Avant does verify income for personal loan applicants to confirm that people can repay what they borrow, but it does not disclose a minimum income requirement. You also have to meet other Avant requirements to be considered, such as being at least 18 years old and being a US citizen or permanent resident. You have a good chance of getting approved if you meet all of these requirements.
Avant Personal Loan Requirements
Be at least 18 years old
Be a US citizen or permanent resident
Have a Social Security number
Have a credit score of 580 or higher
If you want a better idea of what personal loans you may qualify for with your income, you can use WalletHub's free pre-qualification tool.
Yes, Avant does a hard inquiry when you apply for a loan. This credit report inquiry will likely drop your credit score by about 5 to 10 points, but you'll be able to get back on track with a few months of on-time payments.
Avant's hard inquiry will stay on your credit report for two years, but it won't affect your credit after one year, and the impact may subside before then. To see how your individual credit score may be affected by a hard inquiry, you can use the … read full answercredit score simulator on WalletHub.
It's worth noting that some people may be uncertain about whether Avant does a hard inquiry because there's only a soft inquiry during the pre-qualification process. Soft inquiries do not impact your credit score. But that's just the first step, and a hard inquiry is required when you officially apply.
If not having a hard inquiry is important to you, lenders that don't do a hard pull at all include Integra Credit, NetCredit and Opploans.
No, Avant does not allow cosigners on personal loans, unlike some personal loan providers. A cosigner is a second person who serves as a guarantor on the loan, and thus promises to pay the loan back if the primary applicant cannot.
To apply for an Avant personal loan, first check for pre-qualification and decide which way you will apply (online or by phone), then enter your personal and financial information on the application. Next, verify the accuracy of the information, submit the application and wait to receive a decision.
Check for pre-qualification. Pre-qualification is a way to check your approval odds and potential rates before applying for an Avant personal loan. It doesn’t hurt your credit. You can check for pre-qualification on the Avant website.
Decide which way to apply. You can apply for an Avant personal loan online or by phone. Applying online is the best way because it typically offers the fastest decision.
Enter your personal information on the application. Avant requires the following personal information on the application: your name, home address, housing situation (own or rent), duration of staying at the current address, date of birth, phone number, email and Social Security number.
Enter your financial information on the application. Avant requires the following financial information on the application: your monthly housing payment, income type, loan purpose, loan amount, own evaluation of credit score (excellent, good etc) and bank account details.
Double check the application for accuracy. To ensure that your Avant personal loan application gets processed as quickly as possible, make sure that all the information is correct and complete before you submit it.
Submit your application. Avant will typically provide a decision on your application within 1 to 2 business days.
If you are approved for an Avant personal loan, you will generally receive the funds within 1 to 2 business days after approval. After that, it’s your responsibility to make monthly payments until you have fully paid back your loan, including interest.
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