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Sheilad553

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Post by Sheilad553 » Mon May 11, 2020 8:15 pm
I paid my last payment to my iva nearly two years ago ,I believe I should have had a certificate to prove this. I have tried to apply for a regular bank account and have been declined. CAN YOU ADVISE PLEASE

Marty171

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Post by Marty171 » Mon May 11, 2020 9:13 pm
did you receive any letters from your IP a few months after you had made your last payment? its called a completion certificate but its just a letter which states ' you have now completed your arrangement we have no more interest into your affairs'' or something along those lines, i had it for a few hours before i even realised that it was the completion certificate.

if not you could always go back to your IP and query it with them
IVA Started 07/07/2017
F & F Accepted 06/09/2019
Completion Certificate 16/12/2019

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Post by kallis3 » Mon May 11, 2020 9:34 pm
Have you checked your credit records to see if they are clear of any defaults?
Which bank have you applied to?
As Marty has said - it is only a letter, not a certificate.
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Post by Foggy » Tue May 12, 2020 7:46 am
Some banks will turn you down anyway (but very few). It might be an idea to actually check your credit reference files and get them amended if there are any errors. Also check the Insolvency Register here: https://www.insolvencydirect.bis.gov.uk/eiir/ to make sure that your IVA has been closed down correctly.
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Post by kallis3 » Tue May 12, 2020 8:39 am
If you can't find your completion letter I would speak to your company and ask for a copy. I don't recommend trying either First Direct or HSBC. They don't like anything to do with IVA.
Sharing from experiences of dealing with debt
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Bob Marley.
http://kallis3.blogs.iva.co.uk
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