SoFi credit card approval odds are best for people with good credit scores of 700+, an annual income of $40,000+, minimal debt, and steady employment. Each applicant will also need to be 18+ years old with a U.S. mailing address and an SSN.
Credit Requirements for Good SoFi Credit Card Approval Odds
While credit scores are very important, SoFi credit card approval depends on several other factors as well. For example, applicants need to have enough income to make payments on the card. SoFi will also look at housing costs and existing debts when considering your application.
If you want to get a better sense of your approval odds before applying for a SoFi credit card, you can always check to see if you’re pre-qualified for any offers on the SoFi website. Pre-qualifying does not guarantee approval, but it does indicate that you have pretty good odds of getting approved for certain cards, and it won’t affect your credit score.
There is no minimum credit score to get a credit card, if any credit card will do. Some credit card companies don’t even check applicants’ credit history, and the main approval requirement is that you earn more money than you spend. So it’s certainly possible to get a credit card even if you have a very low credit score or no credit score at all.… read full answer
But there is a difference between getting approved for a credit card in general and getting one of the better offers.
The credit score needed for credit card approval ultimately depends on which specific card you want to get. Most of the time, credit card companies have a credit score tier they’re looking for, and applicants will need a score in the required tier (or higher) for a good chance of approval. The tiers are bad, fair, good and excellent.
The thing is, credit cards require scores that are a bit higher than the traditional minimum for each tier in the overall credit score range, according to WalletHub’s research. So for each credit tier, you can see a “traditional” score range and a “WalletHub recommended” score range below.
Here is the credit score needed for a credit card at each level:
One way to estimate your credit card approval odds is to check for pre-approval. Many major issuers will allow you to check for free. It won’t hurt your credit score. And you’ll get a pretty good idea of your chances. Plus, if you’re not sure what your score is yet, you can check your latest credit score for free on WalletHub. You’ll also get personalized credit card recommendations with high approval odds.
Just remember that having a qualifying credit score does not guarantee credit card approval. The credit card application process takes many other factors into account. Payment history, existing debt and income play big roles, too.
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