What are the fees for using Skrill?

  1. Is there a fee for opening or closing a Skrill account?

The opening of Skrill account is free of charge. The registration takes less than a minute and you can start sending and receiving funds immediately.

Should you wish to, you can close your Skrill account at any time and free of charge.

  1. What are the fees for uploading funds?

Skrill aims to provide low cost local deposit options for all supported countries. The fees are percentage from the deposited funds. The payment options for which Skrill does not apply fee are marked as Free.

  • If you do not have a Skrill account yet, visit our dedicated Fees page and select your country to view the available deposit methods and applicable costs.
  • If you already have an account, please login and go to the Deposit section, where an overview of the supported deposit options and their respective fees can be found.
  1. What are the fees for withdrawing funds?

The withdrawal fees vary depending on the withdrawal option. Here is a general overview:

For more details about the available withdrawal options in your country of residence, please visit our Fees page.

  1. What are the fees for sending money?
  • The fee for sending money to another Skrill account or an email address of a friend or relative is 1.45% (min. EUR 0.50) of the total amount sent.
  • Purchasing goods and services with your Skrill account and Skrill card products is free of charge on our end. Please bear in mind that merchants may apply their own fees.
  • To find out the current fee for sending money to bank accounts or mobile wallets using our Send Direct service, please visit our dedicated page.
  1. What are the fees for receiving money?

Receiving money is always free of charge.

If you have a business account with Skrill, fees may apply depending on your account status and the nature of your business.

  1. What is currency conversion fee?

For all transactions types (deposits, withdrawals, send/receive money transactions, Skrill card products transactions etc.) involving currency conversion, a fee of 3.99% is added to our wholesale exchange rates.

This charge helps protect both parties from the volatility and risk associated with foreign exchange markets. The fee may vary according to your account status.

Please bear in mind that the currency conversion fee is often applied automatically and without prior notice.

  1. What are the fees for the Skrill Prepaid Mastercard®?
  • Skrill Prepaid Mastercard® (physical)*

There is an application fee of €10 for the Skrill PrepaidMastercard®. Most services available with your Skrill Card* are free of charge. Apart from our annual fee (€10), we only charge for ATM usage (1.75% of the withdrawal amount).

The fees remain the same whether you are in your country of residence or abroad.

  • Skrill Virtual Prepaid Mastercard®**

The first Skrill Virtual Prepaid Mastercard® is free, and there is no monthly or annual service fee. You are entitled to one virtual card at a time. The cost of any subsequent card is 2.50 EUR.

  1. Do you charge an inactivity fee?

Your Skrill Account is free for personal use. We do NOT charge maintenance or monthly fee.

We apply a service fee of only EUR 3.00 (or equivalent) if you have not logged into your account or made a transaction for the last 12 months. The fee will be deducted monthly from the funds in your account. Skrill will never cause your account to go into a negative balance.

For more details please see section 13 of our Terms and Conditions.

 

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

**Skrill Virtual Prepaid Mastercard® is only available to residents of selected countries. Please refer to your account to confirm availability.