Activating Your New Gap Credit Card Online at

So you just got a shiny new Gap Good Rewards MasterCard in the mail? Congrats! This card offers some sweet perks for loyal Gap shoppers. But before you can start earning points and saving money, you need to activate it.

Activating your card is super easy and only takes a few minutes. This article will walk you through the whole process step-by-step. Let’s get started!

Why Get a Gap Credit Card?

But first – why get a Gap card in the first place? Here are some of the best benefits:

  • It’s free! No annual fee to worry about.
  • Earn rewards: Get 5 points per $1 spent at Gap stores.
  • Redeem rewards: Points can be redeemed for GapCash to use on future purchases.
  • Extra discounts: Cardholders get special offers and discounts.
  • No foreign transaction fee: For Gap shopping abroad.

And if you spend $1,000 in the first 90 days, you’ll get 5,000 bonus points!

What You’ll Need to Activate Your Card

Before starting the activation process online, make sure you have the following card details handy:

  • 16-digit card number – Located on the front of your card
  • 3-digit security code – The CVC on the back
  • Last 4 digits of your SSN – For identification
  • Your occupation – Chosen from a drop-down menu

You’ll also need access to the internet on either a computer or mobile device.

Step-by-Step Guide to Activate Your Gap Card

Ready? Let’s activate.

  1. Navigate to the Gap Card activation site at
  2. Enter your 16-digit card number when prompted.
  3. Next, input your card’s 3-digit security code.
  4. Type in the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.
  5. Select your occupation from the drop-down menu.
  6. Finally, click the big Activate button.

And that’s it! Your new Gap Credit Card is now ready to use. The whole process takes just a minute or two.

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Activating Through Your Online Account at

If you already have an online account with Barclays (the card issuer), you can also activate by logging in.

Here’s how:

  1. Go to and click login.
  2. Enter your username and password on the Barclays login page.
  3. In your account, find and click the “Activate Your Card” link.
  4. Input your new card’s details when prompted.
  5. Follow the activation prompts.

And your Gap Credit Card will be activated!

Start Shopping and Saving!

Now comes the fun part – time to start using your card! Just look for the Gap Good Rewards MasterCard logo at checkout.

As a cardholder, you’ll also get special discounts and bonus point offers sent to your email. So be sure to opt-in when activating your card.

If you ever have questions or need support, you can call the number on the back of your Gap Credit Card.

So let the Gap shopping commence! Try the card at Gap stores, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and more. Just don’t forget to activate first 😉

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