First PREMIER Bank Credit Card

For People with
Bad Credit



The First PREMIER Bank Credit Card has an extremely high APR and huge fees. This is not a card that we recommend using.

You’ll pay a one-time $95 program fee to open the account, which most card issuers don’t charge. Then you’ll pay an annual fee and monthly fees that depend on your initial credit limit:

Credit Limit Annual Fee Monthly Fee
$300 $75 first year, $45 after that $6.25
$400 $100 first year, $45 after that $6.25
$500 $125 first year, $49 after that $10.40


Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • Must have a checking account to qualify
  • Only you can build a good credit history. Make your payments on time each month, and keep your balance low relative to the credit limit, for positive marks on your credit reports each month
  • Your First PREMIER Bank credit card activity is reported to the Consumer Reporting Agencies each month
  • Track your progress. Your quarterly FICO Score is provided for free on your monthly billing statement
  • Credit scores are used to represent the creditworthiness of a person and may be one indicator to the credit type you are eligible for. However, credit scores alone do not guarantee or imply approval for any First PREMIER® Bank product

For People with
Bad Credit



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Card Details



This card does not offer rewards.
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee Up to $125 the first year, up to $49 each year after that
Additional Cards Annual Fee -
Regular Purchase APR 36.00% Fixed
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature & Chip-and-PIN
Minimum Credit Limit -
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score No
Penalty APR None
Late Fee Up to $38
Returned Payment Fee Up to $38
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR -
Balance Transfer Fee -
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 36.00% Fixed
Cash Advance Fee 5%, $8 minimum

Card Benefits

Check your card’s Guide to Benefits to learn the specific benefits your card offers and how to access them.

  • Mastercard Benefits

    You will be provided with a list of benefits available to you once you get approved for your card.

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 3 reviews
by Jen taylor

My credit card was stolen and the company closed my account and added to my credit report right after. I still been making payments. This company is horrible. The worst credit card ever. First premier platinum. Wow don't get this card. Capital one is way better 0 zero stars is my rating not 1

by Robert
Scam Bank

This bank harrasses you for no reason.They charge fees for everything.They charge late fees when investigating fraudulent charges.They do not fix fraud charges.They have incompetent staff.

by Jersey Girl
First Premier - Beware!

Let me start by saying that I REALLY wish I had never gotten this card. I had been rebuilding my credit after an ugly divorce, and decided despite the initial fees that amounted to nearly $200, that it was worth it to build my credit. What I didn't realize was that even if you DON'T use this card, you have to pay a fee of $8 they literally charge you for nothing. THEN, you pay an annual fee of $79, again, whether your use the card or not. This doesn't even begin to explain the issues with both their app and even on the website when you go to make payments, etc. Fail all the way across the board. I realize that when you are trying to build or rebuild your credit, your desperate and caught in a spot where the better cards won't offer you credit, so you are left to get either a secured credit card or one such as this. However, my advice would be to go with a secured card that reports to the bureaus, that you have to have some money in initially and then once you start building the credit, they will give you a regular credit line card. Look them all up and which are better. This card has no "upgrade", and so if you have to pay that much in, especially initially, you might as well put that into a secured card that reports to the bureaus, than give this bank your hard earned money. I now have excellent credit and many high balance, rewards and NO fees cards, so I will be canceling this one prior to the annual fee, that's for sure. Good luck to all.

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