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Frequently Asked Questions

Credit Cards


  • How do I change my credit card limit or credit card type?

    To change your credit card type or credit limit, please call 13 25 77 or visit your local branch and one of our friendly team will be happy to assist.

  • What happens if I get sick, have an accident or lose my job and I can't pay my loan?

    When you took out your loan or credit card with us, you would have been offered optional insurance to cover unforeseen events like accidents and unemployment. 

    Please call 13 25 77 or visit your local branch so we can check whether you have insurance on your loan.

  • What is a VISA chargeback?

    'Chargeback' is the term used for debiting a merchant’s bank account with the amount of a transaction that had previously been credited. For example, claiming funds back from a retail store and crediting the funds back to your account. There are a number of different reasons why a transaction will be charged back, but they mainly fall into four categories:

    • Where the merchant has made an error at the point of sale, for example, an expired card has been used;
    • The cardholder or the Card Issuing Company (“the Issuer”) is disputing the transaction. For example, the card or cardholder were not present at the point of sale and possible fraud may have taken place;
    • The goods were never received or service never provided;
    • The transaction was duplicated.

    What is the process?

    You are required to write a Letter of Dispute and ensure you include the below information:- Your name, VISA card number and member number;

    • The circumstances of the loss;
    • That you did not authorise or participate in the transaction, or the goods/services of an authorised transaction were never received/provided;
    • List the transaction as it appears on your statement, clearly specifying the disputed transaction details;  amount, date and merchant name to positively identify the transaction(s) associated with the chargeback;
    • Request the unauthorised transaction be investigated and request a refund;
    • All correspondence between yourself, as the cardholder, and the merchant indicating your attempts to have the matter resolved
    • Police report number (for stolen cards only)

    We then lodge the claim to be investigated – You should receive advice of our findings within 21 days of your lodging the Letter of Dispute. If we are unable to complete our investigation within the 21 days we reserve the right, by notifying you in writing, to extend the investigation period by up to a further 24 days.
    If the merchant’s bank accepts the dispute, a credit is posted to your account.
    If the merchant’s bank does not accept we will continue with further investigation, if this is unsuccessful a VISA chargeback fee may apply (see Fees & Charges).

    What happens if you don’t lodge your dispute straight away?

    You should make every effort to report a disputed Transaction to us in writing within 30 days of the date of the statement of account which itemises the disputed Transaction, so that we may reasonably ask for a Chargeback where such right exists. A failure to report a disputed Transaction and/or provide additional information within this timeframe and in the form we require could affect our ability to claim a Chargeback right (if any) under the Card Scheme Rules.

  • Can I transfer the balance of my credit card from a different bank?

    Yes, we can pay out your credit card balance* from another financial institution and transfer it to a P&N Bank credit card. 

    You can apply for a credit card online. Alternatively, please call 13 25 77 or visit your local branch and one of our friendly team will be happy to assist

    *Balance Transfers are subject to approval. Standard lending criteria, terms and conditions apply


  • How do I access the benefits of my Visa Platinum Credit Card?

    You can access a wide range of lifestyle, travel and entertainment benefits at

    You may also be interested in the Visa Platinum Credit Card Insurance Policy Information Booklet

  • Why am I paying interest for my credit card? I always pay it out.

    If you withdrew a cash advance, then interest will accrue from the date of the transaction as there is no interest free period on any cash advance transactions. 

    For purchases, as long as we receive the statemented full closing balance on or before the 28th day of that same month, your credit card should remain interest free.

  • What is the Visa Global Customer Assistance phone number?

    The Visa Global Customer Assistance phone number is +1 303 967 1090.


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