Vanilla Gift Card: How do I activate my Visa Gift card?

A simple 5 step guide for solving this common Vanilla Gift Card problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Email, Password, Zip code
To register your card, first go to
Enter your card info on the right side column.
There is a link on the side for Registering your card. After you enter your zip code, the link becomes "Edit your card".
Once the card is registered to your zip code, you still need to activate it.
Find the cardholder agreement link, or the number on the back of the card packaging and call the toll-free number to activate your card. You will be prompted by an automated message to enter the card number.
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Author: Ollie • March 15th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Vanilla Gift Card customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Vanilla Gift Card: How do I activate my Visa Gift card?; I accidentally bought a my Vanilla Debit card and would like it to be switched to a gift card.; My transaction won't go trough I've been trying to purchase something of Amazon and my card keeps declining; Tried to activate my card online and it didn't work... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 5 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 24 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Vanilla Gift Card. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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