How to Activate Your SunTrust Credit on

So you just received a new credit or debit card from SunTrust (now Truist after merging with BB&T). Great! But before you can start swiping away, you need to activate your card first.

Activating your card is super easy and only takes a few minutes. This guide will walk you through the quick process, whether you have a personal credit card or a SunTrust business debit card. Let’s get started!

Activating Your Personal SunTrust Credit Card

To activate a new or replacement SunTrust personal credit card:

  1. Go to the SunTrust card activation site at
    Heads up! You may get redirected to the Truist website, which is totally normal after the BB&T merger.
  2. Enter your card information:
    • Card number
    • Expiration date
    • Security code
  3. Verify you’re a real human by checking the “I’m not a robot” box and completing the reCAPTCHA.
  4. Click the Activate button.
  5. Follow the confirmation flow to finish activating your card.

And that’s it! Your SunTrust credit card is now active and ready to use for online shopping, paying bills, or swiping in stores.

Activating Your SunTrust Business Debit Card

To activate a SunTrust business debit card, you have two easy options:

  • In person: Visit your nearest SunTrust branch location and they can activate your card quickly.
  • By phone: Call the SunTrust Business Debit Card Activation line at 844-782-2737. Follow the prompts to activate with an automated system.

Either way takes just a few minutes, allowing you to then use your card for necessary business purchases or letting employees spend securely on the company’s behalf.

So whether you just got a shiny new SunTrust personal credit card or a practical business debit card, activating it is a simple process before you can start swiping away!

Have any other questions about activation or getting started with your card? SunTrust’s online Help Center has you covered.

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