Tom of Prosper Lending Review found out that when he tried to request a Zopa loan not only was he rejected, but the Zopa credit inquiry was listed on his credit report. Unlike other p2p lending services in the US Zopa does a hard pull. The Zopa FAQ states:
We think it’s best if you assume that there will be an impact to your credit score. That means you should only get a quote if you really would be interested in a Zopa Loan.