If you have or are considering a credit card account from Discover, you may want to know how to get Discover card identity theft protection. The identity protection program offered by Discover has several components. The first is daily monitoring of your file with all three major credit bureaus. If a change to your file that may indicate fraud is detected, you will be contacted immediately. In addition, fraud resolution specialists are on-hand 24 hours a day if you have any questions or suspect an problem. And if you do become a victim of identity theft, your losses are covered up to $25,000. How do you get Discover card identity theft protection? Follow these steps:
- If you already have a Discover card, you can enroll for identity theft protection via your online account. Visit the link below. When you click on the "Learn More" button, you will be prompted to log in to your account.
- Once you log in, you will land on the sign-up screen. Here, you can choose what type of identity theft protection subscription you would like. Options include $9.99 per month or $99.99 for the entire year (both billed to your card). You must also read and agree to the terms and conditions. Once you do so and click "Continue," you will be enrolled.
- If you do not already have a Discover card, you must apply for a card to enroll in identity theft protection. To apply, visit the Discover card homepage online. Click on "Credit Cards," then "Apply Now." Once you fill out the application and it is accepted, follow steps one and two above to enroll in identity theft protection.