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How to apply for Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card?

If you travel frequently, having the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card on your wallet is a must. Check out how you can apply for it!

by Victória Lourenço

08/12/2021 | Updated on 03/07/2023

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card: earn bonus points!

Learn how to apply for the Chase Sapphire Preferred® card. Source: The Mister Finance.
Learn how to apply for the Chase Sapphire Preferred® card. Source: The Mister Finance.

It is hard not to consider the Chase Sapphire Preferred® card as an incredible travel credit card option. If you love dining and travel with great benefits, then you must be considering this card.

By reading our other posts about this card, you probably know that you have the requirements to get the best out of this Chase card.

To help you with your decision, we made this post explaining the application options and giving you a comparison if you are still in doubt.

Apply online

Learn how to apply online. Source: Adobe Stock.
Learn how to apply online. Source: Adobe Stock.

You can sign in if you already have an account on Chase’s website and apply. But you can also apply as a guest without having to create an account. The process is relatively simple. You go on the company’s website, search for the card, click to apply. The website will take you to a page where you can provide your personal information and read their terms and conditions.

But you have to keep in mind that online applications are only available for United States residents who have a mailing address and SSN.

Apply using the app

You can also download the Chase app and follow the steps to create an account and apply for the card. The mobile app will give the steps to follow and provide the required personal information.

Chase Sapphire Preferred®Credit Card vs. Citi Prestige credit card

Are you still in doubt regarding this Chase card? Or maybe you would like to know some features of a card with more premium rewards and benefits. To help you with this, here are the main features of the Chase Sapphire Preferred card compared with the Citi Prestige card.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® CardCiti Prestige® Card
Credit ScoreGood to Excellent.Excellent
Annual Fee$95.$495
Regular APR*Purchase APR: 20.49% – 27.49% Variable;
Balance Transfer APR: 20.49% – 27.49% Variable;
Cash Advance APR: 29.49% Variable.
16.74%-24.74% variable APR
on purchases and balance transfers
*Terms apply
Welcome bonus*60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.

* Terms apply
62,500 Citi ThankYouSM Points (25,000 Miles)
Gadget Welcome Gift

*Terms apply
Rewards5x points on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®;
2x on other travel purchases;
3x points on dining, including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out;
3x points on online grocery purchases (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs);
Earn 3x points on select streaming services;
1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.

*Terms apply
Up to $100 every five years for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
Free annual hotel stay (4 nights)
Points transfer to many other travel programs
5X points on air travel and dining
3X points on hotels and cruises
1X points for each dollar spent on all other purchases

*Terms apply
Citi Prestige Card

How to apply for a Citi Prestige® Card

The Citi Prestige card from Citibank offers great welcome bonuses, in addition to having a simple signup process. Discover how to apply!

The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of the offers mentioned may have expired.

About the author

Victória Lourenço

Victória Lourenço is part of the finance writer team for The Mister Finance website. She is a translator and copywriter, having worked on finance topics for over four years. She has a goal to keep studying finances to help people learn more about how to use their credit cards, make loans, and use other money-related products in a way that they can find a more meaningful and healthy financial life!

Reviewed by

Aline Barbosa

Senior Editor

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