The only way you can get pre-approved for a Southwest credit card is through an offer in the mail. You cannot check for pre-approval for these cards online. So, anyone interested in applying for a Southwest credit card will have to do so without the benefit of checking for pre-approval beforehand.
What you should know before applying for a Southwest credit card:
Lastly, you can use WalletHub’s CardAdvisor tool and learn how easy it is to find the right credit card for you. Just answer a few general questions, and based on your responses, CardAdvisor will provide you with some recommended credit card offers.
You can get pre-approved for a Southwest Premier Card only if you get an invitation to apply. Unfortunately, the issuer does not offer pre-approval through its website anymore. If you’re interested in applying for a Southwest Premier Card, you will have to do so without the benefit of checking for pre-approval beforehand.
You can, however, use WalletHub’s Card Advisor tool instead and learn how easy it is to find the right credit card for you. All you have to do...
It can take up to 10 business days to get approved for a Southwest credit card. Most Southwest credit card applications are processed instantly, though some may remain pending for 7 to 10 business days while Chase, the credit card issuer, verifies all your information. You can easily check you application status anytime, either online or by phone.
How to Check Your Southwest Credit Card Application Status
You need a credit score of 700 or higher to get a Southwest Airlines credit card, as at least good credit is required for approval. If your credit score is below the threshold, it’s best to wait and apply after you meet the credit score requirement. You can check your credit score for free, right here on WalletHub.
Southwest Airlines Credit Score Requirements by Card
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