Wirex Ltd

Trustpilot Rating
Reviews 1,696 | Average
 (3.6)
Business Focus
providing crypro exchange platform

Wirex Ltd is an electronic money institution focused on providing crypro exchange platform. Wirex Ltd offers virtual personal accounts, virtual business accounts, prepaid cards Visa, cryptocurrency trading, cryptocurrency transfers, cryptocurrency exchange to individuals, businesses. Incorporated in the United Kingdom, Wirex Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Services
  • cryptocurrency trading
  • cryptocurrency transfers
  • cryptocurrency exchange
Clients
  • individuals
  • businesses
Card Providers
  • Visa

Wirex Account

Easily buy, store and exchange digital and fiat currencies anytime

Currency
12 digital and fiat currencies
Payment Cards
physical
virtual
Customer Type
personal, business
Account Access
web application
mobile application
Load From
debit card, credit card, bank transfer, crypro
Send To
bank transfer (SEPA/SWIFT/Faster Payments)

Opening Unverified Account

1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your none
3.
Account is ready to use in a few minutes


Opening Verified Account

1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your proof of identity
3.
Upload your proof of address
4.
Account is ready to use in 10 business days



Wirex offers two types in accounts for private individuals: verified and unverified.
An account holder has to verify its your account if he/she wants to use USD/EUR/GBP with the Wirex account, order a Wirex card and operate on Wirex Exchange.
Proof of Identity. Depending of the client's country, Wirex accepts the following documents: passport, national identity card, driver's license.
Proof of Address. These documents are accepted as a proof of address: bank statement, utility bill, council tax bill, home insurance, bank reference, certificate of residence.

Wirex Cards

Card Type
debit, prepaid
physical
contactless
Currency
single currency
EUR, GBP, USD
Card Provider
Visa
Card Type
Wirex Cards in GBP and EUR are debit cards because a Wirex account associated with this card is created, while Wirex USD cards are 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.

Wirex cards are issued only as physical (plastic) cards and are delivered to the customer's address.
Currency
Wirex Card is a single currency card, it can be issued in either EUR, GBP or in USD.
Customer Group
Wirex cards are available in the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.
Card Loading
Wirex Visa cards can be topped up from the cardholder's Wirex Current account. This transfer is free and instant.
Card Security
3D Secure Payments. Wirex applies the 3-D Secure program to protect customers' online transactions against fraud. 3-D Secure provides an additional security layer for online debit card transactions. It prevents any unauthenticated payment, even if a cardholder's card number is stolen or cloned.
Card Issuer
Contis Financial Services Ltd
Card Fees and Limits
EEAAPAC
Card Delivery FeefreeStandard: free,
Express: 5-25 SGD
Card Issuance Feefreefree
Monthly Fee1.00 GBP/1.20 EUR/1.50 USDfree
Currency Exchange Fee3.00%free
ATM Withdrawal FeeEEA: 1.75 GBP/2.25 EUR/2.50 USD
International: 2.25 GBP/2.75 EUR/3.50 USD
Domestic: free
Domestic: free
International: free
Online (ePos) Feefreefree
In Store (Pos) Feefreefree
Card Spend per Transaction10,000 USD5,000 USD
Card Spend per Day10,000 USD25,000 USD
ATM Withdrawals per Day250 USD300 SGD
Maximum Balanceunlimitedunlimited

*) 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.

See Also

Operations with Cryptocurrencies

Wirex offers the following operations with cryptocurrencies:

  • cryptocurrency trading
  • cryptocurrency transfers
  • cryptocurrency exchange

Supported Cryptocurrencies

  •  Bitcoin
  •  Litecoin
  •  Ripple
  •  Ethereum
  •  Waves

Wirex conducts operations with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Waves.

Alternatives to Wirex Crypto Solutions

See Also

Mobile Applications *)

WIREX: Crypto & fiat accounts
 3.5, 230 Ratings

*) Based on the information from Apple App Store.

Company Details

Country of Registration
United Kingdom
Company Number
09334596
Authorized By
Financial Conduct Authority
Reference Number
902025

Wirex Ltd is authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority (reference number 902025).

EEA Passport
Yes
Deposit Guarantee
No

Due to EEA passport rules Wirex Ltd, can conduct its activities in any of the 31 EEA member states. Wirex Ltd do not participate in deposit guarantee schemes.

Membership
Visa

Wirex Ltd is connected to Visa payment card scheme.

See Also

Contacts

Old Broad Street 25, 7th Floor, Tower 42, International Financial Centre, EC2N1HN, London, United Kingdom
+44 207 877 0005
Website Languages
English
Spanish
German
French
Italian

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