A new Kohl’s charge card, like most consumer credit cards, requires activation once received in the mail.
This prevents fraudulent use in the event that the card is lost or stolen in transit. Activating a credit card used to necessitate using a landline phone. There are now a couple more activation choices available at Kohl’s.
How To Kohls Com Activate
To activate a card, go to the company’s website using a computer; however, mobile device access is restricted.
Sign Up for a Kohl’s Charge Account Online
You can browse the store’s inventory and place orders for clothing and other merchandise at Kohls.com, the retail website for Kohl’s department stores. When you visit Kohls.com, look for the Account option near the search bar at the top of the page and click the My Kohl’s Charge button to access your charge card account.
If you click the button, you will be taken to Credit.Kohls.com. Alternatively, you can visit Credit.Kohls.com by entering the address into your browser.
When you first try to access your Kohl’s Charge account online, you’ll be prompted to register your account. You’ll need to enter your 12-digit Kohl’s credit card number during registration. It will then prompt you to provide a login name and password.
You’ll need to select three security questions and supply answers in case you ever forget your username or password and need to prove who you are to access your account again.
If you are trying to log into your Kohl’s Charge account and you know you have one but you have forgotten your username or password, you should only make a few tries.
If you make too many unsuccessful tries to access your account, you will be locked out of it for a period of time, usually several hours. Once the timer expires, not even Kohl’s customer service can unlock your account.
How to Register Your Online Kohl’s Credit Card
After ordering a new charge card from Kohl’s, customers are asked to wait until they receive the card in the mail before activating it. Log in to your my Kohl’s Charge account after you receive your new card.
To activate your Kohl’s Charge card, you must be the principal account holder or an authorised user. To join, you need to use a computer to register. Kohl’s claims that mobile device activation of credit cards is not supported.
The Account Summary section is accessible after logging into My Kohl’s Charge. A prompt inquiring if you have a card to activate should appear. A button to activate the card is also required. It’s only when you have a card ready to be activated that the question and button appear. To activate, please press the button and read the accompanying instructions carefully.
A newly activated Kohl’s Charge card can be used right away for purchases at any physical Kohl’s store or online at Kohls.com. When a new credit card is activated, the old card is automatically deactivated. Deactivated cards should be destroyed by cutting them up before being thrown away, per Kohl’s policy.
Put Kohl’s Activate to Work in-Store
If you forget to activate your new Kohl’s charge card before visiting the shop, don’t worry. The new card can be activated at the point of sale by providing a photo ID to the cashier. A Kohl’s gift card can be activated in-store at any time by visiting the store’s Customer Service desk.