Author Topic: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#  (Read 6828 times)

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #40 on: March 06, 2012, 06:40:47 PM »
...so do not tell me to go to CB to  learn about credit, what I forgot u can never hope to learn.
I guess you forgot that a SS# is not necessary to pull a credit report.   :)
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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #41 on: March 06, 2012, 06:42:22 PM »
I guess you forgot that a SS# is not necessary to pull a credit report.   :)
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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #42 on: March 06, 2012, 06:42:37 PM »
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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #43 on: March 06, 2012, 06:44:56 PM »
Keep goin HelpMe, we're all laughing at you!
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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2012, 06:52:36 PM »
I guess you forgot that a SS# is not necessary to pull a credit report.   :)
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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #45 on: March 06, 2012, 07:31:50 PM »
little ot. is there any way (for someone with a ss) to do it without them doing a pull

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #46 on: March 06, 2012, 07:43:58 PM »
It's definitely possible to have a credit report without a SSN, I opened a checking account from BofA a few months before I got my social, the day I got my SSN, I made a couple apps, a while later when I was accessing my credit reports, two of them showed the age of the report since around the time I got my SSN while one report (I forget which either EQ or TU) showed my report since a few months earlier around the time I made my checking account. It seems like BofA made me an account by one credit bureau just by opening a checking account although they didn't have any pulls on it.

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #47 on: March 06, 2012, 10:55:33 PM »
Try to be more civil and others will likely be civil in kind.  And I'm not just talking to you, this forum is getting way too argumentative of late.

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Re: Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #48 on: March 07, 2012, 07:28:26 AM »
Was just approved, I'm Canadian living in us with no credit history here, gave them my green card number and was approved! Thnx!
was it instant approval?

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Re: Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #49 on: March 11, 2012, 08:20:37 PM »
I guess you forgot that a SS# is not necessary to pull a credit report.   :)
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I applied for this card using my passport number and got a hard pull on Experian (i did use my home address and own phone number so that could have been my mistake)

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Re: Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #50 on: March 11, 2012, 08:29:14 PM »
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I applied for this card using my passport number and got a hard pull on Experian (i did use my home address and own phone number so that could have been my mistake)
do u have a ss#?

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Re: Re: Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #51 on: March 12, 2012, 05:11:48 AM »
do u have a ss#?
yes I was just confirming the fact that they pull even though you don't put it in

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #52 on: March 17, 2012, 10:16:58 PM »
is this card issued by amex or is it co branded

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Re: Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #53 on: March 17, 2012, 10:19:15 PM »
is this card issued by amex or is it co branded
seems Co-branded as the pull was from BOFA

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #54 on: June 29, 2020, 07:28:45 PM »
friend is looking for a credit card to rent a car with (not a citizen yet, UK citizen with passport), anything like that BOA card (link is dead in OP)?

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Re: Possibly a cc for people with no SS#
« Reply #55 on: July 01, 2020, 07:13:18 AM »
friend is looking for a credit card to rent a car with (not a citizen yet, UK citizen with passport), anything like that BOA card (link is dead in OP)?
Get a UK credit card?
Get a US SSN?

What bothers me is the "not a citizen yet" means your friend is probably living here long enough to get a SSN. Any legal job requires one, so no reason not to have one yet.

If your friend is trying to lay low off the grid, maybe avoid using any credit card is better?