To dispute a Discover it® Student Cash Back charge, log in to your Discover it Student Cash Back account online and search for the transaction to dispute, or call Discover customer service at 1 (800) 347-2683. Alternatively, the address to dispute a charge by mail is:
Discover Bank Attn: Billing Inquiries
PO Box 30416
Salt Lake City, UT 84130
Discover it Student Cash Back disputes are typically resolved within 60 days, though more complex issues may take a little longer.
How to Dispute a Discover it Student Cash Back Charge Online
- Log in to your online account.
- Click the "Activity and Statement" tab.
- Search for the transaction in question.
- Select the transaction for more details.
- Click "Dispute Charge" to open an inquiry.
- Check for a confirmation e-mail from Discover verifying receipt of the inquiry.
Before you dispute a charge through Discover, you should first contact the merchant associated with the charge on your card. Merchants have easier access to your purchase information and should be better able to quickly remedy the issue. If for some reason, the merchant is unable or unwilling to work with you on a disputed charge, you can then file a dispute with Discover.
Once you’ve initiated the dispute, Discover will then contact the merchant and review any information provided by both parties. You won’t be charged for the disputed transaction, nor any associated fees or interest, while the dispute is under investigation. And you can still use your Discover it Student Cash Back card as you normally would while a dispute is ongoing.
Discover will notify you of the outcome of the dispute after they’ve completed their investigation. They will either issue a chargeback to your account for the contested amount, or allow the charge to stand. If the disputed charge is ruled to be valid, you would then have to pay that amount, including any applicable fees and interest charges that accrued during the dispute, starting from the original purchase date.
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