The following countries do not permit the use of debit cards:

For a list of blocked countries where fraud is prevalent other than the Government Sanctioned Countries listed, call the number on the back of your Debit Card or during business hours (8:30 - 5:00) at 877.672.2265.

  • The Balkans
    • Albania
    • Bosnia & Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Croatia
    • Greece
    • Kosovo
    • Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of
    • Moldovia
    • Romania
    • Serbia & Montenegro
    • Slovenia
    • Turkey
  • Belarus
  • Burma/Myanmar
  • Central African Republic
  • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Crimea (Ukraine)
  • Cuba
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Liberia
  • Lebanon
  • North Korea
  • Panama
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Additional Countries Blocked by North Shore Bank based on increased/prevalent fraud. Fraud is monitored and strategies are set in place by Debit Card Security Specialists.

  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Taiwan, Republic of China
  • Columbia
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Georgia (Russia)
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Libya
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines
  • Russian Federation
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Venezuela

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