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Are you interested in getting a lot of discounts and benefits buying from the American Eagle stores? If you are, you should really think about applying for the American Eagle Credit Card. Once you buy the card, you get a 15% discount for the first purchase. If you want to apply for the card but you don’t know how, just follow our simple instructions.
- Have to provide SSN
- Must have good credit score
- US residence or citizenship
How to Apply
Step 1 – Go to an American Eagle Outfitters website. Click ‘Apply Now’.
Step 2 – Select the design of your future credit card. There are 2 options to choose from. Choose the one you liked the most and go to the next step.
Step 3 – Fill the application form with the information listed down below. Red color indicates a required field. All other fields are optional. Please, be accurate and don’t enter the wrong information – your application can be denied.
Step 4 – Next you have to select a delivery method for your billing statement and you have to provide your date of birth, SSN and your mother’s maiden name.
Step 5 – If you have completed all four steps, go to the next one. Read the Credit terms and the Consent to Electronic Communications and press ‘I agree’. After that press ‘Accept&Submit’.
Now your application is completed. You will receive an E-mail decision on your application within 7-10 days.
Q: Why is it necessary to provide your mother’s maiden name when applying?
The credit card company usually asks for some personal information when you fill out an application for a credit card in terms of safety and in order to protect your account. That information needs to be definitive - meaning that only one correct answer exists; applicable - all users can answer it; memorable - a word that everybody knows and will not forget it, and safe - meaning that it is difficult discover it. Asking for mother's maiden name is the best solution to protect the data since it covers all 4 above mentioned demands.
Q: Can I change the information if it happens that I accidentally enter the wrong ones?
Even though it is expected that applicants remain focused on the questions and fill in the application form without making mistakes, these kinds of things happen. If you happen to make a mistake while filling in the personal information, that is not a huge problem. You can make the changes without canceling the application. On the other hand, entering wrong financial information, such as employer information, is extremely important since there might be consequences, like immediate rejection of your application and it is necessary to react fast to prevent that. Although you can correct unintentional errors, it is advisable to fill in the application accurately, since it shows your responsibility and seriousness.