Discover Payment Protection

Peace of mind through life's ups and downs

Here's how Discover Payment Protection can help provide account protection when you activate a benefit:

No Minimum Monthly Payments on your Discover card—up to 24 months for qualifying long-term events and up to 3 months for qualifying short-term events.


Qualifying Long-Term Benefits:

  • Involuntary Unemployment
  • Disability
  • Hospitalization
  • Leave of Absence (for child care, family care, or military call of duty)
  • Federal or State Disaster
  • Death of a child, Spouse or Domestic Partner


Qualifying Short-Term Benefits:

  • Marriage
  • Moving
  • Childbirth
  • Adoption
  • Divorce
  • Graduation
  • Retirement
  • New Job and Job Promotion


Additional Benefits

No Interest Charges

No Late Fees

No Discover Payment Protection Fees

Cancel up to $25,000 of your balance in the event of your death

(limits and policy terms vary by product level and state)*

Request to activate a benefit today

Simply call 800-290-9895 today!


*Not available in AL, IA, IN, MT or NV


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