In the complicated world of credit card Wells Fargo makes the activation process as simple as pie.
- Requires a username and password
- Activation should take less than 60 seconds
- Once the card has been activated sign the back of it immediately
- Wells Fargo credit and debit cards can be used to obtain cash, make deposits, and access more than 13,000 Wells Fargo ATMs
How do you Activate Wells Fargo Credit Card?
There are a variety of ways to activate a Wells Fargo credit or debit card. Here we will cover all of the options.
The online option requires the card members to visit www.WellsFargo.com/Activate.
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Activate Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card (or any credit/debit card)
First only apply for the Wells Fargo secured line of credit cards if you are having issues being approved for a more traditional card.
Having said that there are 3 ways to activate the card:
- Online or via the Wells Fargo Mobile App (best for card holders under the age of 30)
- Via toll-free phone: 1-877-294-6933 (ideal for old people who don’t trust anything or anyone)
- Activate at any Wells Fargo ATM with PIN number
Wells Fargo Credit Card Activation Sticker
New Wells Fargo credit cards arriving via US Mail should have an activation sticker.
If the card does not have an activation sticker please dial the Wells Fargo fraud department at 1-800–869-3557 toll-free ASAP.
Wells Fargo Credit Card Activate Phone
This method is the easiest and most ideal.
Activating a Wells Fargo credit card over the phone will only take a few seconds and is an automated process (thank the heavens you won’t have to speak with a live customer service agent who may speak broken English).
Any general questions in regards to WellsFargo.com/Activate can be directed to 1-800-869-3557, 24 hours a day – 7 days.
Small business customers seeking help activating a Wells Fargo Business Credit Card can dial toll-free 1-800-225-5935 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.