Debit cards

Everyday payments made easy

Get total control of your current account with a Barclays debit card.

  • Simple, quick and secure payments
  • Pay with your phone using Apple Pay or Contactless Mobile
  • Verified by Visa gives you even greater security when shopping online

Using your debit card

Make quick and easy payments with your Barclays debit card wherever you see the Visa sign

  • Shopping when you're out

    Pay for goods in shops and stores by Chip and PIN or contactless anywhere you see the Visa sign – it’s quick, simple and secure.

    You can spend any amount when you pay with Chip and PIN – as long as you have sufficient funds – but the limit for contactless is £30 with your physical debit card. The limits are higher with mobile payments through Apple Pay or Contactless Mobile.

  • Shopping online

    Purchase  items with your Barclays debit card online wherever you see the Visa sign.

    As soon as you receive your Barclays Visa debit card you’re automatically registered for Verified by Visa. We’ll occasionally as you for some extra security information to verify your purchases when you checkout online, protecting your card against unauthorised use.

    And if our security team see any suspicious activity on your card, we’ll be in touch. Remember, you’ll get back any money that’s stolen if you’re a victim of fraud through no fault of your own.

  • Cash withdrawal in pounds in the UK

    Withdraw up to £300 1 a day free of charge at any of our ATMs or any cash machines where you see the Visa or Plus signs – other companies may charge a fee.

    If you want to withdraw more than £300, just pop in to one of our branches. For an amount over £2,000, just give us 24 hours’ notice so we can have the money ready for you to pick up. You’ll need to have enough money in your account for any withdrawal.

    Find your nearest branch or ATM with our branch finder – it lets you search by address, town or post code. Or if you’re out and about, you can also search with the Barclays Mobile Banking app.

  • Shopping when you're abroad

    Using your Barclays debit card to pay for goods when abroad is safe, easy and convenient – you can use it anywhere you see the Visa sign. We’ll charge you a 2.75% Non–Sterling Transaction Fee2 every time you buy something. 

    There’s no need to tell us you’re travelling abroad either – if we’re concerned about a transaction made using your card, we’ll get in touch to check it’s genuine.

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  • Cash withdrawal in a foreign currency outside the UK

    There’re plenty of places you can withdraw cash using your Barclays debit card when you're abroad. You can take out up to £300 a day3 (as long as you have enough money in your account), and if you use a Barclays or Global Alliance machine you can save £1.50 on each withdrawal.

    If your card is lost or stolen there’s no need to panic. You can call our 24-hour emergency helpline and we can arrange some emergency cash for you. You can also let us know through our mobile banking app, if you've registered.

    Find your nearest overseas ATM

Bring your debit card to life

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Debit card FAQs

Helpful information about your Barclays debit card.

Broken or damaged cards

If your card’s suffering from wear and tear, here’s some info that may help.

Blocked card

There’re several reasons your card may be blocked, find out why.


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