Card Controls

Independent Bank offers Card Controls with all of our Debit Mastercards.®

You have the ability to securely control various features of your card right from your smartphone!

How to use your Independent Bank Card Controls:

  • If you are already enrolled in Mobile Banking, open the Independent Mobile app on your smartphone and select More from the bottom menu. Then, select Card Controls from the menu options. (If you need to enroll in Online and/or Mobile Banking, please see instructions below.)
  • Choose which cards you'd like to enable Card Controls.
  • Once the card is enabled, you can then choose which features you'd like to control: Location, Transaction Types, Merchant Types, and Spending Amount Limit.
  • If at any time you'd like to remove these controls, you may disable them.

PLEASE NOTE:  Online and Mobile Banking Enrollment Instructions
To enroll in Mobile Banking, you must also be enrolled in Online Banking. If you are NOT enrolled in Online Banking and would like to be, get started now. If you ARE enrolled in Online Banking, but are NOT enrolled in Mobile Banking and have NOT downloaded our FREE Independent Mobile app, you can download the app on your smartphone (available for both Apple and Android).

Card Control options include:

CardControls_Icon_LocationLocation Controls - Determine which areas are approved for transactions


CardControls_Icon_SpendingLimitsMerchant Types - Select which types of merchants are approved for transactions

CardControls_Icon_MerchantTypeTransaction Types - Determine which types of transactions are approved

CardControls_Icons_TransactionTypeSpending Amount Limit - Set a spending amount limit for transactions

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