Apply for your card
You can apply on-line or visit any Post Office branch. You need to be a permanent UK resident, over 18 years old and hold either a valid passport or UK driving license. There is no need to have a bank account.
The minimum load amount is £20 and the maximum load is £500.
You can load your card using your debit card on-line or by cash or debit card in branch.
Choose the type of card that suits you
We offer two types of cards:
A “Pay as you Go” card if you are planning to use your card occasionally.
A “Pay Monthly” card if you are planning to use your card frequently.
For more details regarding the fees & limits, please go to the ‘’Fees’’ tab above.
Receive your card
Your card will be sent to your home address within 4 - 8 days.
In the unlikely event that your card has not arrived within the above time frame, please call us on 0344 335 0759 or +44 20 7272 1764 if calling from abroad.
Activate your card
Once your card arrives you follow the instructions on your welcome letter to activate it.
The easiest way to do this is by sending a simple text message so please make sure you have provided us with your mobile number as part of your application.