Activate—If you purchase your Visa gift card from a retail outlet, the card should be activated and ready for immediate use after purchase. However, if you purchased it online, you'll need to activate it once you receive it. This is typically done online or by calling the toll-free number listed on the card.
Do all gift cards have to be registered?
No. However, this general rule is subject to the following exceptions: A gift card that can be used with multiple unaffiliated sellers of goods or services may contain an expiration date. If so, the expiration date must be printed on the card.
Do Walmart Visa gift cards need to be registered?
You may be required to register your Card at www.walmartgift.com. This protects you if your Card is lost or stolen. In addition, your Card must be registered if you wish to shop online, by mail, or by phone. Most merchants require address information.
Does Visa gift card need activation?
Many Visa Gift cards are activated upon purchase and ready to use. However, if yours requires activation, you'll typically see a sticker with instructions and a toll-free phone number.
How to use Visa gift card online with no name?
How do I use my Visa Gift Card online? You can use your card for online purchases by entering the card number, expiry date and the 3 digit code (CVV) found on the back of the card. Occasionally websites will ask for the name on the card, in these instances simply insert “Gift Card” in the field provided.
Can you use a Visa gift card under 18?
You must be a citizen of the U.S. to purchase the Card. You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase a Card. However, a parent or guardian may purchase a Card and assign a secondary Card to a minor 13-17 years of age. The primary and secondary cardholders are the only people authorized to use the Card.