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AMEX BCE Problem

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Hi, all:


So, I want to apply for the AMEX BCE card, but my address doesn't fit into the address box on the online app. I've tried every abbreviation and nothing works, and the app won't let you progress until you have the address written in. Can anyone offer some assistance? I am also 19, so calling in won't work. 

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Re: AMEX BCE Problem

AFAIK as long as your 18 and older you can apply for credit cards. Id do an app over the phone.

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Re: AMEX BCE Problem

Just do it without writing the word street at the end

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Re: AMEX BCE Problem

Maybe AMEX will truncate your lengthy address and abbreviate some parts. Maybe call CS?

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Registered: ‎01-20-2013

Re: AMEX BCE Problem

LS2982 wrote:
AFAIK as long as your 18 and older you can apply for credit cards. Id do an app over the phone.

Card ACT of 2009 states any person under age 21 cannot apply over the phone. 

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Re: AMEX BCE Problem

Put what fits and after your app call them for address correction.

How long is your address ?? 

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