Chase Cards Are Now Available for US Citizens and Green Card Holders Only
Recently there have been some data points showing applicants being declined for Chase credit cards because their Social Security Number (SSN) is “Valid for work only with DHS Authorization”. Now a redditor reports that this seems to actually be a new policy that was introduced 15 days ago. He was declined for that same reason and a Chase representative explained that this is a recent policy change.
US citizens and Green Card holders are usually the only ones eligible for for a a non-restricted SSN. So it looks like if you do not fall under those categories, you will not be able to apply for any new Chase credit cards. I haven’t seen any data points showing this affecting any current Chase cardholders who are not citizens or Green Card holders.
Let me know if you gave been declined for the same reason when applying for a Chase card.