What is Purchase Security?
Purchase Security will repair, replace, or reimburse you up to the program maximum limits per claim for eligible items of personal property purchased with your eligible card.
Please note that all Terms and Conditions must be met in order for your claim to be eligible. Please refer to your Guide to Benefits provided to you by your Issuing Bank for all limits, exclusions and specific claim-filing requirements associated with your Purchase Security benefit
Why do I have to provide my account number?
Collecting your account number allows us to determine benefit eligibility.
Why do you not have access to my account information?
We safeguard your privacy and keep your personal purchase records confidential.
Do you give my personal information to other companies?
No, personal information is kept confidential and only used for benefit administration purposes.
What do I do if I cannot find my itemized sales receipt?
We suggest you contact the original merchant/store where you purchased the item to request a duplicate receipt.
How do I file a claim?
- Sign in and navigate to the home screen.
- Select “File a claim” option from the main menu.
- To get started, please enter your credit card number and click “Continue" button. If you have already registered product on the card you entered, select it from list of registered product drop down and Click "Next" button.
- If you have no products registered then choose "No" radio button. Choose the option "I am filing a claim while registering a product."
- You will be asked for Product purchase date. Select the date of your product purchase and click "Next" button.
- If your credit card is eligible for certain benefits then you will be taken to the details page.
- Enter your product details, select "Product Stolen / Damaged" radio button from What Happened? Section if you want to file a claim under warranty manager program. Enter the required details in the “Claim Incident Details” section, confirm the digital signature by selecting the checkbox and then click “Next” button to navigate on the Reimbursement method screen.
- On the Document Upload Screen, upload the documents which are required for the claim and click "Next" button to check the personal information on Personal Info screen. Please Note: - You can upload the document up to the size of 10MB/file and tiff, pdf & jpg file format are supported.
- On Personal Info page, check the correspondence details email, Name and Address, phone number and click "Next" button to navigate on Claim confirmation page.
- Review your information, claim number, product information, document uploaded on the claim confirmation screen.
- If you have already registered the product then enter your credit card to see the list of registered product. Select your product and follow the above steps to file your claim on your already registered product.
How do I register a product?
- Sign in and navigate to the home screen.
- Select “Register a product” option from the main menu.
- To get started, please enter your credit card number and click “Continue" button. If you want to register a product under cell phone then select first option “I am having issues with my cell phone” or choose “Failure, theft, damage, or dissatisfaction of product (not related to cell phone)” for product not related to cell phone.
- Select “Failure, theft, damage, or dissatisfaction of product (not related to cell phone)” with Date.
- If you have eligible benefits on your card then you would be navigated to the “Details” page.
- Enter your product details and then click “Next” button to navigate on the Document Upload Screen.
- On the Document Upload Screen, upload the documents which are required for the claim and click "Next" button to check the personal information on Personal Info screen. Please Note: - You can upload the document up to the size of 10MB/file and tiff, pdf and jpg file format are supported.
- On Personal Info page, check the correspondence details, email, Name and Address, phone number and click "Next" button to navigate on confirmation page.
- Review your information product information, document uploaded on this screen.
What if my card doesn't show I have any benefits?
If your card does not show that you have any benefits, please contact financial institution that issued the card to you.
I've just entered my information. When can I expect an update?
You should receive an email within twenty-four (24) hours or a letter via the U.S. postal service within five (5) to seven (7) business days.
How long do I have to file a claim?
Please note that there are specific time requirements to report a claim and to submit your required documents. Please refer to your Guide to Benefits provided to you by your issuing bank for specific claim filing requirements associated with your Purchase Security benefit.
I was assigned a claim number. Does this mean my claim will be approved?
No, the assigned number is to help us reference your claim allowing us to better serve you. Please be sure to include your claim number in all correspondence with us.
If you need more information, how will you contact me?
You will be contacted by your email and when necessary, by telephone.
How long does it take to process a claim?
Under normal circumstances claims are generally finalized within five (5) business days upon submission of all required documentation.
If my claim is denied, how can I have my claim re-evaluated?
Please call our contact center at 1-800-882-8057. Customer Service Representatives are available twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.
California Residents: We are required by Title 10,CCR Section 2695. 7(b)(3) to advise you that if you belive that this claim, or any part of claim has been wrongfully denied or rejected, you may have the matter reviewed by California Department of Insurance, Consumer Communications Bureau, 300 South Spring Street, South Tower,Los Angeles, California 90013,(800)927-4357,(213)897-8921
If I cannot wait to have my item repaired, will I be reimbursed for my repair expenses? If so, how quickly will I be reimbursed? Who will reimburse me?
You may choose to repair or replace your item on your own, but your claim must meet program requirements for reimbursement. Reimbursement will not exceed the lesser of the original claimed product's purchase price, the repair cost, or the replacement amount. Upon approval, you will receive reimbursement from the Claims Administrator generally within five (5) to seven (7) business days.
What documents will you require to evaluate my claim?
Purchase Security claims initially require the following documentation to process the claim:
- Copy of the itemized sales receipt or Copy of the credit or check card slip or monthly statement reflecting the purchase of the item showing the last four digits our your account number (if not included on the sales receipt)
- Claims involving items over $150.00 due to theft and/or vandalism will require a police report to be filed within 48 hours from the time of the incident
- Claims involving items over $150.00 due to fire, will require a fire report to be filed within 48 hours from the time of the incident
- Copy of your insurance declaration page when applicable
- Documentation (if available) of any other settlement of the loss
Please gather this documentation and submit it online. If additional information is required to evaluate your claim, the Claims Administrator will request that information via your preferred method of correspondence.
Why do I have to obtain a repair estimate on an item?
Repair estimates allow the Claims Administrator to determine the appropriate course of action in the processing of your claim.
How can I obtain a repair estimate?
How should I deliver my documents?
If you are registering a product and filing a claim the system will prompt you to upload your claim related documents during this process. If you have already registered your product and are now filing a claim on that registered product the system will prompt you to upload your claim related documents, that have not already been uploaded, during this claim filing process. If you have already submitted your claim but have not submitted any, or all, of your required documents you can add the documents by clicking on the "Upload" button from the Manage Claims section. Keep in mind that you are responsible for obtaining and submitting all documents required by the guidelines provided by your issuing bank.
What file formats are accepted for uploading documents?
Supported file formats are : .jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, .jfif, .tif, .tiff or .pdf and each file size must be 10 MB or less.
I do not have the documentation needed, what should I do?
Although we cannot help in the actual collection of required documentation, we can provide the following suggestions:
- If you are missing a sales receipt, contact the merchant/store where the item was originally purchased and ask if they can reproduce a duplicate itemized receipt
- If you do not have a copy of your monthly statement, your issuing bank can supply you with a historical copy.
What is an authorized repair center?
An authorized repair facility is a facility authorized by the manufacturer to perform repairs on the device(s) or a licensed business that provides a warranty on services provided for repair.
Program Web Site
Why does the site time out after 15 minutes?
The time out requirement further insures your privacy and keeps your personal records confidential.
Will all claims I file be listed on this site, or only claims I file via the Web site?
All claims filed under a specific account number will be listed regardless of the means used to originally file them.
Claim Payment Options
What are my options for receiving the payment for my claim?
Your benefit offers convenient payment via your choice of a bank transfer (ACH), direct payment to your debit card or a check mailed to your preferred address.
Do I have to pick a payment option at the start of my claim?
No. If your claim is approved, you will be receiving an email from Card Benefit Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) advising of your reimbursement options.
Can I get a payment to my credit card instead of a debit card?
At this time, we only offer direct payments to debit cards, bank transfer (ACH) or check.