Credit application checklist

Here’s a list of the information that lenders typically request from each person who applies for a personal loan or line of credit. Save time by gathering this information before you apply:

Personal and Contact Information
_____ Name
_____ Social Security Number
_____ Date of birth (minimum age requirement)
_____ Mother’s maiden name
_____ Email address
_____ Home telephone number
_____ Current address (and mailing address if different from residential address)
_____ Previous address (if you’ve lived at current less than three years)

Employment and Income Information
_____ Occupation
_____ Work phone number
_____ Employer name
_____ Previous employer (if you’ve worked at current less than three years)
_____ Gross monthly income amount and source(s) of income (all sources you want considered for your loan)
_____ Monthly mortgage or rent payment amount

Loan Information
_____ Type of loan or line you are applying for
_____ Desired term (if you’re applying for a personal loan)
_____ Loan or line amount
_____ Preferred payment due date
_____ Vehicle information (if applicable)

Additional Documents (requested as necessary)
Once your application is reviewed, your lender may request additional information from you such as:
_____ Recent pay stubs, W2s, or tax returns
_____ Utility bills (to verify address)
_____ Copy of driver’s license or Social Security card
_____ Copy of purchase order or bill of sale for auto/RV loans (except when refinancing)

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