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    • Aaron92
    • By Aaron92 18th Oct 16, 6:18 PM
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    Billing address Credit Card
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    • 18th Oct 16, 6:18 PM
    Billing address Credit Card 18th Oct 16 at 6:18 PM
    Hi, new to the forum. I was hoping anyone could help me out.

    I am wanting to get a credit card in the UK but with my billing address registered in Kazakhstan as i will be using the credit card over there. I wan't to make sure that this is possible before applying and knocking my credit score.

    Any information on this subject would be grateful.
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    • zx81
    • By zx81 18th Oct 16, 6:37 PM
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    You will need to be resident in the UK.
    • Aaron92
    • By Aaron92 18th Oct 16, 6:57 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 6:57 PM
    Yes I'm resident in the UK and a full British citizen. I already have a credit card. Just looking to get another with a UK company registered with my house in the UK but with a Kazakhstan address as the billing address.
    • zx81
    • By zx81 18th Oct 16, 7:31 PM
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    You will need to give a UK address. Lenders will periodically - or pro-actively - close down accounts that move overseas.
    • Candyapple
    • By Candyapple 18th Oct 16, 7:48 PM
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    If you have a house in the UK, then why the need to have the Kazakhstan address as the billing one?

    I don't see any UK cc companies sending a credit card abroad (when your card expires for example or if it was lost/stolen).

    How about HSBC who have global branches? Or Amex might be a worth a try though?

    What credit card were you looking to take out?
    • Aaron92
    • By Aaron92 18th Oct 16, 8:24 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 8:24 PM
    I can take the credit card here with my UK billing address but then could i change it to my Kazakhstan address? The reason is I can't purchase items on the internet over there with my UK billing address on the card. Like i say i am quite unfamiliar with credit cards I'm sure im just overthinking this.
    • zx81
    • By zx81 18th Oct 16, 8:39 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 8:39 PM
    I can take the credit card here with my UK billing address but then could i change it to my Kazakhstan address?
    Originally posted by Aaron92

    As I said, it will end up being closed.
    • dj1471
    • By dj1471 18th Oct 16, 9:32 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 9:32 PM
    You will need a Kazakh credit card. As already suggested your best bet is to take out a card in the UK with a lender that has a presence in Kazakhstan and will issue you with a card there based on your UK credit history. Amex and HSBC both offer this service but I don't know if either have a presence in Kazakhstan.
    • Aaron92
    • By Aaron92 18th Oct 16, 9:40 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 9:40 PM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 9:40 PM
    Thank you for all your answers..Seems like this could be a hassle.. is they anywhere you can get prepaid/top up cards? Just need my Kazakhstan address as a billing address so I can make purchases online.

    Damn hassle!
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