A step-by-step guide to activating your new credit card
When your new credit card arrives, you'll need to activate it before you can use it. Sign the back of your card and choose one of two easy ways to activate it:
If you are registered for online banking it's easy to activate your card online. Just follow these steps:
- Log onto online banking.
- Select your credit card account.
- Select 'Manage your account' and 'Activate card' and follow the steps to activate your card.
- Enter your card number.
- Follow the prompts to register your account for our automated banking services (if you're not already registered).
- Once registered, select the card activation option and follow the prompts. Your HSBC credit card will be ready to use as soon as you're done.
Activate my credit card
Log onto Online Banking to activate your credit card now.