Wirex Ltd

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Reviews 1,099 | Average
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.

  • virtual personal accounts
  • virtual business accounts
  • prepaid cards Visa
  • cryptocurrency trading
  • cryptocurrency transfers
  • cryptocurrency exchange
  • individuals
  • businesses

Account Opening

Compared to traditional banks, electronic money institutions offer simple, fast and transparent account opening procedures. Wirex offers the following account opening options:

Unverified Account

Provide your details online
Upload your none
Account is ready to use in a few minutes

Verified Account

Provide your details online
Upload your proof of identity
Upload your proof of address
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.

Personal Payment Cards

Wirex offers the following personal payment cards:

 Wirex Card
debit, prepaid; physical
Card Provider
Customer Type
Customer Group
EEA *)
single currency
separate balance
Contis Financial Services Ltd
Card Type
For Wirex Cards issued in GBP and EUR an associated currency account is created, so Wirex GBP and EUR cards are debit cards, while Wirex USD cards are prepaid cards.
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 Limits
Daily ATM Withdrawal Limit
250 EUR
Daily Load Limit
Monthly Load Limit
Daily Spend Limit
8,000 EUR
Monthly Spend Limit
Maximum Balance
16,000 EUR
Card Fees
ATM Withdrawal Fee (Domestic)
2.25 GBP
ATM Withdrawal Fee (International)
2.75 GBP
Monthly Fee
1.20 GBP
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.

*) 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.

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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, 207 Ratings

*) Based on the information from Apple App Store.

Company Details

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

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

EEA Passport
Deposit Guarantee

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.

See Also


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

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