In the case customers did not receive an instant solution after applying for a Discover Card can check on the status of their expected credit card application online at www.discover.com/checkstatus.
You can check the progress of your application in two ways, it's online checking and checking by phone.
Discover Card Check Status
If you want to verify your Discover card status online you should visit the Discover Card Application page. At the site you will need to enter your Social Security number and 5 digit zip code. The last step is to hit CONTINUE and then view your status.
How to Check Discover Card Status by Phone
Anyone activity is quick and will provide you an answer on the progress of your Discover card status. The call in option is probably better as you can ask questions and get a more detailed answer on why you were denied.
Maybe you are not interested in expecting to update your account via an online website, in this case, you can call to speak with Discover card customer service in person. Agents are available 24 hours a day to receive phone calls and you will be able to speak with someone live.
- Call 1-800-347-3085
- There are a series of menu options you will have to scroll through before being routed to the appropriate Agent. To speed up the process and avoid these steps simply press # and then 4. This will connect you with the right Agent to speak with
What Does Discover Pending Status Mean
The most common reasons that could cause an expected status are application spelling mistakes, wrong information entered, possible personal information theft, credit history, credit score, etc. Many of these issues can be corrected by calling and speaking to an Agent. You can avoid a day or two of waiting by simply calling the 1-800 number.
There are a lot of reasons why your application cannot be instantly approved or is expected for further review. Discover basically needs to review the information you submitted on your application and make certain verifications. They have financial criteria that they base credit approval on.