For added security, prevent a card from being used in certain places and channels:
- In Europe (excluding UK)
- Throughout the rest of the world
- Online and via telephone
Your card will always be activated to be used in UK shops unless you have reported it lost or stolen.
To activate this feature, call 0800 470 8000, or go to Individual Online Banking, or the Individual Mobile Banking App then navigate to 'Card settings'.
We take every step possible to keep your card details safe. Read more about our guidelines to help you prevent fraudulent activity on your account(s).