It goes without saying that credit cards are an important part of our personal finance. No doubt credit cards afford us a certain degree of convenience and for some a sense of security and banks realise this and are trying to make it easier for us to apply. These days one can even apply for a credit card from the comfort of their home. All that’s needed is an internet connection and a scanner or fax machine. If you are thinking of applying for a new card this way here are a few things to take note of to help expedite your application process.