Invitation To Apply for Citi ThankYou Preferred Card

Customers of Citigroup interested in applying for the Citi ThankYou Preferred Credit Card can apply online at  This offer is valid for consumers that recently received a Citi mailer advertising this credit card.  

Citi ThankYou Preferred Card Invitation Number

To get started with applying for the ThankYou credit card customers should first locate their Citi invitation number that can be found on your application accompanied with your mailer.  On your application your invitation number is located at the top right of the form. When found visit the application website and enter your invitation code, your last name, and click Proceed to Application.

Your invitation code helps to speed up the application process as some of your personal information is linked to your invitation number which will pre-populate many of the fields on your application.  When applying you will need to enter some of the following details:

  • Salary
  • mortgage/rent amount
  • Employer and employment status
  • Social security number

After completing the online application form and clicking Submit your application will be processed and you’ll receive an instant decision.  The decision process only takes about a minute because remember you’ve already been pre-selected so you basically fit the requirements of the credit card.  The website will indicate your approval and inform you of your new credit line.

Pay Citi ThankYou Preferred Bill Online

After you receive you new card in the mail and begin making purchases the next step is to enroll in Citi ThankYou Preferred Login to make your monthly credit card payments.  Paying online is the easiest and most convenient method for members because they can pay while on the go with their smartphone or from the comfort of their home computer/mobile devices.  

The first step towards making online payments is to register for an online account HERE.  Look for the Not registered yet section of the homepage and select the green Register Now button.  You will need to have the following information when registering:

  • Credit card number
  • Primary cardmember’s date of birth
  • Last 4 digits of your social security number
  • If they don’t have a social security number, enter their billing address zip code
  • Set up security questions
  • Create login credentials (User ID and Password)

After you’ve finished the enrollment process you can now login to your account and setup your payment info.  Citibank credit card payments can be made by electronic debit of your checking account so you will need to enter your bank routing number and checking account number.

ThankYou Card Benefits

New cardholders can expect a lot of perks and benefits with their new credit card.  Here are some card highlights that are associated with the ThankYou Preferred credit card:

  • Earn 2x points when the card is used for restaurants and entertainment purchases
  • Earn 1x points on all other purchases
  • Balance transfers introductory APR is 0% for the first 15 months with a balance transfer fee of $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater
  • Purchases introductory APR 0% for 15 months
  • Regular APR – 15.24% to 25.24% variable
  • Annual fee $0 – earn 0% intro APR on purchases for 15 months from date of account opening
  • Points are redeemable for gift cards to popular retailers, restaurants, and department and home stores
  • 2500 ThankYou Points can be redeemed for a $25 gift card at
  • Points do not expire and earnings are unlimited

Other Features

  • Extended warranty program
  • Travel accident insurance
  • Auto rental insurance
  • Free credit score
  • Presale tickets
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Concierge service


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