The easiest way to apply for a Discover credit card is to visit the company's website, DiscoverCard.com, and fill out the online application form. The application is processed electronically and users get the results of the application within a few minutes.
There are two ways to apply for a Discover credit card. The first is to visit the website and fill out the online application, which is the fastest way to apply. The second option is to get a paper form of the application. With a paper application, fill it out and mail it in to Discover in the postage paid envelope provided.
When applying online, choose the option to Apply Now from the website. This opens the first application page. Provide the form with a name and the last four digits of a Social Security number. Discover also give users the option to choose a card design. Submit the information to open the second, more detailed application page.
On the second page, provide an address, occupation and income information. After submitting this information, a disclosure page opens. This page provides legal information regarding the Discover credit card. There are two boxes to check, and then the application submits for processing. The website automatically forwards users to the decision page.