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In general, credit card issuers may take up to 30 days to review your application. Though it often doesn’t take that long, you should allow at least 30 days before you pursue further action. Once your application is approved or denied, it may take five to seven business days until the letter arrives in the mail. If you have been approved, this letter tells you when your credit card will arrive and gives a telephone number to call if you have questions.

Please remember that at, our goal is to help people find the best credit card offers and be a comprehensive, informative home base for credit card applications, but we ourselves do not issue credit cards. For specific questions about applications or accounts, please contact the issuer directly. You can find contact information at your credit card issuer’s official website and follow up with them if you do not receive your card or have further questions.