COVID -19 has taken everything on a roller coaster (except our kids). The virus affected almost every industry including credit card approvals. At HelpMeBuildCredit.com interviewed many applicants who recently applied for credit cards and see if they got approved or not (if you recently applied for a credit card then please email your results to sam@helpmebuildcredit.com). Here are the results.

June 2020

Here is the list of applicants we interviewed and their responses:

Applicant #01

  • Card – Amex Blue Cash
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – n/a
  • Credit Score – 710 – has a previous returned check with amex

Applicant #02

  • Card – Capital One Venture
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – n/a
  • Credit Score -790

Applicant #03

  • Card – Chase Sapphire Preferred
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 801

Applicant #04

  • Card – Chase Ink
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – n/a
  • Credit Score – 778

Applicant #05

  • Card – Chase Sapphire
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $16,000
  • Credit Score – 778

Applicant #06

  • Card – Barclays Jet Blue
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – n/a
  • Credit Score – 778

Applicant #07

  • Card – Amex Hilton Honors
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $1,000
  • Credit Score – 707

Applicant #08

  • Card – US Bank Business card
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score -750

Applicant #09

  • Card – Capital One Spark
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 750

Applicant #10

  • Card – Amex Blue Business Cash
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $13,500
  • Credit Score – Approx 800

Applicant #11

  • Card – Chase United Explorer
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – no clue

Applicant #12

  • Card – Chase Freedom
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $1,400
  • Credit Score – 690

Applicant #13

  • Card – Paypal
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $2,500
  • Credit Score – 680

Applicant #14

  • Card – Freedom Unlimted
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – N/A

Applicant #15

  • Card – Chase Sapphire
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $21,000
  • Credit Score – 745

Applicant #16

  • Card – Amex Gold
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 750

Applicant #17

  • Card – Discover
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $1,000
  • Credit Score – 710

Applicant #18

  • Card – Lowes credit card
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $25,000
  • Credit Score – 720

Applicant #19

  • Card – Chase Freedom
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 713

Applicant #20

  • Card – Chase Freedom Unlimted
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $2,500
  • Credit Score -699

Applicant #21

  • Card – Citi Premier
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $2,000
  • Credit Score – 780

Applicant #22

  • Card – Citi Rewards
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $9,000
  • Credit Score -N/A

Applicant #23

  • Card – Jet Blue
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $8,000
  • Credit Score – 720

Applicant #24

  • Card – Citi Diamond
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $12,000
  • Credit Score – 720

Applicant #25

  • Card – Chase British Airways
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $6,500
  • Credit Score – 780

Applicant #26

  • Card – Citi Simplicity
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $3,200
  • Credit Score -761

Applicant #27

  • Card – Five Star Bank
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 801

Applicant #28

  • Card – Discover
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $1,000
  • Credit Score – No credit history, AU on a 21-year-old card

Applicant #29

  • Card – Discover Secured
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $200
  • Credit Score – No credit history

Applicant #30

  • Card – Amex Hilton Surpass
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $2,000
  • Credit Score – 750

Applicant #31

  • Card – Discover
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $8,500
  • Credit Score – 780

Applicant #32

  • Card – Amex
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $5,400
  • Credit Score – 770

Applicant #33

  • Card – Citi Premier
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $5,700
  • Credit Score – 730

Applicant #34

  • Card – Chase Sapphire Preferred
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 740

Applicant #35

  • Card – Amex Blue Business
  • Approved – yes
  • Credit limit – $9,000
  • Credit Score – 748

May 2020

Here is the list of applicants we interviewed and their responses:

Applicant #01

  • Card – Chase Sapphire
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 730 on CK, 10 months credit history

Applicant #02

  • Card – Chase Amazon Prime
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 774

Applicant #03

  • Card – Amex Business Platinum
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 770

Applicant #04

  • Card – Chase Ink Business
  • Approved – no
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – six something

Applicant #05

  • Card – Apple Card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $4,000
  • Credit Score – 697

Applicant #06

  • Card – Chase United Club Card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $15,600
  • Credit Score – 781

Applicant #07

  • Card – Chase Sapphire
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 697

Applicant #08

  • Card – Chase Ink Business
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 701

Applicant #09

  • Card – Apple card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $1,000
  • Credit Score – 690

Applicant #10

  • Card – Chase Freedom
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $11,500
  • Credit Score – 750

Applicant #11

  • Card – Amex Platinum
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 700

Applicant #12

  • Card – Chase Ink Business
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 760

Applicant #13

  • Card – PayPal credit card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $5,000
  • Credit Score – 740

Applicant #14

  • Card – Discover
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 714

Applicant #15

  • Card – Amex Everyday
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 743

Applicant #16

  • Card – Chase
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $12,000
  • Credit Score – 700

Applicant #17

  • Card – Apple Card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $1,250
  • Credit Score – 623

Applicant #18

  • Card – Chase Freedom
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $3,500
  • Credit Score – 775 – Credit build with piggybacking only

Applicant #19

  • Card – Amex Hilton
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $8,900
  • Credit Score – 713

Applicant #20

  • Card – Citi
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $4,100
  • Credit Score – 763

Applicant #21

  • Card – Amex Blue Cash
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $5,500
  • Credit Score – 713

Applicant #22

  • Card – Citi Simplicity
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 680 – Due to high balances

Applicant #23

  • Card -Amex Amazon Business Card
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $10,000
  • Credit Score – 762

Applicant #24

  • Card – Citi Simplicity
  • Approved – Yes
  • Credit limit – $500
  • Credit Score – 750

Applicant #25

  • Card – Amex Blue Business
  • Approved – No
  • Credit limit – N/A
  • Credit Score – 720

If you recently applied for a credit card please submit your data, 1) What credit card? 2) Were you approved? 3) Credit limit? 4) Your credit score? You can submit your data in the comments below or email sam@helpmebuildcredit.com and I will update the post accordingly. Thanks!