What do I need to get started?
Here’s what you need to start your credit building journey at Self:
A bank account, debit card, or prepaid card
A valid email address and phone number
Your social security number
Please note, to apply you must be:
A valid permanent U.S. resident or U.S. citizen with a physical address in the U.S.
At least 18 years of age or older
This information is used to verify your identity, make your payments and for the purposes of reporting to the credit bureaus.
Please note, if you decide to use a debit card, you will incur an expedited payment fee of $0.30 + 2.99%. To avoid a convenience fee, please link a bank account instead.