When you apply for a credit card, there are a few things that the company will check to see if you meet their criteria. This is unique for each credit card company, but to make life easier, you’ll find some of the things you need to know specifically when applying for a Barclaycard below.
To apply for your first credit card you need to:
And remember – if you already have a high amount of debt (for example, loans or other credit cards) companies will consider whether you can afford to take on more debt.
Use our eligibility checker to see how likely you are to be accepted before you apply. Remember that this is just a guide, so results could vary when you make your full application.
Watch Carly explain to Maya what she needs to know before applying for her first credit card in our short video.