- No credit check necessary to apply. OpenSky believes in giving an opportunity to everyone.
- The refundable* deposit you provide becomes your credit line limit on your Visa card. Choose it yourself, from as low as $200.
- Build credit quickly. OpenSky reports to all 3 major credit bureaus.
- 99% of our customers who started without a credit score earned a credit score record with the credit bureaus in as little as 6 months.
- We have a Facebook community of people just like you; there is a forum for shared experiences, and insights from others on our Facebook Fan page. (Search “OpenSky Card” in Facebook.)
- OpenSky provides credit tips and a dedicated credit education page on our website to support you along the way.
- *View our Cardholder Agreement located at the bottom of the application page for details of the card.
APR: 18.89% Variable APR
Cash Advance APR: 18.89%, Variable
Not sure which card is best for you?
There are other secured credit cards with lower annual fees, higher credit limits, and smaller minimum deposits. But the OpenSky® Secured Visa® Credit Card has two major benefits that set it apart: There is no credit check for applicants, and you do not need a bank account.
This means the card is accessible to people with extremely low credit scores, people with no credit history at all, and people who don't have access to a bank account. The only catch is that your monthly income must be higher than your monthly expenses. As long as you meet that requirement, approval is very likely.
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