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Credit Cards US Citizen living overseas cannot get a new credit card

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Chris R, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. Chris R

    Chris R Reader

    HI Lucky,

    I am currently working and living overseas and I only have post office box in the US. I applied for a Southwest credit card and was denied. I called and was told that they could not confirm my residence based on the new post - 911 rules.

    Is there a legal way to overcome this problem?
     
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  2. RTBones

    RTBones Member

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    Hi Chris - yes, there are legal ways to overcome your issue, though maybe not for your southwest card. Are you a government employee or military member? If you are eligible for an APO/FPO address, that will usually work, even one that is shared. I think rules vary (in general) by credit card company. I know Citibank issues cards to US citizens living abroad - though they may need some sort of financial verification.
     
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