Old May 14, 20, 11:34 am
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mikeday1983
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 305
Originally Posted by SteveF View Post
I downgraded this morning. According to the agent the account number, pin, etc. all stays the same, but I didn't ask about the credit limit. Does it count as a new credit application and have an effect on your credit score? I don't know, but I've just checked my account and the downgrade is already showing and the credit limit is the same so I suspect not.
I believe they take historical account information and "cached" credit information to make the decision so it is unlikely to show up as a search on your credit file. I have done this a few times over the years and it has never resulted in a dedicated search
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