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Tell us how much you want and how long you need to pay it back.

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Your money can be sent as soon as the next business day after acceptance.1

Tell us how much you want and how long you need to pay it back.

Check your rate, then apply with confidence.

Your money can be sent as soon as the next business day after acceptance.1

Want to know your rate before you apply? It doesn't hurt to check.

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A minimum score of 660 is required to qualify for a Discover Personal Loan. You can read more about the importance of your credit history on our Resource Center.
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Your APR will be between 6.99% and 24.99% based up on creditworthiness at time of application.
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Common questions about how to get a loan with Discover

You may need your employment information and income details, as well as your bank account information. If you're consolidating debt and want to pay creditors directly, you'll also need those account numbers and balances.

Our loans specialists review your application. If we have questions, we'll give you a call. If you have questions, it's easy to check your application status.

Most people get a decision the same day. Just be sure your application is complete and your information is complete.

If you're approved, you'll receive your loan terms to review and accept. After acceptance, funds can be sent as soon as the next business day, although it may take longer to receive funds. A Welcome Kit with your loan details will be mailed to you.

Discover Personal Loans lets you check your rate before you apply. Your interest rate is determined by many factors, including your application information, your credit history, and the loan term you select.

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Need more information? Popular personal loan tools and resources

Check the Resource Center for helpful articles and tools to help you every step of the way.

1Funds can be sent as soon as the next business day after acceptance. It may take longer to receive funds.