Open a checking account and choose your Debit Card!
WaFd Bank's debit cards include EMV chip technology and are enabled for contactless payments at thousands of contactless-enabled checkouts, providing for a fast and secure way to "tap" and pay, without handing over or inserting your card.
Our cards include surcharge-free access to over 40,000 MoneyPass ATMs around the country and Visa Purchase Alerts, giving you greater access and control of your money.
See our Debit Card FAQs.
Use your WaFd Bank contactless card to make payments
Look for the Contactless Symbol at the checkout terminal for a convenient and secure payment method.
Simply tap your WaFd Bank contactless card on the checkout terminal near the Contactless Symbol.
Your payment is securely processed in seconds. Once your payment is processed, you’re good to go!
A digital debit card easily connects your personal bank account to your digital wallet for instant, contactless, and secure shopping wherever you go. Digital Debit Cards in Your Digital Wallet
Visa Debit Card purchase alerts
Keep your account more secure. Visa Purchase Alerts on your debit card allow you to know where your money is going, so that you can stay on top of your account activity. After enrolling your card with Visa, you'll get real-time email alerts whenever your purchase meets the criteria you select during enrollment.
Please note: Purchase alerts will be delivered via email directly from Visa. Alerts will be sent only for transactions that are completed through the Visa network; not all types of transactions will trigger an email alert.
Follow 3 steps to enroll:
- Visit Visa.com/PurchaseAlerts.
- Register your information. For security purposes, you may be required to input a verification code.
- Choose the notification triggers that match your needs, such as transactions exceeding a set dollar amount, or any international purchases.
Frequently Asked Questions
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