Can international students get a credit card in Canada?

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Can international students get a credit card in Canada?

Rounding it up

  • It is possible to obtain a credit card in Canada as an international student.

  • Many big banks and Fintech companies (such as KOHO) offer credit cards either specifically or beneficial for students who have little credit history and income.

  • Don’t sign up for a credit card without comparing the terms and perks. Also remember to educate yourself on how to use it responsibly.

  • The right credit card can be a powerful tool to enhance your lifestyle and establish good financial standing.

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Ally Streelman
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Ally Streelman

Ally Streelman is a storyteller whose work spans money, wellness, travel, and more with the chief goal of empowering readers. When she’s not stringing together sentences, you can find her immersed in a new city, cookbook, or novel or encouraging women to take hold of their financial journey.

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