How to Apply for the Southwest Rapid Rewards Visa Credit Card

In order to apply for the Southwest Rapid Rewards Visa Credit Card cardholders must fill out a series of forms provided by Chase. Those seeking a ‘Plus’ Southwest card will find the application page linked above, those interested in applying for a ‘Premier’ card must simply go to this webpage and fill out an identical series of forms, the process of doing so being laid out below.


  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Be able to provide basic financial information

How to Apply

Step 1- Personal Information

After reading the Terms and Conditions (Plus/Premier) potential cardholders must first go to this webpage and enter the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • Rapid Rewards Number (optional)




Step 2- Financial Information

Potential cardholders must at this point provide Chase with some basic financial information in order to continue with the application process. The specific information that the applicant must have on hand to enter into the provided fields is comprised of the following:

  • Type of Residence
  • Bank Accounts Owned
  • Annual Income
  • Source of Income (if employed: employer)
  • Bankruptcy admission



Step 3- Security Information

The applicant must now enter his/her most sensitive personal information. In order to be fully aware of Chase’s use and storage of this information it is recommended that the applicant review once more the Terms and Conditions (Plus/Premier) which apply to the Southwest Rapid Rewards Visa Credit Card. Once reviewed, if the applicant feels comfortable moving forward with Chase, the following fields must be completed:

  • Primary Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Mother’s Maiden Name


Step 4- Review and Accept

Before finalizing the process, the applicant has the option to add Primary Cardholders to the account, one unique card being created for each such listed person. After this, Chase asks the applicant to, for one final time, review the Terms and Conditions (Plus/Premier) before agreeing to the listed Certifications and completing the application.