Fees and Limits

Card Comparison Chart

FeesEUR VisaEUR MasterCardUSD MasterCardUSD Disposable Visa
Gift Card w/IBAN
One-time card fee excluding courier delivery €115.00 €115.00 $145 $89
Each additional card shipped in same courier package €60.00 €60.00 $75 $69
Courier Fee - to ship your card(s) €50 €50 $100 anywhere in the world $100
ATM Withdrawal - Worldwide €3.80 €3.80 $3.00 $2.50
POS (Point Of Sale) - Worldwide €1.50 €0.85 $1.10 $1.25
Monthly Maintenance & Internet Access €3.80 €2.50 $4.95 NONE
ATM/POS Decline €1.00 €0.85 $1.00 $1.25 / 0.20
One time initial activation fee (or deactivation if card lost) €3.80 €3.00 $4.50 NONE
Card load by wire transfer or internal transfer from our available bank or alternative account options €3.80 + 1.85%
(€20 min)
€1.75 + 1.85% (€20 min) $2.00 + 1.85%
($25 min)
NONE if using direct
IBAN attached to card
Card load via Cheque (Drawn on U.S. banks only) €3.80 + 4%
(€50 min)
€1.75 + 4%
(€50 min)
$2.00 + 4%
($75 min)
$2.00 + 4%
($75 min)
Card load via Western Union or MoneyGram €3.80 + 7.5%
(€75 min *)
€1.75 + 5%
(€75 min *)
$2.00 + 7.5%
($100 min *)
$2.00 + 7.5%
($100 min *)
Replacement Cards €60.00
(+ shipping)
€60.00
(+ shipping)
$75.00
(+ shipping)
Same as with new
order as above
(+ shipping)
Annual fee None None None None
LimitsEUR VisaEUR MasterCardUSD MasterCardUSD Disposable Visa Gift Card w/IBAN
No. of cards permitted per cardholder 1 1 1 No Limit
Annual Loading limits €120,000 None $240,000 N/A - $3,000
cumulative total per
card
Monthly/daily loading limits None €25,000/day $25,000/month, $2,000/day Cumulative up to $3,000
Maximum card balance €100,000 €25,000 $10,000 $3,000
Minimum card balance €20 €20 $20 N/A
Minimum initial load for card activation €100 €100 $100 N/A
Maximum daily ATM withdrawal / POS spending limit €3000 ATM/POS €1,500 ATM
€25,000 POS
$1500 ATM/POS $200 per day ATM 
$1,300 per transaction POS/WEB
Application ProcessEUR VisaEUR MasterCardUSD MasterCardUSD Disposable Visa
Gift Card w/IBAN
Forms Fill out online. A hard copy must also be printed, and sent to the bank along with certified ID copies. Online – docs via email Online – docs via email Online – docs via email
Card delivery timeframe based on courier shipping 2-3 weeks 1 week 1 week Under 1 week
ID requirements
Note: It is a requirement of all cards that all ID documents must be in the English language or an English certified translation of the document and attached to the original.
Card(s) can be shipped to any address - NOT solely your residential address
1. Passport
2. Original or certified true copy of utility bill or bank statement or local authority tax bill - for address verification
Certification
must be done
by EEA based lawyer or notary public only
Hard copies must be sent directly to the card issuing bank along with their one page signed application
1. Passport
2. Copy of utility bill
or bank statement
or local authority
tax bill - for address verification.
English translation required for non-English utility bills.
Emailed scans of ID documents
will suffice
1. Passport
2. Copy of
utility bill
or bank statement
or local
authority
tax bill - for address verification.
English translation required for
non-English utility bills.
Emailed
scans of ID documents
will suffice

1. Passport
2. Driver licence or other government ID with address or copy of utility bill or bank statement or local authority tax bill - for address verification. English translation required for non-English utility bills. Emailed scans of ID documents will suffice

This information is kept under strict confidentiality by Sovereign Gold Card ONLY and is not received by the issuing bank.

 

Card DetailsEUR VisaEUR MasterCardUSD MasterCardUSD Disposable Visa
Gift Card w/IBAN
Name on Card No Yes No No
Card expiration date Two years from date of card issuance Two years from date of card issuance August 2021 May 2017. Card expires once $3,300 has been loaded and spent.
Card Type Chip & Pin w/Mag Stripe Mag Stripe only Mag Stripe only Mag Stripe only

 

Please Note:

   EUR Visa/Mastercard fees are in EUR

   USD MasterCard fees are in USD

USD Visa disposable gift card fees are in USD. Each card has its own individualized IBAN which is directly attached to the card so only fee to load will be your bank’s wire fee. Chip & PIN version for GBP and EUR currencies available soon!

* Multiple Western Union payments can be aggregated and when picked up at the same time will only incur the 7.5% fee rather then the €75 or $100 minimum fee for each payment.

Sovereign Gold Card provides offshore, international, anonymous prepaid debit cards (imprinted name options also available).
Sovereign Gold Card is a service of Sovereign Management & Legal, a multi-jurisdictional offshore services provider

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