When you present your Visa debit card as payment, simply inform the cashier of the amount of money you will be deducting from your card. You may choose another form of payment to pay the remaining balance.
Yes, you can use your Visa card internationally at any location that accepts Visa debit cards. You can also get cash at any ATM that displays the acceptance marks located on the back of your Card (Chase, Allpoint, Interlink, Plus and Visa). However there is an additional 3.5% foreign exchange fee for all transactions outside the United States.
Please call 1-877-705-8586 or visit the website at mycardonline.net if you have questions or want to check your account balance. There is also an option to check your balance by text message, which can be configured within the mycardonline.net site. Lastly, you can also check your account balance at an ATM, however, you will be charged a balance inquiry fee at an ATM. (See program terms and conditions for details.)
To access the IVR and card holder website you will need your sixteen digit card number and four digit access code which is the last four digits of your social security number or government issued identification number (example, Citizenship & Immigration Service/INS number)..
Your card can be replaced at BioLife or by calling customer service at 1-877-705-8586. A replacement fee will apply. (See program terms and conditions for details.)
Yes, you can donate that day and receive payment even if you forgot your card. We can load your donor funds onto your Visa debit card even when it is not in your possession.
This varies between different gas station companies and can lead to additional surcharges or holds on your balance. It is strongly recommended to use the card inside the gas station rather than pay at the pump.
Yes. However, you should be aware that some restaurants might factor in an automatic tip (usually 20%) above the purchase amount, when authorizing card purchases. Only the amount you sign for will be deducted from your account after the hold is released from your account.
Allpoint Network ATMs may give a message stating that the cardholder will be charged a fee for using the ATM. You should continue the transaction by answering "yes”. When you get your receipt, you'll see that you were not assessed a surcharge (i.e., the withdrawal amount on your receipt will show $20, $40, $60, etc., as opposed to $21.50, $41.50, $61.50, etc. shown when you pay a surcharge).
Please call Customer Support at 1-877-705-8586 or go to the website at mycardonline.net. to report ATM shortage claims/ ATM disputes.
Donors who report a hold on their account and want it released early must have the merchant submit a Pending Authorization Release form. You will need to contact Customer Support at 1-877-705-8586 to advise them of the issue and receive a copy of the release form.
Standard Procedure for Pending Authorization Releases: Standard authorization hold time is 7 calendar days, with an automatic release on the 8th day.
If the cardholder wants their funds returned faster, they have the option of asking the merchant to send a fax to Customer Support.
Debit Card Pending Authorization Release Request Fax Requirements:
Fax the letter to:
Attention: Card Services: Supervisor on Duty
Fax number: 1-414-341-7417
Important: the merchant must provide all of the information listed above. If not, the transaction will not be reversed. If the merchant sends the fax, the transaction is reversed within 30-60 minutes from the time the fax is received.
Please contact Customer Support and advise them of the ATM situation.
Please have the following details of the transaction on hand:
Some of this information will appear on the ATM receipt and/or a sticker on the standalone ATM.
As a reminder, when you use a Chase or Allpoint ATM, the first withdrawal following a donation is free. These do not accumulate and additional withdrawals prior to a new donation will be subject to a withdrawal fee. If your first withdrawal from a Chase or Allpoint ATM following a donation incurred a fee, contact customer service at 877-705-8586. If possible, please have your receipt available.