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You can check your credit card application status either online or over the phone, depending on the credit card issuer. Many credit card applicants receive a decision within minutes, but it can take longer if the issuer needs more information. Sometimes it may take a few days, or even a few weeks, to receive an email from a card issuer that says whether you're approved or not.

All major credit card issuers allow applicants to check their status by calling the main customer service line and following the prompts. Most issuers also offer a way to check your credit card application status online. You can also check your application status by logging in to your account.

In order to see whether your application is approved, denied or still pending, you'll need to give some basic personal information like your zip code and the last four digits of your Social Security number. This ensures that the issuer can match you to your application.