Purchase Alerts

Help reduce fraud and monitor your spending anytime, anywhere with Alerts from Citizens Bank powered by Visa.

With near real-time Alerts from Citizens Bank powered by Visa, you can receive updates on your Visa card activity. And this unique service is available for Citizens Bank Visa cardholders.

After your Visa card has been used, you’ll receive an alert through text message or email. If there is fraudulent activity, you can find out within minutes and act quickly to resolve the situation.

How you use the service is up to you. You can choose to receive alerts when your Visa card is used for purchases over a specified amount,online transactions, purchases outside the United States, and more. You can even customize the purchase amount threshold—for example, setting it to only receive alerts for purchases above $50.

Select the delivery options that best meet your needs, with text messages, emails, or both for extra security and convenience. Each alert contains important information, including the purchase amount, merchant name and location (if available), and the last four digits of the Visa card used to keep you best informed.


Sign Up for Purchase Alerts Today! or Log In for Existing Alert Users.


*Actual time to receive Alerts powered by Visa dependent on wireless service and coverage within area. Alerts service may not be available in all areas. Gasoline alerts may not include purchase amount.Account activity qualifying for Alert service may vary by issuer. Additional restrictions apply.