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Does Bad Credit effect getting a US Visa?

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There are many reasons why bad credit would mean that one couldn't get a Visa credit card. The biggest reason why one would have trouble getting a credit card with bad credit would be that one has proven that they cannot pay off their debts in the past.

No I have really bad credit. I mean credit cards that have not been paid for years and I was given a passport.

Visa offers a few options for people who have bad credit or no credit. Some potential options include the Platinum Zero Secured Visa, the Open Sky Secured Visa, and the Vision Premier Prepaid Visa card.

No unfortunately but they do offer help with getting a Home Trust Secure Visa which will rebuild your credit an make you more eligible for a personal loan.

People with bad credit can use pre-paid Visa cards since these do not require good credit or credit checks. Anyone can load money on to them and once it's used up they can't spend any more money.

One may obtain a secured Visa credit card direct from the US Bank. A secured Visa credit card is suitable for people who have bad credit scores and are looking to obtain credit while preventing their score from being further damaged.

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It depends on who you are dealing with. Visa for instance has your number no matter where you go.

Bad credit will not effect application for a passport. Bankruptcy, liens, defaults and other financial deviations have no effect either. Pending criminal actions will, however.

if a credit check is done by employers can a bad credit affect getting the job.

Many banks realise that building up your credit is important part of their business. RBC, TD,and Visa USA all offer these kind of cards. Generally, they appear to be a prepaid Visa. This allow you to have a card with no risk to them. The benefit is that you can start rebuilding your credit.

Yes, there are Visa credit cards available for people with bad or no credit. They have interest rates around 20% and usually require that you put down a cash deposit to secure the card.

Auto financing for bad credit means getting a loan for a car when one has bad credit. There are companies that specialize in giving loans to those with bad credit ratings.

Some of the advantages of having a VISA prepaid credit card are: one cannot spend money that they do not have available on the card (no overspending), one does not need a bank account to be able to purchase items with this prepaid card, and one can still get a VISA prepaid card with bad credit.

One generally doesn't receive bad credit for getting a bank loan. A bank loan can be denied though, if one has bad credit. Bad credit can occur if one does not pay credit card bills on time.

Premier Bank offers a Visa Credit card with a higher interest rate and a lower credit limit for people with damaged credit. Simply go to their website and fill out the app and in about two weeks you will receive a credit card. Orchard Bank also offers the same deal. You can also go to and type in "Bad Credit" and you will receive 100'ds of offers. Hope this helps

Having bad credit could disable an individual from buying a house or car. Bad credit is usually restrictive on larger purchases that require borrowing money to obtain the item.

In the eyes of some lenders, yes. I had trouble getting a car loan last year because I had no credit. One lender told me that no credit is often viewed the same way as bad credit.

Loans for people with bad credit allow people who have made financial mistakes to get their lives back on track. However, getting a loan with bad credit will be very difficult.

When a Canadian moves to the U.S. their credit history in Canada is irrelevant. They will have no credit in the U.S. though, which can be worse than having bad credit. hi

At the present getting loan with bad credit is hard. You will need to take some steps to clean up your credit first.

You can get a bad credit checking account online at online Credit Agency companies such as Experian. You can also visit your local bank and they can look at getting a credit checking account for you.

Yes, if you have bad credit, you won't be able to qualify for some loans. You may also have different interest rates than someone with good credit would have.

If you have bad personal credit, the best thing you can do to help improve your chances of getting a business credit card is to register your business as a completely separate entity from your personal credit.