Contactless Debit Cards

Activate your new card by May 20, 2022

Your NEW Contactless Debit Card

American National is issuing ALL existing debit cardholders with a NEW debit card with contactless technology.
NOTE, this new card has a NEW CARD NUMBER so your current card will no longer work as of May 20, 2022, or once your new card is activated and used for the first time.

Follow these steps to start using your new contactless debit card!
  • Activate your card using the instructions on the card mailed to your home. 
  • Verify your new card information with merchants that directly debit/credit your card.
  • Set up Card Management within our online and mobile banking to control how and when your card is used. 
  • Add your contactless card to your digital wallet.

Look. Tap. Go!

A simple and secure tap is all it takes to pay for things you need. Our contactless debit card makes payments more secure, convenient, and touch-free. 

How To Use Your Contactless Card

1.  Look for the contactless symbol on the payment terminal
2.  Tap your card within a couple inches to the front of the terminal
3.  Once your payment is confirmed, you're good to go!

You may still insert or swipe your new card at any payment terminal.

  • With contactless payment options, just tap and pay and you're on your way.
  • Use your debit card at ATMs worldwide - just look for the Visa®  logo
  • Need a new card? We offer same-day re-issues inside our branch locations.


  • Transactions are encrypted with a unique one-time code that securely protects your payment information
  • Use Card Management to choose how, when, and where your card is used. Report your card lost or stole, set travel alerts, and set preferences for transactions based on location, merchant type, and more!


  • Explore the benefits of Visa® Offers + Perks to access offers and deals, including food and beverages, shopping, entertainment, and more!
  • When you enroll in our Round-Up Savings program, you can save money each time you use your debit card. We transfer the difference between your purchase amount and the next whole dollar amount to your savings account so you save money without even thinking about it. It really adds up over time. 

FAQ's for Reissued Cards

Contactless cards provide the latest technology, with the added convenience of tap-to-pay, often including the benefit of not having to interact with or touch a card reader at checkout. With convenience in mind, American National is issuing contactless debit cards to all of our current cardholders.
Your new AMNB contactless debit card replaces your existing card. Your old card will no longer work as of May 20, 2022 or once your new card is activated and used for the first time. You may continue to use your current card until the new one arrives. Therefore, please activate your new Visa Debit Card as soon as possible to avoid transaction interruptions.
Yes, your card number has changed and once activated, you will be prompted to set up a PIN. This can be the same code you have used previously. We encourage you to update your card information for any merchants with whom you've set up  automatic bill pay. 
No. Contactless technology requires the merchant to first initiate the payment, and the contactless chip card must be held in close proximity (1-2 inches) to the terminal for a transaction to take place.
Yes. Since your new card has a new card number, expiration date, and security code, you will need to ensure the information is up to date for any automatic transactions. Some larger merchants may update your information automatically through our partnership with VISA, but we recommend you verify your card number to ensure no payments are missed.

When calling the card activation number, please verify you are following the below steps.
  1. You are calling from a telephone number that we have listed for your name and address under your individual profile record. This is usually a mobile, home, and/or a business phone number. You can verify your information by calling us, via our Messaging Feature within online banking and mobile app, or visiting your local branch.
  2. You are entering the last 4-digits of the card number correctly
  3. You are entering the 4-digit expiration date correctly
  4. You are entering the last 4 digits of the SSN associated with the name on the card that you are activating.
Call the Customer Support Center at 800-240-8190. Once you receive the card, it is very important that you activate your new card immediately by calling the number listed on the activation sticker.
No. However, the card should be close (within 1-2 inches) to the Contactless Symbol on the contactless-enabled terminal
Unfortunately not. If you previously established card management settings, you will need to set them up again with the new card in your online banking app.
Yes! Though your new card has the contactless feature, it can still be used as a contact card - inserted or swiped!