Audi Foreign Business Professionals / Student Program

Foreign Business Professionals / Student Program - Santa Monica Audi

Foreign Business Professionals / Student Program

The Los Angeles area has adventures at every turn ready to be explored. If you are visiting the area for employment or to attend one of the world-renowned colleges and universities located nearby in Los Angeles, Santa Monica Audi is ready to get you behind the wheel of a new Audi during your stay.

2018 Audi Q5 Foreign Business Professionals Program

Foreign Business Professionals Plan

The Foreign Business Professionals Program, offered exclusively through Audi Financial Services, is designed to offer foreign professionals working in the United States flexible financing options. Santa Monica Audi is here to make the process as straightforward and simple as possible.

Eligible Vehicles

  • New Audi vehicles
  • Certified Pre-Owned Audi vehicles

Eligible Programs

  • Retail financing
  • Premier Purchasing
  • Leasing

The program is available to foreign business professionals who are working in the United States on an employment visa and have a minimum base gross income of $45,000/year. No credit history is required, but existing credit must be in good standing without previous derogatory credit. Visit Santa Monica Audi today for more details.

What to bring to the dealership

  • Letter from employer stating applicant's position, hire date, income and length of stay in the United States. Applicant must provide a contact name and phone number for someone in the Payroll or Human Resources Department of the applicant's employer or future employer.
  • Copy of the applicant's United States Social Security card.
  • Copy of Visa with expiration date (with picture blacked out).
  • Two complete personal references (including the address and the phone number) who reside in the US and that AFS can contact directly.
  • Copy of completed & signed Audi Financial Services approved credit application.
  • Documentation to verify address and phone number.
2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet Foreign College Student Plan

Foreign College Student Plan

Santa Monica Audi has financing options available to foreign college students attending college in the United States. The Audi Foreign College Student Plan is designed to help students take on the real world in a new Audi. Foreign students who are enrolled in colleges in the United States may be eligible for financing through Audi Financial Services.

Eligible Vehicles

  • New and Untitled Audi vehicles
  • Certified Pre-Owned Audi vehicles

Eligible Programs

  • Retail financing
  • Premier Purchasing
  • Leasing

What to bring to the dealership

  • Current I-20 form (Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant Student Status).
  • Copy of Visa (Types: F1 or J1) showing expiration date (with photo blacked out).
  • Copy of US Social Security card*.
  • Copies of 3 months minimum of bank statements or other documentation that substantiates stability of funds flow over time sufficient to service this obligation.
  • Contact info (school name, address, and Registrar's phone number) to allow for direct verification of enrollment.
  • Documentation to verify address and phone number.
  • Two complete personal references (including the address and the phone number) who reside in the US and that AFS can contact directly.
  • Copy of completed and signed Audi Financial Services approved credit application.

*Applicants with Types A, E, G & NATO visas are not eligible for this program. An exception can be made if the applicant holds a TN-1 permit (free trade professional), only for Canadian citizens who live and work in the United States for up to one year at a time and have a renewable status for additional periods of one year each, with no ceiling on the total years a person with TN status can work in the United States.

Two Roads. One Destination. - Santa Monica Audi

Two Roads. One Destination.

Depending on your individual lifestyle and preferences, choosing between financing versus a lease can offer certain advantages. Santa Monica Audi has assembled this quick comparison between leasing and financing.

Lease - Drive a new Audi for a set amount of time and number of miles. You will have the option to choose to purchase or return your vehicle at the end of your term.

  • Flexible lease terms and a range of mileage options available
  • Ability to turn in your vehicle for a newer Audi model, or buy your vehicle at a predetermined price at lease maturity
  • Potentially lower monthly payments on average compared to financing over a similar term on the latest models

Finance - Purchase your Audi and make payments for it over a selected term. At the end of that term, the car is yours.

  • Flexible terms and competitive rates available
  • Ability to own for life of the vehicle and build equity
  • No vehicle mileage restrictions or customization limits
  • No end-of-lease obligations, such as excess wear and use