When you apply for a Best Buy credit card, you're first evaluated for a Visa that generally requires "good" credit (i.e., a score of 700-749) for approval. If you don't qualify for that, you're considered for a store-card version that requires "limited/fair" credit (640-699).
You can see what your credit score is by signing up for a free account with WalletHub: https://wallethub.com/join/ .
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Hope that helps. Best of luck!
7/18/18 I applied for the Best Buy card with a TU 667 EQ 668. The staff member asked me how much I would like to apply for. I asked for 3k and I was approved for the Visa card. Based on all the horror stories, I avoided buying stuff. This little bag of tricks will stay where the sun don’t shine. Imagine what it takes to build your credit, and once you get a new card you max it out. The inquiry will set you back a couple points, maxing out the card on the first day lowers your score dramatically. Assuming you leave the card alone, your overall credit limit increases and your score should maintain and increase quickly. I applied for an Amex card last night and received a 1k cl.
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