How to Activate Your New Huntington Bank Card at

So you just received a shiny new Huntington debit card in the mail! 🏦 Before you can start swiping away, you need to activate it first. Activating your card is a quick and easy process that verifies your identity and readies your card for purchases.

In this handy guide, we’ll walk through the various ways you can activate your Huntington bank card. Whether you prefer handling finances online, over the phone, or in person, we’ve got you covered on the step-by-step process. Let’s get to it!

Activate Online

Activating online via Huntington’s website takes just a few minutes and can be done from the comfort of your home. Here’s how:

  1. Head to the Huntington card activation site at
  2. Sign in with your Huntington online banking username and password
  3. Select “Card Services” and then click “Activate My Debit Card”
  4. Enter the 3-digit CVV security code on the back of your card and hit “Activate”

Done! Your card is now active and ready for online shopping, tapping to pay, and swiping at stores.

Tip: If you’ve forgotten your login info, you can choose “Forgot username/password” or “New to online banking” to recover or set up access.

Use the Mobile App

Prefer to bank on your phone? The Huntington Mobile app makes activating your debit card just as easy.

  • Download and open the Huntington Mobile app
  • Sign into your Huntington account
  • Tap the “More” menu and select “Manage Cards”
  • Choose your new card and enter the 3-digit security code
  • Hit “Activate” and you’re all set!

Call the Activation Line

To speak with a Huntington representative who can activate your card over the phone:

  • Call 1-800-480-BANK (2265)
  • Select the prompts to activate your debit card
  • Follow the automated instructions to verify your identity and complete the activation

The team is available daily from 6AM-midnight ET to help get your card up and running.

Visit a Branch

If you prefer handling finances in person, swing by your local Huntington branch and talk to a banker who can activate your card on the spot.

You can also visit most Huntington ATMs and activate via the on-screen prompts. Just insert or swipe your new card and follow the step-by-step instructions.

So there you have it – activating your Huntington debit card is a total breeze. Now get out there, start swiping your card, and enjoy those sweet, sweet rewards points! Let me know if any other bank-related questions come up. 😄