Delta Medallion Status Match/ Challenge

by James Andrew Scott on June 12, 2015

in Delta, SkyMiles, Status Matching, Tips

How to Status Match to Delta Medallion Elite Status

Who is Eligible:  All customers holding elite status on another airline.

Delta SkyMiles Status matchWho is Excluded:  SkyMiles members who have received a status match or complimentary Medallion status in the past.

How to Status Match:

  1. Gather documentation:  a legible copy of your current elite card or current statement from another airline showing your elite status with that program.
  2. Complete the form on Delta’s website.
  3. Email documentation to or FAX to 404-773-1880.


Delta will match your status for a 90 day period.   To keep your status, you need to fly the following miles or segments within the 90 day period:

  • Silver Medallion – Fly 6,250 Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQMs) or 8 Medallion Qualifying Segments (MQSs).
  • Gold Medallion – Fly 12,500 MQMs or 15 MQSs.
  • Platinum Medallion – Fly 18,750 MQMs or 25 MQSs.


Fees:  None.


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