Activate your new Barclaycard today

Activate your new Barclaycard today

It's quick and easy to activate your new Barclaycard. You'll need to have either registered to manage your account online , or downloaded the Barclaycard app – then you can just log in and you'll be automatically guided through the activation process.

Barclaycard online servicing

If you’re already registered, just log in to activate your card. You'll find your login ID in your welcome email.

If not, It only takes a few minutes – just make sure you have your credit limit and new card to hand.

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Forgotten your username or ID number?

On your smartphone

You can activate your new card from your mobile.

After downloading our free app you’ll need your credit limit and new card to start using it.

Download on the  App Store  or Google Play

Download the Barclaycard app from the App Store   Download the Barclaycard app from Google Play  

And at the same time:


  • Add another cardholder
You can add additional family members to your account as long as they are over 18 and live at the same address.

  • Set up a direct debit
Never miss a payment – you'll just need to give us your bank account number and sortcode.

  • Transfer a balance 
If you have a balance transfer offer, have the details of the card and balances you'd like to transfer.