Gap com Activate: How Do I Activate My Gap Card Guide Guide and Review

Many consumers have no problem obtaining a credit or rewards card but have no clue how to go about activating the darn thing. Visit www gap com, activate your card, and follow the on-screen instructions. The Gap credit card is no different as many customers, mainly 50 years of age or older, email us asking where and how they can go about activating their card.

Below is a quick and dirty run down regarding the activation process

  1. Visit the GAP card activation link we posted above or download the Barclays Gap Credit Card app (we suggest downloading the App.
  2. New Gap card customers must register, while returning users can simply sign in.
  3. Assuming you already have a GAP account provide your username and password to sign in and make a payment.
  4. Issues or Troubleshooting? Please reach out to the Gap Card Customer Service Team at 1-833-244-5556.
  5. Assuming no issues arise, your new card will immediately be activated and ready to use.


Related: Were you denied a Gap credit card because your credit score in need of repair?  Please consider the Indigo credit card which is designed for those with less than ideal credit.

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Activating Your New Card Online

Gap Good Rewards Visa credit card customers who just received their brand spanking new Gap credit card can call the toll-free number or visit to activate their card.


5 Benefits of the Gap Credit Card

  1. Save money
  2. Earn rewards
  3. Quarterly bonuses
  4. Easy returns
  5. No need to carry bothersome cash


Plus Quarterly Bonus

Eligible program members earn the following bonus each quarter they make a qualifying purchase in-store or online at Gap, Gap Factory, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory, Athleta, or Old Navy: Core = 125 pts; Enthusiast: 250 pts; Icon: 500 pts. Limit one quarterly bonus per eligible program membership. For this offer, quarters begin at midnight PT on 1/1/21, 4/1/21, 7/1/21, and 10/1/21. Valid in the U.S. only (including Puerto Rico). Not valid in our Clearance Centers. To receive a bonus, program membership must be identified with purchase.

Alternate Activation Options

For those who are Gap Mastercard customers, please visit Mastercard to activate your new card, while Barclay cardholders can visit Barclay to begin the activation process.


You are not allowed to activate the GAP credit card via US Mail regardless of what your Uncle Larry claims, just ignore him and tell him to go back to making his tuna sandwich.


You are not allowed to activate your card via fax.

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Other Retail Reward Cards to Consider

  • Old Navy Rewards
  • Banana Republic Rewards
  • Athleta Rewards

The above retail reward cards allow the member to earn 1 reward point for every $1 earned when making a purchase within the GAP Inc. Family of Brands in the United States, including Puerto Rico.


Gap Credit Card Customer Service

  • Legal Issues: Gap Inc. Legal Department, 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, Attn: General Counsel
  • Gap Customer Service Toll-Free Number:  1-833-244-5556
  • Provide a valid email address, and Gap Inc. will send out special promotional coupons and account alerts


How to Pay Gap Credit Card by phone?

Please dial 1-833-244-5556 and ask to speak with the payment department.


How do I find my Gap rewards?

To find your Gap Rewards please dial 1-866-450-4467 (Gap Good Rewards), 1-866-657-8467 Visa Signature Rewards), or 1-866-450-4468 (Icon Gap Good Reward Members).


Can I use my GapCard anywhere?

The GapCard can be used anywhere where the Mastercard logo is present.


Did Gap change its Rewards Program?

Yes. Back in 2021, Gap updated its rewards program. Members will receive 5 points for every dollar spent at Gap, Old Navy, or the Banana Republic.


Visiting Login to Register

To activate your GAP card, you will need to provide your name, phone number, email address, SSN, date of birth, and mailing address.

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