There’s no publicly disclosed minimum Best Buy® Credit Card limit. Your limit is based on both your yearly income and your credit standing, and you’ll be notified of the amount when you get your card. And that’s true for both the Best Buy® Credit Card and the Best Buy® Store Card… read full answer.
While you won’t know your Best Buy® Credit Card credit limit ahead of time, there are a few pieces of information that can help you estimate what it could be. I’ll go into them below.
Here’s what you should know about Best Buy® Credit Card limits:
Your limit will be based on your income and credit history, and you’ll find out what it is when you get your card.
Your credit score will play an important part in the credit limit decision. The Best Buy Store Card requires fair credit, and the Best Buy® Credit Card requires good credit.
There are reports online of people receiving limits of $6,200 and $3,000 for the Best Buy Store Card and $1,200 for the Best Buy Store Card. You shouldn’t expect to get a higher limit with the store card, though.
Whatever your Best Buy® Credit Card limit ends up being, it’s best for your credit score if you use only 30%-40% of it. And if you need to spend a significant amount, paying the balance as soon as possible is always a good idea.
The Best Buy® Credit Card credit score requirement is 700 or better. That means people with at least good credit have a shot at getting approved for the Best Buy® Credit Card. Approval odds are higher with the Best Buy Store Card; the minimum credit score required for this card is fair (640+).… read full answer
Here’s more info about the Best Buy® Credit Card requirements:
You should note that while your credit score is an important factor, there are plenty of other things that will impact your chances of being approved for the Best Buy® Credit Card, too. Some other key criteria include your income, existing debt load, number of open accounts, recent credit inquiries, employment status and housing status.
Since all these criteria are taken into consideration, you might be able to get approved with a slightly lower credit score. But it’s best to wait to apply until you meet the Best Buy® Credit Card credit score requirement. You can check your credit score for free on WalletHub.
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