Getting a credit card you never asked for

What are my rights?

Can a company send me a credit card I didn't ask for?
  • Yes
  • No

A company can’t send you a credit card you didn’t apply for. (It’s considered irresponsible to give people access to credit they may not be in a position to handle. And don’t want!) Learn your rights and what steps to take if you receive a credit card you never asked for. 

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in November 2019
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Anna Fung, KC, BC Utilities Commission

Anna Fung, KC

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