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Wells Fargo Platinum Card Terms and Conditions

Wells Fargo® Platinum Card Terms and Conditions

If you have a current credit card with Wells Fargo and you are applying for an additional card, you agree to allow Wells Fargo to allocate your credit limits between your existing and new credit card accounts, to allow for use of both cards.  Please note that you always have the right to change or reallocate your limits on your own by calling Customer Service at any time, with certain restrictions.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES

Interest Rates and Interest Charges
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Purchases
0.00% introductory APR for 15 months.
After that your APR will be 15.15% to 24.99%, based on your creditworthiness. This APR will vary with the market based on the U.S. Prime Rate.   
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Balance Transfers
0.00% introductory APR for 15 months.
After that, your APR will be 15.15% to 24.99%, based on your creditworthiness. This APR will vary with the market based on the U.S. Prime Rate.
APR for Cash Advances and Overdraft Protection Advances
23.99% to 25.99%, based on your creditworthiness.
This APR will vary with the market based on the U.S. Prime Rate.
How to Avoid Paying Interest on Purchases
Your due date is at least 25 days after the close of each billing period. We will not charge you interest on purchases if you pay your entire balance by the due date each month.
Minimum Interest Charge
If you are charged interest, the charge will be no less than $1.00.
For Credit Card Tips from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
To learn more about factors to consider when applying for or using a credit card, visit the website of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at http://​www​.consumerfinance​.gov​/learnmore.
Fees
Annual Fee
None 
Transaction Fees
  • • Balance Transfers
Introductory fee of either $5 or 3% of the amount of each balance transfer, whichever is greater, for 15 months. After that, up to 5% for each balance transfer, with a minimum of $5.
  • • Cash Advances
Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each advance, whichever is greater.
  • • Overdraft Protection Advances
$12.50 if the total of overdraft protection advances for the day is $50 or less;
$20 if the total of overdraft protection advances for the day is greater than $50.
  • • Foreign Currency Conversion Fee
3% of each transaction converted to U.S. dollars.
Penalty Fees
  • • Late payment
Applications received prior to 12:00 AM Central Standard Time 8/15/15 up to $35. Applications received on or after 12:00 AM CT 8/15/15 up to $38.
  • • Returned Check or Returned Payment
Applications received prior to 12:00 AM Central Standard Time 8/15/15 up to $35. Applications received on or after 12:00 AM CT 8/15/15 up to $38.


How We Will Calculate Your Balance:
We use a method called "average daily balance (including new purchases)".

Eligibility for Introductory Rate(s) and Fees: If you currently have an open credit card account or a closed credit card account with a balance issued by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., you may not be eligible for the above introductory APR(s) or fees.

How We Will Calculate Your Variable APRs:

  • Unless an introductory or promotional APR is in effect, we will add a “Margin” to the U.S. Prime Rate to determine your standard variable APR. For each billing period we will use the U.S. Prime Rate, or the average of the U.S. Prime Rates if there is more than one, published in the Money Rates column of The Wall Street Journal three business days prior to your billing statement closing date. If the U.S. Prime Rate is not published or is otherwise unavailable, whether temporarily or permanently, we will select a substitute index that we believe, in our sole discretion, to be similar to the U.S. Prime Rate. Currently, the U.S. Prime Rate is 3.25 percentage points.
  • The "Margin" for purchases and balance transfers will be 11.90 to 21.74 percentage points, based on your creditworthiness.
  • The "Margin" for cash advances and overdraft protection advances will be 20.74 to 22.74 percentage points, based on your creditworthiness.

Wells Fargo reserves the right to change terms, rates (APRs) and fees, at its discretion in accordance with the Consumer Credit Card Customer Agreement and Disclosure Statement ("Agreement") for your account and applicable law. 

You may not qualify for the lowest APRs disclosed above. The APRs applicable to your account will be determined by our review of your credit report, information you provide on your application, and other relevant information available to us.


Application of Payments: Generally, we will apply your minimum payment first to lower APR balances (such as Purchases) before balances with higher APRs (such as Cash Advances). Payments made in excess of the minimum payment will generally be applied to balances with higher APRs first before balances with lower ones.

