Where a customer can go online to activate their debit card will vary depending on the bank that they have an account with. For example, Bank of America states customers can activate their debit card online by signing in to online banking. ATM or phone activation is also available.
Customers of US bank also have the opportunity to activate their cards online through online banking, according to the bank's website. Customers will have to select customer service to begin the process. US Bank also allows customers to activate their debit card online using mobile banking by selecting the more menu and then self service.