Activating Your Bank of America Card: A Simple Guide

So you just got a shiny new Bank of America credit card, debit card, or EDD card in the mail. Awesome! But before you can start swiping, you gotta activate it first.

Activating your card is super easy and only takes a few minutes. This guide will walk you through it step-by-step for credit cards, debit cards, and EDD cards. Let’s get started!

Activating Your Bank of America Edd Credit Card

Got your new BOA credit card? Here’s how to get it up and running:

Through Online Banking

If you already use BOA’s online banking:

By Phone

Don’t use online banking? No prob!

  • Call 800-222-7365 from the phone number linked to your BOA account
  • Follow the voice prompts to activate

Easy peasy!

New to online banking?* No worries! You can enroll here first using your account number, then follow the steps above to activate your card.*

Activating Your Debit Card

Activating your BOA debit card is similar:

Through Online Banking

Through Mobile App

  • Download BOA app on your device
  • Log in to your account
  • Find and select debit card activation

At Store Purchase

You can also activate it by making a purchase while entering your PIN. Easy!

Activating Your EDD Card

For EDD cards, here’s the process:

And that’s it – you’re all set to use your card!

Still having issues activating your card? Contact BOA Customer Service:

  • EDD Card: 866-692-9374
  • Debit Card: 800-432-1000
  • Credit Card: 800-732-9194

The friendly reps can help get your card up and running in no time.

So there you have it – with just a few quick steps, you’ll have your shiny new BOA card activated and ready to swipe, tap, or dip. Congrats!