How to Cancel Discovery Credit Card

Do you wish to find out how to cancel your Discover credit card? Discovery is one of South Africa’s all round institutions offering financial, insurance and health solutions to people around the country. Their credit cards are particularly popular among South Africans. We have previously written on how to apply for a Discovery credit card. You are here because for some reason, you now wish to close your credit card. How do you do that?

How to close a Discovery credit card on the app

The following is how to cancel a Discovery credit card;

  1. Log into the Discovery app.
  2. Go to Cards.
  3. Choose the card that you wish to cancel.
  4. Click on Cancel card.
  5. Confirm that you wish to cancel the card.

You can also pause your Discovery credit card

That’s how to cancel your discovery credit card. Cancelling a card is a rather drastic step. It means you won’t be able to get that card back. This is something that you may do as part of the process of cancelling your account altogether.

But if you wish to use the card at a later date, the best option would be to pause your Discovery credit card. This action is not permanent and can be reversed.

Stopping the card would be ideal if you have lost the card as an example. To prevent it from being used by other people, you may wish to temporarily disable the credit card. The following is how to do it;

  1. Open the Discovery app and sign in.
  2. Go to Cards.
  3. Choose the card that you wish to pause.
  4. Select Pause Card.
  5. Confirm your choice.


In this article, we showed you how to cancel your Discovery credit card. It was noted that this is something that you may wish to do if you no longer need to use the card. Perhaps you are done with credit cards, or maybe you are done with Discovery altogether.

In that case, cancelling the card will be the way to go. We also noted that you have the option of pausing the card, which is a not so permanent option if you wish to use the card at a later time. You may also wish to learn how to view your Discovery bank PIN.

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