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Annual Fee $25
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 20.74%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) 20.74%
Credit Score Range 300 - 850

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Review

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card is a secured credit card credit card issued by Wells Fargo Bank. 

Secured cards are credit cards that require a refundable deposit before you qualify for a line of credit. These cards are often used to build the credit of consumers with with poor credit or little credit history.

This card is designed for people who have bad credit. The minimum credit score to apply is 300. Wells Fargo Bank is one of the few credit card issuers that allows applicants to include a cosigner, which improves the approval chances of people with not-so-great credit.

This card has a minimum credit limit of Equal to Initial Security Deposit of $300 - $10,000.

If you're wondering whether Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card is the right card for you, read on. This is everything you need to know to make a good choice.

Is there a Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card cash back or rewards program?

No, Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card does not offer a rewards program.

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Rewards
Rewards rate (all purchases) N/A
Max rewards rate N/A
Annual rewards limit N/A
Signup Bonus ($) N/A

What are the Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card benefits?

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card provides the following benefits:

  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Emergency Support
  • Fraud Liability
  • Cellular Telephone Protection
  • Travel Assistance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Reports to major credit bureaus

What are the relevant APRs for Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card?

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card has a variable purchase APR of 20.74%. The card has a variable balance transfer APR of 20.74% .

It also has a variable cash advance APR of 25.74% .

Does Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card have an introductory APR offer?

No, Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card does not come with an introductory APR offer for balance transfers. Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card does not offer an introductory rate on new purchases.
Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Balance Transfers
Description
Balance Transfer APR 20.74%
Introductory Rate N/A
Intro APR period (months) N/A
Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Rates & Terms
Description
Balance Computation Average daily balance (including new purchases)
Purchase APR 20.74%
Credit Limit Equal to Initial Security Deposit of $300 - $10,000
Penalty APR N/A
Cash Advance APR 25.74%
Security Deposit N/A
Introductory Rate N/A
Intro APR period (months) N/A

What are the Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card fees?

The following fees apply to Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card:

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee $25
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Balance Transfer Fee 5%
Minimum Balance Transfer Fee $5
Returned Payment Fee up to $37
Late Payment Fee up to $37

Does Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card have a foreign transaction fee?

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card charges a foreign transaction fee of 3%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $60. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge a foreign transaction fee.

Does Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card reports your account activity to the following credit reporting agencies:

  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • Transunion

Making regular on-time payments to a creditor that reports to one or more credit bureaus will demonstrate your financial responsibility and can help improve your credit score.

How to apply for Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card

  • Visit the Wells Fargo Secured Credit Card website.
  • Fill in the application form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your Social Security Number, address, and annual income.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.
  • If you're denied click here to find out why your application may have been rejected and what you can do about it.

If your credit score is preventing you from qualifying for this credit card, check out our guide for the best credit cards for bad credit.

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  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 25
Annual Fee $25
Balance Transfer Fee % 5%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $5
Cash Advance Fee (%) 5%
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $10
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 3%
Late Fee Amount Up to $37
Minimum Interest Charge $1
Returned Payment Fee Up to $37
Bank Account Required  
Co-signing Allowed  
Customer Type Personal
Employment Statuses Considered
  • Employed Full-Time
  • Employed Part-Time
  • Other
  • Retired
  • Self-Employed
  • Unemployed
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Non-Resident
Military Status
  • Active Duty Military
  • Military Dependent
  • Non-Military
  • Veterans
Minimum Age 18
Supported Income Types
  • 1099 Misc. Income
  • Cash
  • Direct Deposit (W2, SSA, SSDI)
  • Payroll Check or Prepaid Card
Credit Score Range 300 - 850
Card Network
  • Visa
Card Type
  • Bad Credit
  • Balance Transfer
  • Secured
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • TransUnion
Car Rental Insurance  
Credit Card Benefits
  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Cellular Telephone Protection
  • Emergency Support
  • Fraud Liability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Travel Assistance
Emergency Support  
Fraud Liability  
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 25.74%
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 20.74%
Balance Computation Average daily balance (including new purchases)
Credit Limit Equal to Initial Security Deposit of $300 - $10,000
Balance Transfer APR (Variable APR) 20.74%

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