Capital One, a vastly recognized, renowned and one of the leading financial institutes in the world, covers all major financial products and services including investments, loans in small and large scale, personal banking, debit/credit cards and more. The company first started its business back in 1988 and ever since then, its steady growth in assets and popularity made them a well-established company over the years.
To register and activate the Capital One card, you will need the 3 digit CVV code, which is located on the back of the card, along with the account number. You need to log into your account by going to www.capitalone.com/activate for online activation. If you didn’t have an account setup already, register by choosing a password and user ID. Complete the setup by following the step by step guideline while providing required information. You will have to call 800-622-2580 to activate the card over phone by following the verbal prompts. If you need to further verify the activation, return to the online account or you can call back and repeat the earlier procedure accordingly. After completing the procedure, you will get confirmation of the activation. If you have further queries, you can call customer service 24/7 at 800-622-2580.
The following things are needed for activation:
- A new Capital One Bank Card
- Your existing/need-to-activate Capital One Bank Card
- SSN or TIN (tax ID) number
- valid phone number or email address that was submitted earlier to Capital One
- detailed personal information
- go to www.capitalone.com/activate
How to Activate (Step by Step Guide)
First, go to the link www.capitalone.com/activate to start. If you already have an account, then log into the account providing the user name and corresponding password. And if you don’t have, click on the “Start Here” button to continue.
In the following page, there will be information about the requirements needed to be ready to continue further. When you are ready, click on the “Yes, I’m Ready” button.
In the next page, you will be prompted to provide your information. At first, you need to select your account type from the drop down box.
After selection, provide your corresponding account number (card number), which can be found in your card’s front side. Then from the drop down box, select your date of birth, followed by SSN or TIN number.
Now, create and type in a new user name as well as passwords twice for future logging into your account in the appropriate fields for confirmation. After that, provide your valid email address twice and click “Continue to Step 2” button. Next page is to provide information to enhance your account’s security so that none can access except authentic user. Afterwards, “Verify Your Account screen” will come. You need to provide all the information to continue to the “Additional Options” screen, which has to be filled up with required information as well.
In the following screen you will get the message that your Capital One Card is now successfully activated and a confirmation message will be sent to your email as well.