Individuals who want to apply for the Capital One Platinum MasterCard can fill out an online application found on the Capital One website; this application requires information such as the applicant's first and last names plus middle initial in addition to the applicant's home address and phone number, as listed on Capital One's website. The application's required fields also include personal identifying information such as the applicant's Social Security number and date of birth. Financial information is also required to complete the application, including the applicant's total annual income, which is to include salary and other income sources, such as public assistance or investment dividends.
Capital One's online application for its Platinum MasterCard has additional required fields for information, such as monthly rent or mortgage payment amount and current employment status. The company also wants to know whether the applicant currently holds any bank accounts and if those accounts are in the form of checking, savings or both.
The information that an applicant enters into a credit card application must be correct. Putting false information on a credit card application is a form of fraud, notes NerdWallet. Capital One's application for the Platinum MasterCard has terms and conditions at the end that include an affirmation that the information on the application is accurate. Applicants must agree to these terms in order to submit an application.