Many foreigners experience the difficulty of obtaining a credit card in Japan. One common issue that’s been mentioned is being asked for a phone number to obtain a credit card even though the purpose of applying for one is to purchase a phone plan. Foreigners may also encounter rejections on top of rejections when there’s really no particular reason why they’ve been turned down. Recently, this issue is slowly fading away as more credit cards are on the market such as the Rakuten Card and Amazon Mastercard.
In order to reduce the stress of applying for a credit card, Smiles Blogs will continue to inform its audience about credit card options and offers that are available in Japan. There will also be guidelines on how to apply for credit cards so there’s less confusion filling out forms.