You can get an Amex instant card number by applying for an American Express credit card either online or by phone at (888) 297-1244, and getting approved instantly. Every credit card listed on the American Express website advertises that an instant number is possible.
If you submit an online application, you will be able to retrieve your instant card number either immediately after approval or via a link provided in your email shortly after you are approved. If you apply over the phone, your instant card number will be sent to you via mail.
Here are the facts about Amex instant card numbers:
You can get an Amex instant card number if you apply online, but not over the phone or by mail.
Amex instant card numbers come with an expiration date and security code. This way, you can use your card before it arrives in the mail.
According to Amex, whether you get an instant number depends on whether Amex is able to immediately verify your identity from the information on your application.
If you receive an instant card number, you’ll be able to use it anywhere Amex is accepted.
You may only be able to spend a limited amount of your credit line with an instant card number.
An Amex instant card number is possible with any American Express credit card.
So, you’re never guaranteed an Amex instant card number. But if you apply online and make sure all your information is accurate, you have the best chance of getting one.
You can use your card even before it arrives and without knowing the full card number by creating an online account for the card and linking it to Apple Pay. Wherever Apple Pay is accepted, you can use the virtual card without having the real physical one
Yes, the Amex Cash Magnet Card gives eligible cardholders access to an instant card number after approval. Instant card numbers allow eligible Amex Cash Magnet Card accountholders to use their cards prior to the arrival of the physical card. Eligibility is based on the issuer’s ability to authenticate you.
Eligible cardholders who applied for the Amex Cash Magnet Card online will be able to retrieve their instant card numbers online, immediately following application approval or through a link provided in the welcome email that they receive after approval. Those who applied by phone and are eligible, will also receive a welcome email containing their instant card number shortly after approval.… read full answer
Amex Cash Magnet Card instant card numbers can be used online, or added to a digital wallet for in-person purchases. While getting an instant card number is not guaranteed, applying online or by phone and making sure your personal information is accurate will make it easier for the issuer to authenticate you.
It can take anywhere from a few minutes to 14 days to get approved for the Delta Gold Card.
Certain applicants may be approved instantly if they match the Delta Gold Card’s exact criteria. However, not being approved immediately after applying doesn’t mean you won’t have a shot after your application is reviewed in closer detail. You will be informed of the issuer’s final decision within 14 days from applying.… read full answer
You can also check your Delta Gold Card application status online or by calling customer service at (888) 826-3471. You will need to provide some personal information such as your Social Security number and your home ZIP code.
Keep in mind that the Delta Gold Card requires a credit score of 700, at a minimum. So applicants need good credit or better to have decent odds of approval. If you don’t know where you stand, you can check your credit score for free, right here on WalletHub.
Other factors such as income, existing debts and your general ability to make credit card payments will also be taken into consideration. You can check to see if you pre-qualify for the Delta Gold Card and other offers on the issuer’s dedicated web page. Unlike an actual application, checking for pre-qualification does not affect your credit score, as it’s based on a soft pull on your credit report. Just bear in mind that getting pre-qualified indicates you have good odds of approval, but it does not guarantee it.
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