Credit Application File

New loan applications made should be submitted in this file.


Credit application data is important as indicators whether a borrower is suddenly or excessively shopping for credit is an indicator of risk and impending exposure.

In line with international practice, this information will in the near future be provided real-time in order to be of greater value to lenders who receive applications from serial applicants.

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File Name: Credit Application

File Code: CA

No of columns: 31

Mandatory: 15

Conditional: 7

Optional: 9

Update frequency: Monthly

Dependencies: none

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