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SteveNSC
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎07-27-2011
Citibank Credit Card Online Access

I applied for a Citi Diamond Preferred Card today and during the application process was asked to setup online access.  After calling per the instructions, I was approved for the card.  Does anyone know if you can access the online information prior to receiving the card?  At this point, it simply says ERROR when I try to long on with the creditials I setup during the application process.

 

Thanks.


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Nightfallx
Posts: 134
Registered: ‎04-25-2011
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

when i was approved for citi it didn't ask me to setup anything, i thought only amex did that.

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Chase Sapphire : 5000.00$ (no balance)
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KIPPIE12
Posts: 620
Registered: ‎05-09-2009
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

Discover will ask you to set up your account online, but this is a first i've heard of from Citi. 

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ChesterPDexter
Posts: 618
Registered: ‎06-18-2007
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

I am having the same problem.  I was approved yesterday and did everything I was supposed to so.  I think I'll wait until the card arrives and then call them.  But if anyone has any information on this, I'd appreciate it.

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Too many accounts; too many debts; lots of open credit, and lots of utilized credit. Scores somewhere in the 600s - I have no earthly idea exactly what number, but not 700 like it was, briefly.
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ChesterPDexter
Posts: 618
Registered: ‎06-18-2007
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

Hey Steve,

Apparently they dealt with whatever caused the error message.  Just now I got past the login screen, and it showed me the last four digits of my new account, but I need the security code from the card in order to login.  So I'll just have to wait for the card to arrive.  The good news is that they said 4-7 days, which is pretty quick.

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Too many accounts; too many debts; lots of open credit, and lots of utilized credit. Scores somewhere in the 600s - I have no earthly idea exactly what number, but not 700 like it was, briefly.
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SteveNSC
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎07-27-2011
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

Thanks for the update.  Yes I called and they said I would need the card in hand to complete the registration.  They also said I should have the card in 7 calendar days or less from the date of approval and to let them know if I didn't.  I thought that was really fast too!


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jefftca925
Posts: 706
Registered: ‎08-14-2008
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

Full use of the website for ANY Citi card requires verification of the receipt of the card itself.  When I got my 2nd Citi card last year it didn't show up on my online profile until after I received the physical card and added it.  BofA and Chase will add new cards to a profile shortly after approval and without receipt of the card.

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johnnie198x
Posts: 101
Registered: ‎04-28-2009
Re: Citibank Credit Card Online Access

I apped and was asked to setup online access. I was able to login right after that, although nothing was in it (application pending). When the application got approved (but not received the card), I was asked for the card number and security code.

As you figured out, you do need to have the card in hands to have the online access.

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