Activate and start using your new Northwest Federal Visa®Card

Visa Card Features

Card Control

CardControl+ App

Protect your card from fraudulent transactions and manage your card right from your mobile devices with this handy app. Quickly and easily add your cards to your digital wallets, receive transaction alerts, set up travel notices, view NOW REWARDS points, and more.

Download Northwest’s CardControl+ app from the App StoreSM or Google PlayTM to start using it today!


Contactless Payments

Look for the contactless symbol at checkout to simply tap & pay with your EMV-chip enabled Northwest Federal Visa® Debit or credit card for quick, convenient and secure checkout.

Digital Wallet

Digital Wallet Convenience

Simplify the way you shop and never share your card information with a merchant again by adding your Northwest Visa® Debit and credit cards to these digital wallets on your phone or enabled watch/device: Apple Pay®, Samsung Pay®, Google Pay®, LG Pay®, FitBit PayTM, Garmin PayTM.


Environmentally-Friendly Plastic

Our new Visa® cards are produced with recovered ocean plastic, helping to reduce first-use plastic and divert plastic waste from entering the world’s oceans. It’s one more reason you can feel good about carrying a Northwest Federal card!

Great Benefits! NOW REWARDS Visa®


Premier Points: 2% Cash Back* on Purchases

Our relationship rewards program recognizes members for trusting Northwest Federal with their financial needs. Cardholders who meet monthly qualifications, based on the products and services they have with us, can earn 2% cash back* on NOW REWARDS Visa® purchases everywhere. Rewards add up quickly when using your NOW REWARDS Visa® for everyday expenses, recurring expenses, and even big ticket items. Redeem rewards for cash back, exciting adventures and experiences, travel, and more!

Pay with Points

Pay with Points

NOW REWARDS cardholders will be able to Pay with Points already earned instantly! When you make a purchase, you may get notified for the opportunity to redeem points through a 1-click redemption. Redeem these points on the spot and a statement credit for the purchase amount will be applied back to your NOW REWARDS Visa® card. It’s that easy!

*When monthly qualifications are met, NOW REWARDS cardholders receive 2 points for every $1 in NOW REWARDS net purchases which may be redeemed for 2% cash back. If qualifications are not met, NOW REWARDS cardholders receive 1.25 points for every $1 in NOW REWARDS net purchases. Visit for monthly qualification criteria.

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