Bet You Didn’t Know: Online Credit Card Application Status For All Banks


By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate


I applied for some new credit cards this week and was surprised that I couldn’t find an up-to-date list of all the links that allow you to check online for your credit card application status. There’s plenty of websites with bank reconsideration phone numbers, but the most recent list of application status webpages I found was last updated more than 2 years ago.

I actually think it’s extremely useful to have the official status of my application in hand (whether it’s technically pending or already denied) before calling reconsideration. Also, sometimes the issue may be something simple (such as Discover requesting documents to verify ID) which can show up on the application status check. And there are even times when you’re better off not calling reconsideration and just letting the application process play out by itself.

So I’ve put together a complete list of both phone numbers and online credit card application status links for every major bank. This is a resource I’ll maintain for the long term, so bookmark it now and you’ll have it for future use anytime you’re applying for new cards.

All the below phone numbers and websites are purely automated and will only give you the status of your application. If you want to try and push a pending or denied application forward, you’ll want to call the bank’s reconsideration line and talk to an agent personally.

Last updated: 9/18/2015. If you find an outdated link or phone number, please let us know!

American Express

Phone: (866) 314-0237

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Bank of America

Phone: (877) 721-9405

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Phone: (888) 232-0780

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Capital One

Phone: (800) 903-9177 or (877) 277-5901
Online: Unfortunately Capital One does not currently offer an online application status link.


Phone: (888) 338-2586
Online: Unfortunately Chase does not currently offer an online application status link.


Phone: (888) 201-4523

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Phone: (800) DISCOVER (this one is not automated — you’ll have to talk to an agent)

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Phone: (866) 598-4971
Online: Unfortunately Fidelity/FIA does not currently offer an online application status link.

TD Bank

Phone: (888) 561-8861
Online: Unfortunately TD Bank does not currently offer an online application status link.

U.S. Bank

Phone: (800) 947-1444
Online: Unfortunately US Bank does not currently offer an online application status link.

Wells Fargo

Phone: (800) 967-9521

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I applied for the Citi Prestige last Friday and got a flat out rejection from the website. No application number… nothing.. Just that they could not approve me.

So I called the reconsideration line and the CSR on the phone just asked me what my app number was, I told him I didn’t have one, then he asked for my SSN and DOB. After 30 seconds he said, you are approved and will get the card in 7 business day, no asking for any additional information.. Just BAM! you are approved then hang up. Not a very friendly guy but I got the card so i can’t complain.

So even if you get rejected and don’t get an application number to check on the website, I’d still call the recon line.


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Great stuff!


Post for post, the most useful FF & MS blog on the net – and that’s why I use your links for my applications. Keep up the awesome work!


this is useful, but you should also add the credit analyst/reconsideration phone numbers for each bank as well so that this page can be truly a one stop shop resource