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Does a credit freeze prevent soft inquiries?

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Last Verified: May 10, 2023

It does not. A soft credit inquiry can be pulled even if your credit is frozen. A credit freeze only prevents hard inquiries.

Note: Most lenders will not approve you for new credit with a credit freeze, even if they are able to initiate a soft pull.

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