Activate your credit card
This page tells you everything you need to know about activating your Lloyds Bank credit card.
How to activate your Lloyds Bank credit card
The quickest way to set up your new credit card is with our Mobile Banking app or online. It's safe, simple and secure.
You’ll need your new credit card to hand and we may need some of your personal information to complete the activation.
It's simple to activate your credit card online using our secure online form.
If you aren’t already registered with Internet Banking, you’ll be able to register once you’ve activated your credit card.
If you are registered for Internet Banking, you can also log on to your account to activate your card online.
The fastest way to activate your new credit card is through our app or secure online form.
If you would rather to speak to a member of our team you can call us on 0800 032 044 or +44 2074 812 548 from outside the UK. Lines are open from 7am-11pm, seven days a week.
You can also activate your credit card at your nearest Lloyds Bank branch.
Our staff can also discuss any other queries you may have about your new credit card, including any services that you may benefit from.
You can activate your credit card quickly and securely with our app.
Please note that you will need to be registered with Internet Banking in order to do so.
What happens after I've activated my card?
Once you've activated your card you will be able to use it for purchases in store and online.
Depending on the credit card you have set up, you'll now have access to a range of online services. Learn more about these below.
Frequently asked questions
You will not need to activate your replacement credit card, unless the sticker on the card asks you to do so.
The main cardholder must activate any additional card, as the 16 digit credit card account number of the main cardholder is needed.
You can activate the additional card online, by calling the number on the credit card sticker or you can pop into your local branch.
Its easy to change your PIN to a number you already know – a memorable date, for instance. You can change your PIN at most UK cash machines. Just insert your card and using the PIN we've sent you, follow the on-screen instructions.
If you’ve forgotten your PIN, you can get an instant reminder using our Mobile Banking app.
Find out how to view your PIN in the app.
If you’d prefer a paper reminder, you can request a PIN reminder which will be sent through the post. You’ll receive your reminder by post in 3-5 working days.
Important legal information
Lloyds Bank plc. Registered office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales No. 2065. Lloyds Bank plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 119278.
We may monitor or record telephone calls to check out your instructions correctly and to help us improve the quality of our service. Calls from abroad are charged according to the telephone service provider’s published tariff. Not all Telephone Banking services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please speak to an adviser for more information.