Pre-paid Card

Take control of your expenses

Kids and adults can manage their expenses

More than just a Card

Cost free

You dont have to pay a card provision1 fee to have it.

Without mandatory charges

Ideal for those who want to have the budget under control.

Digital Card

While waiting for the Physical Card, you can use the digital version in your App and link it to MB Way or a digital wallet to make purchases, payments, transfers or withdrawals.

Take control of your expenses

Safe online shopping

Top up this Card exclusively for your online purchases2, with an amount of your choice, to ensure more safety.

Control over your expenses

Set an amount for your expenses and keep them under control.

On the App you can manage your card

Without mandatory top ups

You can top it up on the App or website, from €5, and then use it for payments and whitdrawals.

Available for transactions online and abroad

You can turn on and off theses funcionalities2 anytime you want on the App.

There's no such thing as too much safety

You have access to the 3D Secure service to online shop with added safety.

MB WAY without costs is AB WAY

Add you Card to MB WAY through the App, so you don't have to carry your wallet again.


On the MB WAY menu, select the option "Withdrawal" and choose the amount. At the ATM simply enter the generated code.


To pay, simply move your phone closer or read the QR Code, or create virtual MB NET cards, for your online purchases. For security reasons, some purchases with MB NET Cards need to be validated in the App. For Cards created through the ActivoBank App, the validation must be done in the same App.

Digital shopping safer? 3D Secure

When you make an online purchase with your Card, you will receive a notification to approve the purchase in the App. This level of security, which is mandatory for all EU merchants, is designed to verify that the Internet payment is being made by the cardholder. ​

This system is available on all ActivoBank Cards and is linked to the phone number registered with the Bank.

Frequently Asked Questions

What else do you need to know?

These are our frequently asked questions.

Can I use the Pre-paid Card as soon as I receive it?

You will need your PIN code to start using your Card. ​

  • On the App: on the home page there will be a notification. Click it and follow the steps.​
  • On the Website: Daily basis > Cards > More Operations > Activate Card.​

You'll receive the PIN code through SMS on the phone number associated with your Account. Before you make the first payment with your Card, go to the ATM and consult your balance or movements to activate the Card.​

How can I top up the Pre-paid Card?

On the App, choose the card and then select "Top up Pre-paid Card".

On the website, login, select Pay > Top up Pre-paid Cards.

What kind of transactions can I perform with the Pre-paid Card?

With your Pre-paid Card you can make payments, withdrawals and online purchases in Portugal and abroad.

Can I transfer the balance of the Pre-paid Card to my Current Account?

Yes. For safety reasons this operation is performed through our Support Line (+351 210 030 700). This operation has associated costs. Consult our price list.

What should I do in case my Card is stolen or lost?

Just talk to us on the Support Line +351 800 913 700, available 24 hours a day and at no cost. ​

How do I validate 3D Secure transactions? 

To validate 3D Secure transactions, you need to ensure that you have:

  • Internet access via mobile data or Wi-Fi;​
  • Notifications are enabled in the ActivoBank application. You can confirm this by logging in to the App, selecting the "More" section and managing notifications under configurations.​

At the moment of online purchase:​

  • Enter your card details and wait.​​
  • You will then receive a notification from the ActivoBank application. Click on it.​​
  • Follow the instructions to validate the payment.​
  • At the end, it's important to go back to the merchant's website or App to complete the purchase.​

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