Activating the Bakkt® Visa® Debit Card in the Bakkt® App

This article will provide instructions on how to activate your Bakkt Card. 

1. Select Bakkt Card. 

2. Click on Choose Your Bakkt Card. 

3. If you have not yet completed the verification process, select Ok, I'm Ready. If you have already completed the verification process, skip to Step 7. 

4. Please enter your birth date and click Continue

5. Please enter your Social Security number and click Continue.  

We are currently only able to serve residents of the United States. This excludes Hawaii. 

6. Please enter what you do for a living and click Continue

7. Check the box certifying that you are at least 18 years of age after reviewing the Cardholder Agreement and click Continue. 

8. You will then see a prompt stating Great! Your Bakkt Card is ready to use!

9. Click Close to view your Bakkt® Visa® Debit Card menu.

Please note, the following information:

  • When using your Bakkt card, you must run it as credit since there is not a PIN number associated with your card. 
  • You will first need to link a bank account to the Bakkt App in order to fund your Bakkt card.
  • For tap-to-pay convenience add the Bakkt card to Apple Wallet® and Google PayTM


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