As one of the most popular shopping destinations in the United States, many people have signed up for and received a Kohl’s store credit card. If you have recently received one yourself or you are replacing an existing or expired one, you can activate the credit card by using one of the methods discussed below.
Activate a New Kohl’s Charge Card Online
To activate your Kohl’s credit card over the internet, you will first have to have an online account set up. This can be done by going to the My Kohl’s Charge website and going through the registration process, which you can find at the bottom of the page. After setting your account up, or if you are an existing credit card holder and recently received a new card, you can then activate your card by following these instructions:
- Navigate to the URL Kohls.com/Activate
- Type in your user name and password
- Click the green “Submit” button
- After you have logged in and you are in the Account Summary, you should see a green button inside of a box labeled “Card Activation” at the top of the screen that says “Activate Now.” Click it
- The site will then ask you to enter a couple pieces of information regarding your credit card and, after which, you will be able to use it online or in stores
Kohl’s Charge Card Activation Over the Phone
To activate a Kohl’s Charge Card over the phone, you can do so by calling the customer service line at (800) 954-0244. If you decide to call for over the phone credit card activation, make sure to keep the card available as you will have to enter the credit card number and security code to get it working. More in this link.
In-store Kohl’s Store Credit Card Activation
For those of you who have recently received a new Kohl’s store credit card in the mail, you may take it to any Kohl’s retail location and activate it at one of the cash registers or by visiting the customer service desk, which is usually located in the back of each of their stores. You will have to show your photo ID when activating your credit card in person. If you would like to use this method for activating your card and are not sure where the nearest Kohl’s might be, you can find the closest one to you by using Kohl’s store locator.