VISA Purchase Alerts

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Visa alerts sends you real-time¹ text or email alerts when you pay² with your Visa card.

Why is this Important?

Visa Purchase Alerts can keep your account secure by empowering you to catch fraud.

Just 3 easy steps to get started 

  1. Check to make sure your card is eligible3 (Check your eligibility)
  2. Register your mobile device and email to receive Visa Purchase Alerts.
  3. Choose the notification triggers that match your needs. You'll get real-time1 text or email alerts based on your selected criteria.

Visa Purchase Alerts Triggers

  • Reaching a purchase amount threshold 
  • International purchases 
  • Purchases made on the internet or over the phone
Set notifications that are right for you


  • Keep Your Account Secure
    Get alerts for transactions in real-time and immediately identify potentially fraudulent activity.
  • Take an Active Role
    Track spending and stay on top of account balances.
  • Choose your Alerts
    Adjust your alerts to what makes sense for you and receive them via SMS text or email
visa purchase alerts logo¹ Actual time to receive a transaction alert is dependent on wireless service and coverage within the area.
² A qualified transaction is any transaction routed through Visa
³ Visa Purchase Alerts may not be available in all areas. Account activity qualifying for Visa Purchase Alerts may vary by issuer.

MAX Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving Central and East Alabama, including Montgomery, AL; Auburn, AL; Opelika, AL; Prattville, AL; Wetumpka, AL; and Troy, AL.