Secured credit card helps you get the credit you deserve and get back on track, fast.
You can build or re-build and improve credit score even if you've had bad credit, consumer proposal or a bankruptcy in the past. If you don't have a credit card you need one to establish credit rating.
While you are rebuilding your credit, you may want to take a look how private mortgage lenders can be of help.
You can put down as little as $500 or as much as $10,000 to get the credit card.
You can increase the limit on your card by sending additional funds (personal or personal certified cheque, money order or bank draft) drawn on a Canadian Financial Institution to Visa and clearly indicating that you are requesting a credit limit increase.
Print and complete your Visa application. Make
sure you attach your security cheque and all documents needed together with
your application. Mail to the address shown lower on this page.
With your new Visa credit card, you can:
This is an excellent way to establish or re-establish your credit and almost everyone is approved.
This credit card requires a security deposit – the amount of your deposit sets your credit limit.
You can put down as little as $500, or as much as $10,000 to get the credit card.
A year or two later if you manage your credit properly, your credit will re-establish and you can get a regular credit card.
At that time all you have to do is pay off your outstanding balance and you’ll get your security deposit back.
If for some reason your application is declined, your security deposit will be returned.
Complete your application and mail together with a personal certified cheque, money order or a bank draft from a Canadian Financial Institution payable to “ Home Trust Company” to:
Home Trust Company
145 King St. West, Suite 2300 | Toronto, ON | M5H 1J8
Attn: Visa Department
Immediately after receiving your Home Trust Secured Visa card, be sure to register your card with Verified by Visa – this will give you more protection against unauthorized use of your Visa card for online purchases.
You can manage your visa account easily and securely – from anywhere – anytime 24/7.
It's fast, easy and convenient.
Most items purchased with your Visa are protected against theft or damage for 90 days from the date of purchase.
If you decide to cancel your secured credit card, you can just pay off your outstanding balance, and you'll get your security deposit back from Home Trust. And, Home Trust is a Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) (1-800-461-2342).
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