Before you decide once and for all that a loan of one type or another is the right solution for you, it’s important to make sure you really understand the ins and outs of how to get a loan in Singapore. The process will vary according to the kind of loan you’re applying for. However, all will require the filling out of an application, the making of various inquiries, and possibly also a credit check depending on the loan type and amount being borrowed.
When you apply for a personal loan, you’ll receive the money you need relatively quickly – usually within 24-48 hours depending on the policy of the lender. However, you should be prepared to pay the loan back relatively quickly as well – within a month or possibly two. You’ll need to fill out a thorough application and submit to a credit check. If the loan amount you’re requesting is large, you may need to put up some sort of collateral.
Much harder to qualify for are business loans, as there’s much more at stake. As touched on above, you should be prepared to explain how and where you’ll apply the funding you’re asking for in the building of your new business. The more details you can give, the better your chances of being approved. If you’re asking for funds to upgrade or remodel a business that already exists, you will need to share information and documentation on that business and prove that it represents a good investment.
Payday loans are by far the simplest to apply and qualify for. Many agencies simply require that you fill out an application and be able to prove that you’re gainfully employed. However, if you’re applying for the loan online, you may also need a checking account in order to receive the funds. This is also one of the fastest ways to obtain emergency funds, as some agencies can get you the money within mere hours of requesting it.
Regardless of the type of loan you would like to be considered for, it’s always a good idea to have all your ducks in a row in regards to your finances. Let’s take a closer look at how you can make sure you’re prepared in the event you ever do need to apply for a loan in order to increase your chances of qualifying.