How do I activate my Qonto card ?
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Written by Gabrielle
Updated over a week ago

I've just received my card, what do I do now?

Our cards can now be used directly after their creation ⚡ More infos here

  1. Easy online payments : Your online payments are secured via 3DS protocols, learn more about it here

  2. In-store mobile payments : You can add your physical card to Apple Pay or Google Pay in a few clicks

Nevertheless, to finalize its activation, you have to activate its PIN code

Why do I need to activate my PIN code ?

Once you receive your physical card, using your PIN code for the first time (physical payment or withdraw) will allow to fully activate your card in a secured way :

  • The contactless payments

  • The monthly payment limits above 20,000€ for PLUS and X card

💡 By downloading the mobile Qonto app you’ll have access to your PIN code at any time, so you can check when you have any doubt.

Good to know

  • You can customize the name of your cards to organize your expenses. 👉 How to customize my Qonto card name?

  • If the card has been set up for you, you can review at anytime the payment limits and options you have access to from your Cards section.

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