Text Banking

Aruba Bank’s Text Banking “Touch & Go” is fast, easy and convenient. Stay up-to-date on your finances on the go! 

If you are unable to access an ATM, a physical bank, or even the internet, Aruba Bank Text Banking is the solution. 


  • Easy to manage
  • Receive regular updates
  • Fast and convenient

Aruba Bank Push Text Banking in details

Aruba Bank will send balance information every time your subscribed account(s) meets a set value, for instance when an account reaches a set minimum or maximum balance, or when there is activity on your subscribed account(s). You can receive SMS alerts when enrolled accounts reach a minimum or maximum balance. Receive regular SMS alerts on balance updates.

Select if you wish to receive the PUSH Text Banking messages per:
  • E-mail
  • SMS

With Aruba Bank PUSH Text Banking you can:
  • Receive up to date balance information for all selected accounts (see above-mentioned account types)
  • Receive alerts when selected accounts reach certain a minimum or maximum balance
  • Receive alerts on balance change for selected accounts


Aruba Bank Pull Text Banking in details 

Send a specific request to the bank by using one of your pre-determined commands via an SMS request; an automated system of Aruba Bank will respond on this request. You will receive SMS containing up-to-date balance information on all enrolled accounts. With Pull Text Banking you can also block your Current or Savings account in case of lost or theft of your card in order to avoid misuse.

With Aruba Bank PULL Text Banking you can:

  • Receive reaction on inquiries as requested by text message.

Use one of the following instruction codes for inquiry:

Pull Text Banking Commands

*Pull Services are currently available only to Setar Pre-paid and Post-paid mobile phone users.
SMS Command Text Message Example Text Message respond
BLOCKCARD LOST (space) "6 last digit Mastercard Debit with Maestro Card number" BLOCKCARD LOST 123456 Your Mastercard Debit with Maestro will be blocked permanently and can not be unblocked. Please contact our Contact Center at 527-7777.
BLOCKCARD TEMP (space) "6 last digit Mastercard Debit with Maestro Card number" BLOCKCARD TEMP 123456

Your Mastercard Debit with Maestro will be temporarily blocked
UNBLOCK CARD (space) "6 last digit Mastercard Debit with Maestro Card number" UNBLOCK CARD 123456  Your Mastercard Debit with Maestro will be unblocked
ATM ATM NOORD  Get ATM locations of one of the 6 different districts: Noord, Paradera, Santa Cruz, Oranjestad, Savaneta, San Nicolas
BAL BAL Receive the balance of your primary account (default) 
BAL (space) 'account nickname' BAL CURRENT1
Receive the account balance by Nickname
BLOCK BLOCK CURRENT1  Block your subscribed in case of theft of loss
BCARD (space) "6 last digit ATM Card number" BCARD (6 last digits of ATM Card number)  BCARD (6 last digits of ATM Card number)
BRANCH (space) "Branch Code"
BRANCH CAM or SAN or HATO Receive waiting time Teller, Reception, Insurance (Camacuri only), Customer Service
HELP HELP   Get a list of all Text Banking SMS commands
TIPS TIPS  Get helpful Text Banking tips
HELPCC HELPCC Receive contact information to report lost/stolen credit card 
HELPCC2 HELPCC2 Receive contact information to report blocked credit card
LIST LIST  Get a list of all your subscribed accounts for Text Banking 
RATE (space) currency RATE EUR  Get the latest currency rate for any of these currencies: EUR, USD, ANG, AWG, GBP, CAD, JMD, JPY, CHF

PUSH and PULL Text Banking support the following account types

  • Current/ Debit Account
  • Savings Account
  • Aruba Bank Loans
  • ArubaCard
  • Visa & MasterCard Credit Cards


Required Documents

  • A valid ID
  • A reference letter from your employer


*Please note that specific documents and conditions are applicable to open a non-resident account. Contact our Contact Center at 527 7777 for more information.

Text Banking FAQs

Do you have a question about Text Banking? Read our FAQs.Read more

Text Banking Guide

Do you want to know more about Text Banking? Read our guide. 

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Useful Tips

Sign up for Text Banking and inquire or receive regular updates on your current balance while on the go by simply using your mobile phone.

Do you have questions?

Call our Contact Center during office hours and extended hours at (297)527 7777.

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