You can get a Wells Fargo credit limit increase by calling customer service at 1-800-642-4720. There is no option to request a Wells Fargo credit limit increase online. It’s best to not make a request until you’ve had your card for at least 6 months, and only if you’ve paid your bill on time every month. It’s also good to use your card on a regular basis. If Wells Fargo sees little activity, they may not see a reason to increase your limit.
If you ask for a Wells Fargo credit limit increase, Wells Fargo may do a hard pull of your credit, which will temporarily lower your score. But they’ll sometimes do just a harmless soft pull, especially with older accounts and when Wells Fargo offers an increase without you asking. Besides, getting more credit can be good for your score in the long run.
Here’s how to get a Wells Fargo credit limit increase:
Call Wells Fargo customer service at 1-800-642-4720.
Say or enter your credit card number to be connected to a representative.
Tell the representative you’d like a credit limit increase.
Answer the representative’s questions about your credit and income.
Give the representative permission to do a hard pull of your credit, if needed.
You won’t always have to ask for a Wells Fargo credit limit increase to get one. Wells Fargo will periodically review your account to see if you’re eligible, using only a soft pull of your credit. And if they like what they see, they may just raise your limit.
If your credit card account has been established for at least one year, you can ask for a Wells Fargo credit limit increase. You need to call 1-800-642-4720. There's no way to do it online. The request will result in a hard inquiry on your credit report and they will investigate things like your job and income status.
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