How to Apply for the FSG Secured Visa Credit Card

The FSG Secured Visa Credit Card, offered by FSG Bank and Visa, is a balance-first credit card, meaning you must set aside some money from your bank account when applying for the card in case you miss a payment. The card is ideal for those who have poor credit histories and are looking to improve on that front.

This article outlines how one can apply for an FSG Secured Visa Credit Card.

The FSG Bank Privacy Policy is worth a read before you begin to apply. It informs you of who your information you give to the FSG Bank is being shared with.


Remember that like all credit cards, the FSG Secured Visa Card has requirements to fulfill. You must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Living at a U.S. address
  • In possession of a valid, U.S. social security number

How to Apply

Step 1: Go to This Webpage.

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Step 2: Near the bottom of the page, click the “Apply Now” button.

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Step 3: This box will appear. Click “Proceed” to continue applying.

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Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the list of cards and select the FSG Secured Visa Credit Card. Click its “Apply Now” button below it.

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Step 5: Indicate whether you would like to apply online or apply by mail. If you are applying by mail, follow the directions on the right. If you are applying online, note the requirements of online application and click “Get Started”.

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Step 6: This portion of the application takes a little while. You are required to fill out a form provided by FSG Bank in order to create a profile and for security purposes.

Beginning under “Personal Information”, enter:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Primary and mobile phone numbers
  • Email address

Now under the “Housing Information” segment, input:

  • Address
  • City, state and ZIP code
  • Time you’ve resided at that address
  • Housing status
  • Monthly payment
  • Whether or not you have an alternate mailing address

Do you have an alternate mailing address? Indicate “Yes” if you do with the Yes/No toggle switch.

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Step 7: Next, input your employment status, annual income, and, with the “Yes/No” button, indicate whether or not you have additional income.

What type of bank account do you have with FSG Bank? Inform them using the Yes/No buttons. Are you applying with a joint applicant? Again, indicate with the Yes/No buttons.

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Step 8: In order to establish your balance on your Secured Visa card, indicate which account you will use and its account number and routing number. Indicate how much you would like to contribute to your balance. Verify your identity by inputting your social security number. Tick the box to certify your social security number.

Almost finished! Read and review the Terms and Conditions associated with your FSG Secured Visa Credit Card. Tick the box to indicate you accept the Terms and Conditions and click “Submit”. You’re all done!

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