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Referrals on American Express question

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Referrals on American Express question

if i refer someone and it tells them they have to wait 10 days for application to be reviewed will i get the referral bonus right away or after how long? thanks
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If I refer someone and they apply and it tells them that they have to wait 10 business days for them to get an answer will I still get the referral bonus right away or how long will it take it for me to get credited....in fine print it say it can take long time?
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You get your bonus when he/she IS approved...

if it's instant online approval, you'll get it next day
if it needs 10+ days for his/her approval, you'll get it the day after his/her approval then
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FSUBall23 wrote:
Aug 23rd, 2013 11:46 pm
if i refer someone and it tells them they have to wait 10 days for application to be reviewed will i get the referral bonus right away or after how long? thanks
It depends on when he is approved, as jerry said. If instant, then next day. if they have to call in, for example, then the day following (or the one after) the person phones in.
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FSUBall23 wrote:
Aug 23rd, 2013 11:48 pm
If I refer someone and they apply and it tells them that they have to wait 10 business days for them to get an answer will I still get the referral bonus right away or how long will it take it for me to get credited....in fine print it say it can take long time?
You get it when they are approved. If they are told it takes 10 business days, they are not approved yet.

They can call after 3-4 business days to discuss their application with Amex and that might speed up the process
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I got mine the next day with instant online approval back in June 2013.
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fmf132 wrote:
Aug 25th, 2013 12:47 am
I got mine the next day with instant online approval back in June 2013.
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u get it the second they are approved

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