Vanquis Bank

Vanquis was set up by Provident Financial in 2002 and received authorisation from the Financial Services Authority the following year. Vanquis was initially conceived as a pilot scheme, specialising in credit cards for people with poor credit histories, or no credit history, and it received approval to expand in 2004. It remains under ownership of Provident Financial, one of the UK's largest home credit companies.

Vanquis Bank

Credit cards

Ranked 36th of 36 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 43%
Customer trust 34%
Complaints performance 57%
Transparency rating 41%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2017

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