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What does a Virgin Prepaid MasterCard cost?

The table below shows the costs for the two tariffs we offer. If you plan to use your card a fair amount, our 'Pay monthly' tariff might be best. Otherwise, our 'Pay as you go' option could be the one for you.

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If you find you are using your card a lot more or a bit less than you thought, you can switch tariff, for free, once every four months.

CostsPay as you goPay monthly
Monthly feeNONE£4.75
Card transaction (UK)2.95%FREE
Cash withdrawal (UK)2.95%£1.50
Card transaction (overseas)3.5%2.95%
Cash withdrawal (overseas)3.5%£1.50
Buying your card£9.95£9.95
Extra card/replacement card£4.95£4.95
Top-up at a Post Office®FREEFREE
Top-up by debit cardFREEFREE
Top-up by direct transferFREEFREE
Top-up by PayPoint 2.75%2.75%
Top-up by credit card2.5%2.5%
Switching tariffsFREEFREE

What else you need to know

When you apply for your Virgin Prepaid MasterCard we verify your identity against the information you've given us, so we know it's you. In most cases, this will go through automatically and we'll get a card to you within 7-10 days.

If we’re unable to do this automatically we’ll ask you to send us documents to confirm your identity. Depending on the information you provide, we may issue you with a restricted or an unrestricted card. If we can’t verify your identity, we may be unable to send you a card.

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Please note: a Virgin Prepaid MasterCard costs £9.95 to buy and both tariffs are subject to fees and conditions.

The Virgin Prepaid MasterCard® card is issued by PrePay Technologies Ltd pursuant to license by MasterCard International Incorporated. This card is an electronic money product. PrePay Technologies Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the issuance of electronic money (FRN: 900010). MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.