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How do I get a Debit Card?

You can get your debit card by calling 1-888-936-8402 or stop by one of our select locations to receive your card instantly.

What is a Debit Card?

Our Debit Card is a fast and easy way to pay for everyday purchases. It offers the convenience of plastic versus carrying a bulky checkbook or a lot of cash. Whether you're running errands, buying groceries, shopping for clothes or dining out, you don't have the hassle of writing a check and presenting I.D. You can use the card anywhere VISA® is accepted.

It's an ATM Card, too.

Your First Heritage Debit Card will give you access to the same ATM services you have grown to rely on. Withdraw cash, transfer balances, make inquiries and point-of-sale purchases.

Our VISA debit cards are embedded with smart chip technology for extra security and you can make secure and convenient purchases with Mobile Wallet.  Plus, with smsGuardian you can sign up to receive transaction alerts via text message.  If you respond affirmatively to unauthorized activity, the information is immediately routed to a fraud analyst for card blocking and follow up, reducing the time in which subsequent unauthorized transactions could take place.

When given a choice, always select "credit".

When using your Debit Card in a grocery store, or anywhere you will be required to swipe the card yourself, you will be given various choices (ATM, debit, credit, etc.) to select. This does not mean the purchase will be processed as a credit transaction, but it ensures that the Debit Card will be processed like a check instead of an ATM card.

Lost or stolen Debit Card

Report your card lost or stolen, or call toll free 1-800-682-6075.

Instant Issue Service

The instant issue debit and credit card service offers First Heritage Federal Credit Union members the purchasing power of VISA right away.  Cards are printed on demand at our offices located in Painted Post, Elmira Heights or Wellsboro. For more information call toll free 800-833-3338.

Activate your new Debit Card

Activate your new Card, or call toll free 1-800-411-6390.

 

sms Guardian™ alerts

Sign up to receive transaction alerts via text message. If you respond affirmatively to unauthorized activity, the information is immediately routed to a fraud analyst for card blocking and follow up, reducing the time in which subsequent unauthorized transactions could take place.