Wells Fargo ATM Withdrawal And Deposit Limits & How To Get More Cash

San Francisco, California, USA - April 24, 2011:  Three Wells Fargo ATM machines located side by side at a bank branch in the downtown San Francisco Financial District.
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Getting cash from an ATM is an easy way to make sure you always have plenty of money in your wallet. However, banks limit the amount of money you can withdraw from an ATM each day for security reasons.

If you have a debit card from Wells Fargo Bank, it is important to know how much money you can withdraw from an ATM each day. Keep reading to learn more.

What Is the Maximum Amount of Money I Can Withdraw at a Wells Fargo ATM?

When you first open your Wells Fargo checking account and get a debit card, the daily withdrawal limit for your debit card will be set at $710. If that doesn’t sound like enough, you can request an increase in this amount by contacting customer service at Wells Fargo by phone or in person.

To find out what your Wells Fargo withdrawal limit is at any given time, call the number on the back of your card or visit a Wells Fargo branch and ask one of the bankers. You can also sign on to Wells Fargo Online and choose “Open Card Details.” You will find your limits under “Limits for this Card.”

Keep in Mind

The Wells Fargo ATM withdrawal limit is designed to protect you and your money. If your card and PIN fall into the wrong hands, a fraudster can only withdraw a limited amount of cash from your account. If you request an increase to your ATM withdrawal limit, you are also increasing the amount that could be withdrawn fraudulently, so keep that in mind. Only request an increase if you think you will need it.

The daily withdrawal limit resets each day at midnight.

What Is the Maximum Deposit Limit for Wells Fargo ATMs?

There is no limit on the amount you can deposit at a Wells Fargo ATM. Some ATMs have a limit on the number of bills or checks you can deposit in a single transaction, but this is based on the limitations of the ATM itself. You can always do multiple transactions to deposit the amount you want.

There is a limit to the amount of money you can deposit when you deposit checks through the mobile app. To find out what your limit is, check the app. This limit can also be increased if you need it.

How To Increase ATM Withdrawal and Deposit Limits

If you want to increase your ATM withdrawal or purchase limits on your Wells Fargo debit card, you’ll need to contact Wells Fargo. You can go into a branch and speak to a banker, or you can call the telephone number on the back of your card.

There is no limit on deposits at a Wells Fargo ATM.

What Is the Purchase Limit on a Wells Fargo Debit Card?

There is also a limit on the total dollar amount of purchases you can make with your Wells Fargo debit card. This limit may vary and should have been indicated on the materials you received when you got your card.

To confirm your debit card purchase limit, you can:

  • Sign on to Wells Fargo Online
  • Check the Wells Fargo mobile app
  • Call Wells Fargo at 1-800-869-3557

How To Get Cash If You’ve Reached Your Limits

If you’ve maxed out the withdrawal limit on your Wells Fargo debit card, there are other ways to get cash. Here are a few options:

Get Cash Back When You Make a Purchase

When you use your debit card to pay at certain grocery stores and other retailers, you have the option to get cash back. The amount you choose is added to the purchase amount and debited from your Wells Fargo checking account. The amount of cash back you can get depends on the retailer’s limits. Be sure you understand your daily purchase limit as well.

Withdraw From Another Account

The withdrawal limit is linked to your debit card, so if you have another account with a different debit card, you can withdraw from that one.

Cash a Third-Party Check

If you have a check written out to you, you can go into a Wells Fargo bank branch and cash it even if you’ve already reached your ATM withdrawal limit for the day. Just make sure you have enough money in your account to cover the check if the funds are not immediately available. Wells Fargo might not make these funds available immediately when you deposit a third-party check.

Request an Increase

Request an ATM limit increase by calling Wells Fargo or visiting a branch and speaking with a banker. Once your request for an increase is approved, you can withdraw additional funds.

Go Into a Branch and Withdraw

Make a withdrawal in person at a branch. If you want to withdraw an amount greater than your ATM limit, you can go into a bank and request it, typically by using one of your own checks.

Good To Know

When you make your request in person, you can withdraw as much cash as you want, up to the total amount of money that is in your account.

Understanding the daily withdrawal and purchase limits of your Wells Fargo ATM card will help you better manage your cash and ensure you have money available when you need it.

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About the Author

Karen Doyle is a personal finance writer with over 20 years’ experience writing about investments, money management and financial planning. Her work has appeared on numerous news and finance
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