Discover credit cards are one of the “big three” credit card brands (the other two being Visa and MasterCard). Discover plays a big role in the marketplace and they are flexible; almost everywhere that takes credit will take Discover Cards for payment. You can apply for Discover Card directly from their website or you can go to your local financial institution that uses Discover as their main credit card company. Contact them for more information. If you have a new Discover credit or debit card you will want to activate it immediately for use. NOTE: please visit the site directly to verify details and receive more information. We have provided a quick “how to” activation guide below for you to activate or verify your Discover credit or debit card online.

how to activate – Discover credit or debit card

what you need:

  • internet access
  • a valid Discover credit/debit card
  • other personal information

what to do:

  • visit
  • if you have a current online account simply type in your user ID, password, and 3 digit Sequence ID found on the back of your card and then click on the orange “Activate My Card” button
  • if you do not want to log in or skip the online set up process click on the “Activate without Logging in” link or button
  • put in your birth date and last four of your social in the spaces provided
  • type in your new card information in the spaces provided
  • click on the orange “Activate My Card” button
  • always follow and provide any other required details to complete the process