Restrictions on Traveling
California - Debit Card PIN only transactions are allowed for the following merchant categories:

  • Gas Station (transaction that requires a signature)
  • Grocery (ex: Super K-mart, Super Target, Walmart, Publix, Winn Dixie, etc.)
  • Drug stores (ex: Walgreens, CVS, etc.)

Platinum Credit Card Restrictions:

  • Grocery Stores in California over $100.00
  • Western Union over $299.00
  • Turkish Airlines will be denied

Classic Credit Card Restrictions:

  • Signature based transactions will be denied in India
  • Western Union over $299.00
  • Turkish Airlines will be denied

For assistance:
M-Thurs.: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fri.: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 305-270-5254

You may also call the Member Service Center if you are not able to call during the hours listed above.


If you are travelling to any of the countries listed below, please call our Member Service Center to confirm that your VISA Credit or Debit card will work.  For additional travel tips, visit www.sfefcu.org/travelingabroadtips. Restrictions may apply for the following countries:

*Federal Regulations prohibit transactions to these countries.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Albania
Debit Card

Antigua and Barbuda
Debit Card

Australia
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Austria
Debit Card

Azerbaijan
Debit Card



B

Balkans
*Wire Transfers

Belarus
Debit Card, *Wire Transfers

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Debit Card

Brazil
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Bulgaria
Debit Card

Burma
*Wire Transfers



C

Cameroon
Debit Card

Chile
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

China
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Colombia
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Congo, The Republic
*Wire Transfers

Cuba
*Wire Transfers

Croatia
Debit Card

Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
*Wire Transfers

Cyprus
Debit Card

Czech Republic
Debit Card



E

Egypt
Debit Card

Estonia
Debit Card



F

France
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)



G

Georgia
Debit Card

Germany
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Gibraltar
Debit Card

Guyana
Debit Card



H

Hong Kong
Debit Card



I

Iceland
Debit Card

India
Debit Card

Iran
*Wire Transfers

Iraq
*Wire Transfers

Ireland
Debit Card

Israel
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)



J

Japan
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)



K

Kazakhstan
Debit Card

Kenya
Debit Card

Korea, Republic of
Debit Card

Kyrgyzstan
Debit Card



L

Latvia
Debit Card

Lebanon
Debit Card, *Wire Transfers

Liberia
*Wire Transfers

Libya
*Wire Transfers

Lithuania
Debit Card

Luxembourg
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)



M

Macedonia
Debit Card

Malawi
Debit Card

Malaysia
Debit Card

Malta
Debit Card

Mauritius
Debit Card

Mexico
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Moldova
Debit Card



N

Nepal
Debit Card

Netherlands
Debit Card

Netherlands Antilles
Debit Card

Nigeria
Debit Card

North Korea
*Wire Transfers



P

Pakistan
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Poland
Debit Card



R

Romania
Debit Card

Russian Federation
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Rwanda
Debit Card



S

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Debit Card

Saudia Arabia
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Serbia
Debit Card

Sierra Leone
Debit Card

Singapore
Debit Card

Slovakia
Debit Card

Slovenia
Debit Card

Somalia
*Wire Transfers

Somoa
Debit Card

South Africa
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Spain
Debit Card

Sudan
*Wire Transfers

Sweden
Debit Card

Switzlerland
Debit Card

Syria
*Wire Transfers



T

Taiwan
Debit Card

Tajikistan
Debit Card

Thailand
Debit Card

Tunisia
Debit Card

Turkey
Debit Card

Turkmenistan
Debit Card



U

United Arab Emirates
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Uzbekistan
Debit Card



V

Venezuela
Non-ATM PIN transactions (Debit Card)

Vietnam
Debit Card



Y

Yemen
*Wire Transfers



Z

Zimbabwe
*Wire Transfers
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