How to Activate Kohl’s Credit Card at

So you just got a Kohl’s credit card in the mail? Awesome! Now before you can start earning rewards and saving money at Kohl’s, you need to activate the card.

Activating your card is super easy and only takes a few minutes. This guide will walk you through the simple steps to get your Kohl’s credit card up and running.

What You Need to Get Started

Before starting the activation process, make sure you have the following:

  • Your new Kohl’s credit card – Have the physical card ready as you’ll need the card number and other info.
  • A Kohl’s account – You need an account for online card access. Sign up here if you don’t have one.
  • Personal information – This includes your full name, mailing address, SSN, etc. to confirm your identity.

Now let’s go over the three ways to activate your card: online, by phone, or in a Kohl’s store.

Activate Your Kohl’s Card Online at

Activating online at is the fastest way to get your card up and running. Here’s how:

  1. Go to the Kohl’s card activation site.
  2. Log into your Kohl’s account.
  3. Select Manage card from your Account menu.
  4. Click Activate my card.
  5. Enter your new 12-digit Kohl’s card number.
  6. Provide your personal details and follow the verification steps.

You’ll get a confirmation message once your card is activated. Wasn’t that easy?

Activate via Phone

If you prefer talking to a real person, no worries! You can activate by calling 800-954-0244.

  • When prompted, enter your new Kohl’s card number.
  • Provide any requested personal information like your full name, SSN, etc.
  • Follow the voice instructions to complete activation.

A customer service rep will help guide you if you have any questions during the call.

In-Store Activation

Finally, you can visit any Kohl’s store to activate your card with assistance from an employee.

  • Bring your physical Kohl’s credit card and personal ID to a store.
  • Inform the cashier that you need to activate a new Kohl’s charge card.
  • Provide your card details and required information.

And that’s it! Within minutes your card will be active and ready for purchases.

FAQs About Activating Your Kohl’s Card

Here are quick answers to some common activation questions:

  • Do I need to activate in-store? Nope! You can activate easily online or via phone from anywhere.
  • I forgot my Kohl’s password – No worries. Reset it here to access your account and activate.
  • What if I lose my card? Call Kohl’s customer service right away to report it lost and request a replacement.

Still have questions on activating your Kohl’s credit card? No problem! Feel free to ask in the comments below.

I hope this simple guide helped explain the quick process to activate your new card. Now get excited to save big at Kohl’s!