How do I use Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash to fund my Skrill account?

What is Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash is a digital currency that allows customers to quickly and easily add funds to their Skrill Account from their Bitcoin app.

There are a few ways to get Bitcoins/Bitcoin Cash, either by Currency Exchange (provided by Bitcoin providers), or trading goods and/or services in return for Bitcoins/Bitcoin Cash.

Note: Funds deposited via Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash are available only for transfers to merchant sites and to other Skrill customers. These funds cannot be used for purchases, withdrawals in certain currencies or to certain bank accounts, or withdrawals using your Skrill Card*. Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash deposits are not refundable.

 

How do I deposit by Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash?

  1. In order to transfer Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash to your Skrill Account, you will first need a Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash account. To get started with Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash, visit the Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash  website.
  2. In your Skrill account, under the section Deposit, click on the Bitcoin& Bitcoin Cash deposit option and then on NEXT.
  3. Enter the amount you want to upload, insert your email address and click on NEXT.
  4. A page with a summary of your deposit will appear. To complete the payment, click on GO TO BITCOIN & BITCOIN CASH.
  5. By clicking on GO TO BITCOIN & BITCOIN CASH, a third-party processor allowing you to complete the transaction with Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash is launched. Be sure to allow pop ups on your browser.
  6. A new window will load with a QR Code. QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode).
  7. You can either click on the blue Open in wallet button to launch the application of your Bitcoin wallet or you can scan the QR Code with a Mobile phone or Tablet QR code app.
  8. Once you have paid using Bitcoin, you will receive a confirmation message.

 

Which wallets can I use to complete my deposit?

An updated list with the compatible wallets you can find here.

 

How long does a Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash deposit take?

This is a quick deposit option. Funds will arrive into your Skrill account within 15 minutes after you successfully complete the deposit.

 

What are the limits and the fees?

The best place to check the limits for any upload option is the Deposit section of your account. Select the deposit option of your choice. Right under to each payment method you have the applied fee and the respective maximum limit for upload.

For the deposit fee, please check the Money in section of your account or visit our Fees Page.

Note:

  • Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash may charge separate fees.
  • The price of a bitcoin can unpredictably increase or decrease over a short period of time.

 

Funds have left my Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash account but the transaction failed into my Skrill account?

If the funds have left your Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash account, but the transaction failed into you Skrill account, please contact BitPay to retrieve the funds.

 

*Skrill card is only available to residents of authorized European Economic Area (EEA) countries.