Skrill Ltd is an electronic money institution focused on developing global payment solutions. Skrill Ltd offers cryptocurrency trading, international money transfers, online payments, digital wallets, prepaid cards. Incorporated in the United Kingdom, Skrill Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Crypto and fiat currency e-wallet
Skrill cards are debit cards, rather than prepaid cards.
Debit vs Prepaid Cards. Debit cards do not have a separate balance and are connected to an account or e-wallet. Such cards are are loaded automatically when the account/e-wallet is being topped up. Prepaid cards have a separate balance from an account or e-wallet. These cards have to be loaded manually, usually from the account/e-wallet.Skrill cards are issued as both physical (plastic) and virtual cards; plastic cards are delivered to the customer's address.
Skrill Prepaid Card is a single currency card, it can be issued in currency chosen when ordering the card only.
Skrill Card is topped up by uploading funds into the corresponding Skrill Digital Wallet, as the two are directly connected.
|Annual Fee||10.00 EUR|
|Currency Exchange Fee||3.99 %|
|ATM Withdrawal Fee||1.75 %|
|POS Payments Fee||free|
|Online Payments Fee||free|
*) EEA stands for the European Economic Area and consists of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
Skrill offers money transfers between more than 180 countries in more than 40 currencies. Money can be sent from Skrill accounts and received to Skrill accounts, bank accounts, mobile wallets, e-mails. Transfers made with Skrill are usually completed within 0-4 days.
Skrill offers the following operations with cryptocurrencies:
Skrill conducts operations with Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Ripple, 0x.
*) Based on the information from Apple App Store.
Skrill Ltd is authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 900001) for placing cash to a payment account, withdrawing cash from a payment account, execution of payment transactions on a payment account (not covered by a credit line), execution of payment transactions on a payment account (using a credit line), issuing payment instruments or acquiring payment transactions, money remittance, execution of payment transactions via telecoms, IT system or network operator. The authorization was granted on 13 January 2018.
Due to EEA passport rules Skrill Ltd, can conduct its activities in any of the 31 EEA member states. Skrill Ltd do not participate in deposit guarantee schemes.
Skrill Ltd is a SWIFT member.
Skrill Ltd is connected to MasterCard payment card scheme.