How to Activate Your Amazon Credit Card
Amazon has relationships with three credit card issuers. Your account may be through Synchrony, Chase, or American Express.
Although each one has a different card activation process, the steps are relatively uncomplicated. You’ll start earning rewards on your purchase in minutes.
How to Activate Your Synchrony Amazon Credit Card
When you receive an Amazon credit card issued by Synchrony, it should arrive with a sticker on its front. Call the number printed there to complete the activation process.
Synchrony has several toll-free numbers because of the wide range of credit cards the lender issues. The one you receive cannot be predicted.
If your card doesn’t arrive with a sticker, call the toll-free number printed on the back of it.
Should neither number be available or legible, you can still contact Synchrony directly at 1 (877) 295-2080 to be directed to the appropriate activation department.
How to Activate Your Chase Amazon Credit Card
The fastest way to activate your Amazon credit card from Chase is to visit their online portal. You can start that process by click this Amazon Credit Card link.
You’ll need to log into your online banking profile to complete the activation process. If you don’t have one, it only takes a couple of minutes to create your account. You’ll need to supply your Social Security number and personal details when prompted.
If you prefer to activate your card by phone, call 1 (800) 432-3117 to complete the process. The automated system will take you through the various prompts needed to start using your account.
How to Activate Your American Express Amazon Credit Card
If you receive an Amazon credit card from American Express, the online activation process is simple and convenient. You’ll need to visit this Amazon Credit Card from American Express to begin.
The website will ask you to verify the 15-digit card number on your Amazon account. You’ll also need to supply the four-digit card ID located on the front. After confirming this information, complete the account set up, enter your personal details when prompted, and verify your ID.
American Express allows you to activate your Amazon credit card through their mobile app. It’s available for Android and iOS. Open the software, enter your number, or scan the card. You’ll be taken to the activation prompts.
You can also call 1 (800) 869-3016 to activate your new AMEX card.
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