Checklist for Card Number or Expiration Date Changes

Here’s what to do when the card number or expiration date changes on your credit card or check card:

  • Activate your new card as soon as you get it in the mail.
  • Update your new information with all merchants that bill your card automatically. Common recurring transactions are listed below. Review your statements to identify any others.
    • Household and Business Expenses
    • Gas/Water/Electric/Garbage
    • TV/Cable/Internet
    • Home/Cell Phone
    • Car Insurance
    • Rent
    • Internet Checkout Services
    • Amazon.com®/iTunes®/Google Checkout®1
    • Online Retail Stores/Clubs
    • Metro/Bus/Toll Booth EZ Passes
    • Services and Subscriptions
    • Gym Memberships
    • School Tuition/ Food Programs
    • Newspaper/Magazine Subscriptions
    • Pharmacy Prescriptions
    • Make payments as usual to the statement showing your old credit card number. The system will credit your account appropriately, and your next statement will reflect the new number.
    • Destroy any remaining credit or check cards with the old card number or expiration date.
    • Destroy all convenience checks with your old credit card number.