Congratulations on getting a Sears MasterCard! Activating your new card is a quick process, allowing you to start earning rewards and discounts on purchases at Sears and Kmart. This guide covers everything you need to know to activate your card through the method most convenient for you.
Benefits of the Sears MasterCard
The Sears MasterCard provides cardholders with some nice perks:
- No annual fee – Unlike many competitor cards, the Sears MasterCard has no annual fee.
- Purchase protection – Enjoy $0 liability on qualifying purchases and Citi Identity Theft solutions.
- Special financing – Take advantage of promotional financing offers on purchases at Sears and Kmart.
- Earn more rewards – Get additional bonus points at gas stations, restaurants, and other bonus categories.
Three Easy Ways to Activate
You can activate in just a few minutes through any of these simple methods:
- Visit the Sears Card activation site
- Enter your card number and personal details like name, security code, and SSN
- Click “Verify” and you’re all set!
Activate by phone
- Call the 24/7 customer service line at 1-800-973-7700
- Provide the required verification details like card number, name, birth date, and SSN
- Your card will be activated within minutes
Activate by mail
- Write a letter with your name, card number, DOB, SSN and other details
- Mail it to Citibank to activate
This is the most time-consuming option but can still be useful.
Importance of Card Security
To prevent fraudulent charges, sign the back of your card immediately and keep card details secure when shopping online.
Get Help with Any Issues
If you have any trouble activating, Citi provides technical support at:
- Technical Assistance: 1-800-815-7701
- TTY for Hearing Impaired: 1-866-357-2484
- International Collect Call: 1-800-437-3277
So activate that new Sears MasterCard today and enjoy earning rewards on your Sears and Kmart purchases! Let me know if you have any other questions.