SMS Transaction Alert

SMS Transaction Alert

All AFFINBANK cardmembers are advised to update their mobile phone numbers immediately. AFFINBANK has implemented Transaction Alert via Short Messaging Service (SMS). Transaction Alert via Short Messaging Service (SMS) has been introduced since 1st January 2012. This is one of the measures by AFFINBANK to prevent fraud or unauthorized transaction. SMS Transaction Alert will be sent to the Cardmembers under the following circumstances:-

  1. First time use of the card upon activation
  2. Single transaction exceeding RM500
  3. All Card-Not-Present e.g Internet/MOTO (Mail Order & Telephone Order) transaction, regardless of the amount
  4. 6th transaction made in a day regardless of the amount

Cardmember can opt not to receive the SMS Transaction Alert or to change the threshold amount by completing the SMS Transaction Alert Maintenance Form which can be obtained from your nearest branch or at

Please click the following for more information on:

To ensure effectiveness of the SMS Transaction Alert, kindly update your mobile number via one of the following channels:-

  • Email to
  • Fax to 03-2026 1424
  • Visit nearest AFFINBANK Branch or Card Business Department
  • Mail to:
    Cards Business Department
    Level 1 Menara Affin
    80 Jalan Raja Chulan
    50200 Kuala Lumpur

For more information, kindly contact our Call Centre at 03-5522 3000 (8:00 am to 9:00 pm from Monday to Friday) or Authorisation Centre at 03-2028 6300 (after 9:00 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays)

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