Card activation

Whether it's a card for a new account, a renewal or a replacement, when you receive your new card, you must activate it before you can use it in shops or online.


  • Activate a new card via Danske Mobile Banking

    How to activate your new card

    Visa/Dankort and Mastercard cards
    • Log on to Danske Mobile Banking
    • Select 'Cards' on the top menu
    • Tap the card you want to activate
    • Select 'Activate your new card'
    • Slide the toggle button ‘Activate’ to the right to activate the new card

    Mastercard cards are automatically activated
    • the first time you pay with the chip and PIN when making a purchase in a shop
    • the first time you withdraw cash from an ATM
  • Activate a new card via Danske eBanking

    How to activate your new card via eBanking

    Visa/Dankort
    • Log on to Danske eBanking
    • Click "Cards and currency" on the top menu of Danske eBanking and choose 'Card overview'
    • Click the arrow next to the card you want to activate and select 'Activate card'
    • We will then ask you to approve
    • Your card is now active

    Mastercard cards are automatically activated
    • the first time you pay with the chip and Pin when making a purchase ina shop
    • the first time you withdraw cash from an ATM.

Need help ?

You can always order a non-binding meeting with one of our advisers.

  • Book a meeting

    You can always order a non-binding meeting with one of our advisers.

  • Call us

    Main number

    +45 70 123 456
    • Contact us Feel free to contact us 24 hours a day

      On weekdays between 9pm and 9am as well as on holidays between 4pm and 10am, we answer calls mainly concerning the blocking of cards and fraud suspicion.

      You can do most things yourself via Mobile Banking and eBanking. See how.

    Technical support eBanking

    +45 70 104 610
    Monday – Thursday:  09.00 - 21.00
    Friday:  09.00 - 18.00
    Weekends and Holidays:  10.00 - 16.00
    More contact numbers.
  • Find us

    Find branch or ATM

Enjoy all the benefits.
Become a Danske Bank customer.