Activate a new card

  • updated 4 mths ago

Virtual cards are activated automatically, but physical cards need to be activated before their first use.

Activate your card

  1. Go to mercury.com/activate and make sure you’re logged in with the Mercury account associated with the card.
    1. If you’re already on your dashboard, go to Cards in the left sidebar menu, click on the Unactivated card next to your name to pull up the card’s details, and click the blue Activate button.
  2. Enter the CVC code.
  3. Create and save a new PIN, which you can change anytime.

Unable to activate? Email help@mercury.com and we can try to activate it for you.

The Mercury Debit Cards are issued by Choice Financial Group and Evolve Bank & Trust, Members FDIC, pursuant to licenses from Mastercard.

The IO Card is issued by Patriot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard.

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