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Wirex payment cards with currency accounts

Wirex never stops enhancing your fund management facilities. Now, new Wirex payment cards are issued together with the associated currency account. As they have the same balance, you can now top up your Wirex account using the traditional bank account methods like bank transfer. At the moment, the associated currency account can only be created with the GBP and EUR payment cards and not available for other currencies yet. Also, new payment cards' accounts come with awesome limits: maximum balance of 15,000 GBP, 16,000 EUR, and 20,000 USD with the unlimited load amounts. See more about card limits here.

To make online purchases more secure, new Wirex payment cards are empowered with the Verified by Visa (VBV) protection. Find more details on how it works for Wirex cards here.

Note: you can order a card only after your Wirex account has been successfully verified.

We continuously extend the list of the countries where we provide our services. Please find out if Wirex payment cards are available for ordering in your region.

At the moment, the following kinds of Wirex payment cards are available:

 

Card type

Currency
account

Unlimited load

Protected by VBV

GBP

debit

✔️

✔️

✔️

EUR

debit

 ✔️

✔️

✔️

USD

prepaid

 

✔️

✔️

You can have up to three payment cards simultaneously: one card in each of the available currencies (GBP, EUR, USD). Wirex payment card requires additional activation in Wirex app.

Ordering cards and opening currency accounts is free, however you will be charged a monthly fee for the account maintenance by the issuer. For more information, see Wirex fees

While the currency account lifetime will not expire unless it is closed, the payment card is valid for three years. Afterwards, it needs to be reissued. You can also reissue a card if you suspect its details have been compromised. See Card blocking and unblocking for more information.

An account may be opened only twice in the same currency. This limit is set to prevent the chaotic account management. Thus, before closing your currency account, please give it your careful consideration.

Find out how to get a Wirex card here.


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