To activate a Citi Custom Cash credit card, call the number on the activation sticker that’s attached to the card or go to the Citibank activation website, which will also be noted on the sticker. Another way to activate a Citi Custom Cash credit card is by using the card issuer’s mobile app.
Your new Citi Custom Cash card will be ready to make purchases in just a few minutes no matter which method you use to activate it. Citibank does not have a certain time limit within which you need to activate your card, but it’s best to do it as soon as possible.
How to Activate a Citi Custom Cash Credit Card
By phone: Call the phone number on the back of your card or the number on the sticker attached to the front of the card. Verify your personal information (e.g. Social Security number, card number, or phone number associated with your application) to activate your Citi Custom Cash credit card.
On the website: Log in to your Citibank account (or create an account if you don’t have one) and find the activation page. Enter any required security information, including your Citibank credit card number, the 3-digit security code on the back of the card, the last 4 digits of your Social Security number, and your birthdate. Activate your Citi Custom Cash card as instructed.
On mobile: Log in to the Citibank mobile app using the same credentials that you’d use to log in online. Tap the credit card activation button, then enter any security information that’s requested on the following page.
Your new Citi Custom Cash credit card will be available for purchases immediately after activation. If you have any trouble activating your card, Citibank customer service can always help you out. You can give them a call at 1 (800) 950-5114.
Verifying a Citi credit card is the same thing as activating it. Different issuers use the words “verification” and “activation” interchangeably.… read full answer
How to Verify a Citi Custom Cash Card
By phone: Call 1-877-905-1861 and enter your credit card account number, the 3-digit security code on the back of the card, the last 4 digits of your Social Security number, and your date of birth when prompted.
Mobile App: Log in to the Citibank mobile app and tap “Register” or “Activate” a card and tap "Credit card”.” Enter your card number, CVV, your date of birth, and the last four digits of your Social Security number, then submit the verification.
If you have any trouble verifying your Citi Custom Cash, you can always call customer service at 1-800-374-9700 for assistance. It’s best to verify your card as soon as possible after receiving it.
Applicants can check their Citi Custom Cash credit card application status online or by phone at 1 (888) 201-4523. For both methods, you’ll need to provide your application ID and ZIP code so that Citibank can match you to your application. It should only take a few minutes to find out whether your application is approved, denied, or pending.… read full answer
How to Check Your Citi Custom Cash Application Status Online
Give your application ID and ZIP code when prompted.
View your Citi Custom Cash application status: approved, denied, or pending.
Typically, you’ll receive Citibank’s decision on your application within 30 days. Many applicants are approved much sooner than that. If you haven’t heard back within a reasonable time frame, you can always call customer service to ask about the delay.
The Citi Custom Cash℠ Card credit score requirement is 700 or better. That means people with at least good credit have a shot at getting approved for this card.
You should note that while your credit score is an important factor, there are plenty of other things that will impact your chances of being approved for the Citi Custom Cash Card, too. Some other key criteria include your income, existing debt load, number of open accounts, recent credit inquiries, employment status and housing status.… read full answer
Since all these criteria are taken into consideration, you might be able to get approved with a slightly lower credit score. But it’s best to wait to apply until you meet the Citi Custom Cash credit score requirement. You can check your credit score for free on WalletHub.
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