Tip Tuesdays: How to Access Your Credit Report or Credit Score in India?

by Vinaya HS on December 29, 2009

in Finance

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Six months back, I’d complained that,

While one can request for a copy of one’s credit report while applying for credit, what about those who’re not inclined to avail credit right away. How then does one access one’s credit information report? What about those who’ve already availed credit facility? Surely, they’d like to know their credit scores too.

Here’s some great news — you can now apply for and obtain your credit information report from CIBIL. A quick extract reads,

You can now access your Credit Information Report (CIR) directly from CIBIL. As you may be aware, your CIBIL CIR is a factual record of your credit payment history compiled from information received from credit grantors. The purpose is to help credit grantors make informed lending decisions — quickly and objectively, and enable faster processing of your credit applications to help provide you speedier access to credit at better terms.

Read the sections under the menu heading “Your CIBIL Credit Report” for a thorough understanding. I plan to apply for and obtain my CIR in the coming week. Let me know if you’ve been able to obtain yours.

Tip Tuesdays is my initiative to share practical personal finance tips — every Tuesday. I’d be delighted if you could share a tip or two from your own experiences. Drop a comment to submit your tip. And, as always, do spread the word if you find this useful.




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RV February 21, 2010 at 12:39 PM

This is great news!…did you get your score?
Wonder if I w’l be able to get it sitting here.

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