How To Activate Your New Capital One Credit Card Online
If you are reading this, it is likely you have recently been approved and received your brand new Capital One Credit Card. Congratulations! You will need to activate your new card before you are able to use it. There are multiple ways to activate your new card. If you want to do it “old school” customers are welcome to activate their card by phone. Simply follow the by phone activation directions you received with your new card. If you are looking to get with the times and activate your card online, we will review the process which can be fully completed in just minutes. This process is even faster if you already have an account created with Capital One.
There are two methods available for customers activating their card online. Which method you use depends on whether or not you already have an online account with Capital One. If you do have an account, simply log in to your account and select your new card to activate it. No further activation will be required after you have completed this process. Your card will be ready for use.
Activating Your Card As A New Capital One User
In order to activate your Capital One Card you will need to have an account with Capital One. Following the following link will allow you to begin the online registration process:
After selecting the option for new users and clicking on the Enroll Here link you will be transported to the following webform:
As you can see above, customers will need to verify their indentity so that Capital One can find your account. This can be done using either your social security number or your bank account number. You will also need to provide your date of birth and your last name. This will allow Capital One to undercover your in their customer database. From here you can quickly create your account by creating a username and password. Once your account is set up you will easily be able to activate your new card. This entire process will only take minutes and once completed your new card will be ready for use.
Is Capital One The Best Credit Card Company For You?
If you are hear to learn about activating your new card, then this portion of the article may not be for you. For those on the fence about whether or not Capital One is the best credit card provider for them, I would like to provide a little bit of opinion. First, Capital One has some of the best reward cards out there. Three of my favorite Capital One Cards are the following:
- Capital One Spark Business Card (2% cash back!)
- The Venture Card by Capital One (Elite Travel Card)
- Capital One SavorOne MasterCard ($150 Sign up bonus)
I recommend doing some research but given Capital One’s extremely strong standing within the credit community and their highly rated cards, many consumers will find them to be the perfect company to do business with. Finally, all of the above cards can easily be activated at the same activation website – capitalone.com/activate.
If you are interested in learning about some other products offered by Capital One, you can check out this article about Capital One Auto Loan Pre-Approvals.