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BMO Alerts


Your account information right at your fingertips.


Stay on top of your credit card and bank accounts with BMO Alerts. You'll receive timely account updates and reminders by email or text message.

Credit Cards


Here are the alerts available to you and all authorized users on your BMO credit card account:


Approaching Credit Limit


Get alerts if a transaction puts you close to your credit limit. You set the dollar amount you want to be notified at, for example when you are within $100 of your credit limit.


Authorized Transaction


Get alerts any time transactions over a selected dollar amount occur on your account, for example purchases over $200. The alert includes the last four digits of the card so you can verify it was an authorized user.


Payment Posted


Get alerts any time a payment is posted to your account. You choose the dollar amount of the payment at which you want to be notified, for example only for transactions over $100.


New! Security Alerts


Help keep your Credit Card account even more safe with Security Alerts. We’ll text you if anything looks suspicious with your account, or to confirm that it was you who made a transaction. You can also receive email alerts.

Bank Accounts


Here are the alerts available to you on your BMO Everyday Banking account:

  • Your account balance falls below your specified amount.
  • A withdrawal greater than your specified amount is made.
  • A deposit greater than your specified amount is made.
  • Unusual activity on your BMO debit card is suspected.
  • Your eStatement is ready to be viewed.

Get Started

To set up, add and customize your alerts, sign on to Online Banking with your debit or credit card.


Debit card holders, select 'My Alerts' within the 'My Profile & eDocuments' tab. Credit card holders, select 'My Alerts' within the 'My Profile & Preferences' tab.

Don't forget to sign up for eStatements.


With eStatements you can securely view and store your BMO Everyday Banking, BMO Mastercard®*, line of credit and BMO Mutual Fund account statements online.



BMO Alerts FAQs

Please note BMO Alerts can be delivered by text message (SMS) through major Canadian wireless providers and sent from the short code 266898. You can use BMO Alerts at no additional cost from BMO. However, you are responsible for all fees charged by your mobile device service provider including standard messaging and data charges. Message frequency depends on your account settings. You can opt-out of BMO Alerts at any time by modifying your alert settings or by texting "STOP" to the short code 266898.