Do you have to call a phone number to activate a prepaid Visa card?


Quick Answer

Whether or not a Visa prepaid card must be activated depends on the card's issuer. Some require activation and others are activated at the time of purchase.

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Customers can purchase a Visa prepaid card for themselves or as gifts for others. When the purchase is made, it is important to note the balance on the card, as well as any fees associated with the card's use and the expiration date of the card. At the time of purchase, customers receive paperwork documenting these and other important issues.

It is important to be aware of the remaining card balance, as trying to make a purchase for more than the balance will result in a declined transaction.

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