Card Design

Customize your debit card

Show off your personal style—every time you pay

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Personalize your debit card in just minutes.1 Need ideas? Check out our image galleries and choose your favorite—or upload your own portrait to help prevent fraud.

Design options

Make your card pop with the photo of your choice. You can even pick the orientation—landscape or portrait—that best fits your image.

Choose from:

  • Gallery images – Browse hundreds of professional photos in our image library
  • Your personal collection – Upload your favorite photo or image
  • Your photo ID – Upload your profile picture for an added layer of card security

Choose an image

When deciding which photo to use on your debit card, consider:

  • Family friend or pet photos
  • A vacation spot
  • Your favorite collectible
  • Your child's artwork

Delivery timeline

Gallery images – Debit cards personalized with a gallery image will be delivered in 3 to 5 business days after your submission.

Personal and photo ID – Debit cards personalized with your own image or photo ID will go through a 2 to 3 business day image approval process.1 Debit cards will be delivered 3 to 5 business days after image approval.

If your image is denied, you have 10 days from your request for personalization to submit a new image. If you do not submit an image within 10 days, a standard card will be issued.


Debit card personalization is free to new debit cardholders and existing cardholders.

Keep in mind:

  • A new debit card number will be generated whenever you personalize a debit card

Don't have a BB&T checking account?

1Personalizing a debit card is free to new and existing BB&T debit cardholders. Once a BB&T debit cardholder initiates card personalization, the cardholder has 10 days to complete the personalization process. If an image is not uploaded within 10 days of initiation, a standard debit card will be issued. For existing debit cardholders, personalizing a card will generate a new debit card number. The personalized card will replace the cardholder’s existing standard debit card. See our full card personalization disclosures and image upload terms of service for more details.

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