Overdraft Protection:  If you choose to link your Account to your Wells Fargo Checking account for overdraft protection, please note the following. If you have a joint checking account, you will be responsible for all advances, including interest and charges from your credit card to cover overdrafts regardless of who writes the check, makes the debit card purchase, or engages in any other transaction that causes the overdraft. An Overdraft Protection Advance fee will be charged to your Account, each day an Overdraft Protection advance is made, and interest will accrue from the date each advance is made. See Consumer Credit Card Customer Agreement and Disclosure Statement for details. Please note that you may also be able to link your Wells Fargo Savings account to your Wells Fargo Checking account for overdraft protection. No interest is charged on overdraft protection transfers from your savings account. However, fees do apply. See your Wells Fargo Consumer Account Fee and Information Schedule for details.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING A NEW ACCOUNT: To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, U.S. Federal law requires financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person (individual or business) who opens an account. What this means for you: when you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask for your driver's license or other identifying information.

Notice to Ohio Residents:
The Ohio laws against discrimination require that all creditors make credit equally available to all creditworthy customers, and that credit reporting agencies maintain separate credit histories on each individual upon request. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission administers compliance with this law.

Notice to Married Wisconsin Residents:
If you are married, by submitting your credit card application you are confirming that this credit card obligation is being incurred in the interest of your marriage and your family. No provision of any marital property agreement (pre-marital agreement), unilateral statement under 766.59 of the Wisconsin Statutes, or a court decree under 766.70 adversely affects the interest of the creditor unless the creditor, prior to the time the credit is granted, is furnished a copy of the agreement, statement or decrees or has actual knowledge of the adverse provision. If the credit card for which you are applying is granted, you will notify the Bank if you have a spouse who needs to receive notification that credit has been extended to you.

Application Agreement:
This application is for a credit card with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. You certify that all information provided is true, correct, and complete and that you have the legal capacity to enter into this contract. The Bank is authorized to verify or check any of the information given, to obtain credit reports on you and to make Overdraft Protection advances if you requested that feature. You authorize the Bank to obtain information from others to investigate your credit, employment and income history and state records including state employment security agency records and to report information regarding your account to consumer reporting agencies. You agree that the Bank will determine the amount of credit extended, as well as which product you qualify for, based on the Bank's review criteria. If you do not qualify for the product or pricing requested or for the lowest pricing offered, you authorize the Bank to grant you the product and pricing for which you do qualify. You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Agreement, which will be sent to you, and understand that the terms of your account may be changed at any time, subject to applicable law. You hereby stipulate to the terms of the arbitration program described in the Agreement. You understand and agree that you will be liable for payment of all amounts owing on the account. You understand and agree that each person applying will have full and equal access to any credit line extended and each will be individually and jointly liable for payment of all amounts owed even if only one applicant uses the account.

A consumer report from consumer reporting agencies will be obtained in considering this application and for the purposes of any update, renewal, extension of credit, review or collection of the account. Upon request, we will inform you of the name and address of each consumer reporting agency from which we obtain a consumer report relating to you. If you are a married applicant you may apply for credit in your own name.

Important Notice: Please call to confirm receipt of your new card as soon as you receive it. If you do not do so, your requests for certain services such as balance transfers, Overdraft Protection, Wells Fargo Online banking and ATM access may be delayed and you may be denied access to your account.

This information about the cost of the credit card account described in this disclosure is accurate as of May 2015. This information may have changed after that date. To find out what may have changed, call 1-800-642-4720.

Cellular Telephone Protection
Use your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card to pay your monthly cellular telephone bill and get up to $600 protection (subject to a $25 deductible) at no extra cost against covered damage or theft of your cellular telephone. Protection is subject to a $25 deductible per claim and maximum benefit limit of $600 per occurrence. Protection covers eligible cellular telephones billed to your covered Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card, subject to a maximum of two claims per twelve-month period, for each Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card account number. Protection covers the primary line and up to the first three additional lines listed on your provider's monthly statement. Cellular telephones that are stolen or damaged are protected. This benefit does not cover cellular telephones that are lost. This protection is only available when cell phone bills are paid from your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card. The coverage does not apply if the cell phone bill is paid from a Wells Fargo Debit Card, Wells Fargo Business Credit Card, or from the card that is linked to a Line of Credit. Coverage does not apply for electronic failure or cell phones that are received as part of a pre-paid plan. Cellular telephone protection coverage begins the first day of the calendar month following your first cellular telephone billing on your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card, and remains in effect when you continue to charge your total monthly cellular telephone bill to your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card. This protection may not be equivalent to or better than other applicable coverage you may have presently or in the future, such as your homeowner's or automobile insurance policies, or through a plan provided through the seller of the telephone. Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Read all the coverage benefits and exclusions for this protection by going to wellsfargo.com/cellphone or call the Benefit Administrator at 866-804-4770, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for more information.

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