Apply for a Discover Card by going to the company's website at DiscoverCard.com, select the card for which you wish to apply, and filling out the online application form. Be prepared to give personal information such as address, Social Security number and annual income.
Under the heading Credit Cards, the company lists the different types of credit accounts it offers. Click on the individual links for more information on each type of account, then click the orange Apply Now button for the card in which you are interested. Provide your first and last name and the last four digits of your Social Security number. Select your preferred card design, and click the orange Continue button.
On the form that appears, provide your address, contact information and full Social Security number. This information is used to verify your identity, which is required by federal law, according to Discover. Select your employment status from the drop-down menu, and provide your total annual gross income and monthly housing payment. This information is used to determine your eligibility for this line of credit. Click the Continue button again.
Read the text in the pop-up window, which includes important information on rates, fees and rewards, as stated by Discover. When you finish reviewing all the information, check the boxes to indicate that you agree to the terms presented, and click the orange Submit Application button at the bottom of the page.