Register easily via the bleep app and issue your bleep card immediately. Load it and start your on-line purchases immediately.
Transactions using a POS with just a... bleep
Shortly after issuing your bleep card, you will also receive it by mail for making purchases using the POS at stores. Just activate it using the bleep app in order to receive its PIN via SMS.
Load it using any card
Use any credit debit or prepaid card in order to load bleep card, and be informed about the charges from the first moment of loading.
Your card's security is in your hands
Manage your card's security settings via the bleep app. Activate or deactivate the use of your card for electronic purchases and purchases in physical stores at any given moment. Connect easily to your subscription, using a 4-digit code.
It is the first mobile app provided by a Greek bank that is addressed to all Customers, regardless of the bank they work with and which enables the entire card issuing procedure to take place online. Available for iOS and Android devices.
What is the bleep card?
The prepaid, reloadable card that is issued entirely online, via the bleep app.
It is immediately available via the bleep app, for your online purchases. In addition, it is sent to you by post so that you can use it for purchases at stores featuring the Mastercard logo, all over the world!
You can activate, load and manage your card, as well as monitor its balance and activity, via the bleep app.
How can I obtain the bleep card?
To obtain your bleep card, all you have to do is download the bleep app. You will only need a few minutes to issue it! Just scan your identity card or passport and take a selfie. If you are already an Alpha Bank Customer, you can also log in to the bleep app and issue your card using your myAlpha Web username and password.
How will I receive the PIN for my card?
Once you activate your card via the bleep app, you will immediately receive the PIN on your mobile phone.
If you choose to activate your card via myAlpha Web, you must select “PIN Delivery” under Cards => Maintenance.
What is the cost of issuing a bleep card?
There is no cost for bleep cards issued by 30/6/2019.
Subscription fee (one-off)
1% on the load amount, €1 minimum charge and €5 maximum charge
Subscription fee for re-issuing the card (one-off)
Free of charge if unloading is executed via Alpha Bank channels
Foreign exchange transaction charges
Up to 2.5% on the transaction amount (regardless of the amount)
How can I top it up?
Very easily, via the bleep app, by charging any of your cards, issued by any bank
Via myAlpha Web, by transferring the desired amount from a deposit account.
I have not yet received my card by post. Can I carry out transactions?
Of course you can! You can make online purchases using your card details, available in the bleep app. The 3-digit CVC2 code will appear if you press the corresponding button on your card, as displayed in the bleep app.
I received my card by post. Where can I use it?
After you activate your card online, via the bleep app, you can make your purchases at stores featuring the Mastercard logo, all over the world!
Can I also have interest-free instalments?
No. This is a prepaid card so you can carry out transactions according to the amount that you have loaded the card with each time.
Can I carry out contactless transactions?
Yes, by using your card as well as your mobile phone, via the Tap ‘n Pay service, at POS terminals featuring the contactless logo.
What are the limits for my transactions?
The following limits apply to bleep card transactions:
Limits per loading: €5 minimum and €2,500 maximum
Daily limit for purchases: €1,500
Daily withdrawal and unloading limit: €800
In addition, if you are an Alpha Bank Customer whose personal details have not been fully certified by the Bank, and you have issued your bleep card with restricted transaction limits, the following limits apply:
Annual limit for loading and using the card for purchases: €2,500
Annual withdrawal and unloading limit: €1,000
Can I use the bleep card for cash withdrawals?
According to the legislation in force, prepaid cards cannot presently be used to withdraw cash from ATMs at any bank in Greece or abroad.
If you do not have an Alpha Bank account, you can unload your card at any Alpha Bank Branch, by transferring the amount that you unload to an account of a third bank (i.e. as a fund transfer), which is subject to a fund transfer commission, as applicable in accordance with the Alpha Bank price list.
How can I monitor the card’s balance and activity?