How long are car loan approvals good for?

I was in the process of shopping for a new car and had been approved for a car loan when I suddenly had to leave town for a family emergency. But I’m back home now. Does a car loan approval expire?

Jack Walsh · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
I’m sorry to hear about the family emergency, and I hope everyone is okay.
In general,
car loan
approvals are good for 30 to 60 days depending on your lender. To confirm how long the approval is good for, you should read through your loan approval documents or contact the lender.
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