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Old 07-13-2013, 07:36 PM
 
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[SIZE=3]Is there any way I can get a VISA card without my name on it. I would like a card I can use for smallpurchases and would like to able put money on it when needed.[/SIZE]
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:40 PM
 
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Walmart and most similar stores sell visa cards you top up.

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Old 07-13-2013, 11:27 PM
 
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Walmart and most similar stores sell visa cards you top up.
Probably not what the OP has in mind. If one is trying to be sneaky those cards will not help. They are starter cards and require activation which requires Patriot Act verification. So your name actually becomes associated with the card before you can use it. This is true for all re-loadable cards.

The only way to be anonymous is to use gift cards but those can be difficult on some sites.
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Old 07-14-2013, 05:13 AM
 
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Another way is cash. You know that still used in the USA.
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:23 AM
 
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Probably not what the OP has in mind. If one is trying to be sneaky those cards will not help. They are starter cards and require activation which requires Patriot Act verification. So your name actually becomes associated with the card before you can use it. This is true for all re-loadable cards.

The only way to be anonymous is to use gift cards but those can be difficult on some sites.
Thanks for the reply. I would like to use the card for my startup, it will be used by many people, I was hoping I can get a card without name on it. Any other option?
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:18 AM
 
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Any store that sells gift cards sell Visa, Mastercard, and even AMEX gift cards/reloadable cards without names.

Just keep in mind - if you plan on using the card for your start-up and plan to write those expenses off in your tax records at the end of the year - you are going to need to have each and every receipt no matter who uses the card.
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:19 AM
 
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Thanks for the reply. I would like to use the card for my startup, it will be used by many people, I was hoping I can get a card without name on it. Any other option?

Depending on where, you can open up an account at the store and authorize people to use it.
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Why don't you get a business credit card and then add authorized users, so they get individual cards with their names on it? This way, you can at least track who is spending what on your business account.

Suggest walking into a bank branch and discussing options.
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:19 AM
 
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Thanks for the reply. I would like to use the card for my startup, it will be used by many people, I was hoping I can get a card without name on it. Any other option?
Your government doesn't trust you with other options I'm afraid.
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:21 AM
 
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Any store that sells gift cards sell Visa, Mastercard, and even AMEX gift cards/reloadable cards without names.
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