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Current VISA Card Blocks:

If your card is declined, contact our after-hours transaction assistance line at 1.888.526.0404 toll free, or call 1.206.352.4951 collect if you're traveling outside of the U.S.

WECU® occasionally blocks transactions in specific purchase areas or through certain merchants to prevent widespread fraud or counterfeit card activity. The following blocks are currently in place:

  • Debit card present transactions in Lebanon, Malaysia and Vietnam
  • Debit and Credit card present transactions in Nigeria
  • PIN purchases at Walmart (Chip transactions are not affected)
  • Debit card present transactions at miscellaneous merchants billing out of Canada
  • Debit card transactions coming from New York

If you have travel plans in the near future please make sure to notify WECU® so that we can assure your cards remain open should you visit any of the affected areas.

Blocked Countries

The following countries are currently blocked due to US foreign policy sanctions through Visa Inc. for U.S. Member-related transactions:

  • Iran
  • Sudan
  • Syria

WECU's Card Services Department is unable to unblock these countries for member transactions.