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What should I do if my card-reader displays: 'CARD ERROR 1, 2 or 3'?

This means that there is a problem with your card's chip.

Please try the below troubleshooting as this could resolve the card reader issue for you:

  • Please check the card is entered the correct way - chip face up and entered first
  • Please check there's no dust is in the reader

To order a new card-reader for Online Banking:

  1. Log in to your Online Banking service at (opens in a new window)
  2. Select 'Security' from the left hand menu.
  3. In the 'Using a card-reader' section select 'Order a card-reader'.
  4. Select a reason from the drop down menu.
  5. Click 'Confirm'.

Your card-reader will arrive within 6 working days.