Loans for immigrants and the underserved

Loans for immigrants and the underserved

  • Better rates and no hidden fees
  • F-1, OPT, H-1B, TN, DACA and more

A better way to build and access credit

  • No SSN. No Problem.

    No SSN. No Problem.

    If you’re new to the U.S. and don’t have an SSN yet there is no need to worry, you are still eligible to apply.

  • No Cosigner Required

    No Cosigner Required

    We make decisions based only on your merit and do not need a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident cosigner.

  • Low Interest Rates

    Low Interest Rates

    We look at your education, work experience, income, and financial behavior to give you lower rates.

  • No Prepayment Fees

    No Prepayment Fees

    Feel free to pay as early as you want. We don’t charge any prepayment fees. You save interest with prepayments.

How It Works
Get a Loan from Stilt

Get a Loan from Stilt

A loan designed for immigrants, visa holders, and the underserved. The application process is simple and you get a decision in 24 hours.

  • Checking your rate doesn’t impact your credit score

  • No cosigner required

  • Rates starting at 7.99%

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Open a Stilt account.

The account designed for immigrants, and visa holders. You can sign up from the comfort of your home.

  • ZERO Fees - No overdraft fees. No NSFs. No Annual Fee. Ever.

  • Get credit up to $5,000 with limited credit history.

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What We Look For

We believe you are more than your credit score. We look at all indications of financial responsibility.

Our Criteria
  • Current employment or employability
  • Education
  • Financial Behavior
  • Defaults, Collections, or Bankruptcies
  • Credit Check or Credit Score
Fryderyk Doerffer

“Stilt was so helpful and online chat was very responsive

This outstanding speed of application processing made the money fall into my account in 2 days time.”

Fryderyk Doerffer

July 2016

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you still have questions?
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  • What is Stilt?

    Stilt Inc. is a financial technology company located in San Francisco. We are revolutionizing the way individuals build and access credit. We help people with limited or zero credit history in the U.S.

  • What interest rate will I get?

    Our minimum APR is 7.99% and the maximum APR depends on your state. Your exact rate will depend on your creditworthiness and can only be known after you apply for a loan.

  • What is the eligibility criteria for Stilt loans?

    The minimum eligibility criteria is - you have to be physically present in the U.S. with a U.S. bank account in your name and a U.S. address.

  • Will checking my rate impact my credit score?

    No, we do only a soft pull to give you a rate. This will not impact your credit score. We will only do a hard pull after you accept the loan.

  • Can I apply for a loan without an SSN?

    Yes, if you don't have an SSN, you are still eligible to apply. We are focused on helping non-U.S. citizens get a loan that they deserve.

  • Can I get an international loan?

    We offer loans to US immigrants, visa holders, and the underserved who meet our minimum eligibility criteria. No cosigner required.

  • What are the interest rates on international loans?

    The same as regular loans - starting at 7.99% APR. Many Stilt customers use this to refinance their international loans, buy/lease a car, or relocate to a new job.

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Achieve your dreams with a loan that fits your needs. Check loan options without hurting your credit score.

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Feel free to reach out with questions about anything from eligibility to loan offer. We are here to help.

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