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Credit Card for International Student Visa

Posted by markier87 markier87
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Hi!

 

I was wondering if Bankwest would consider me to get a credit card. I have been banking with Bankwest since arriving last Aug 2014 and all my money goes through it. I am on a postgraduate visa sub-class 574 which gives me unlimited working rights. Aside from my part time work income, I also have a regular allowance good for 4 years. I have tried popping into a branch but they never even allow me to go beyond the formal application since I am an international student. I have friends who are also international students with similar circumstances with me and they were granted a credit card with their bank, NAB.

 

Please enlighten me on this matter. Otherwise, I may have to consider switching to a different bank who understands us more.

 

Regards,

Bren

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Re: Credit Card for International Student Visa

Posted by LyndsC LyndsC
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Hi @markier87, it would be best to speak with a specialist so we can look into this for you and discuss your options. If you can please send me an email to forum@bankwest.com.au with your full name and contact number, I'll arrange a call to look into this. Thanks!

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