You can link your local bank card to Wirex and use it to top up your accounts and buy cryptocurrency. When we say “local card”, we mean a Visa or Mastercard issued by a financial institution other than Wirex. “Linked card” refers to a local card that you have linked to your Wirex account. Keep in mind, you’ll need to get verified before you can link a card.
Note: you can have up to 5 cards linked to your Wirex account. Also, you can change your linked cards up to 5 times per month. The same local card cannot be linked to different Wirex accounts.
You can link a new card from the Preferences and Top-up screens, or from the Order Card screen if your accounts are empty.
As soon as you link your local card, you can start using it to top-up your Wirex account and buy cryptocurrency.
Note: Only cards which are 3-D secure can be linked to Wirex.
The following limits in USD equivalent apply:
Minimum transaction amount
|Maximum transaction amount (unconfirmed card)||
|Maximum transaction amount (confirmed card)||3800 USD (3000 GBP)|
|Maximum daily limit (unconfirmed card)||50 USD|
|Maximum daily limit (confirmed card)||5000 USD|
|Maximum number of successful transactions per 24 hours||5 successful transactions in a day|
|The number of cards that can be linked to the account at the same time (in order to link a new card, the previous one should be deleted)||5|
|Maximum top-up amount for WXT (confirmed card)*||10000 per day|
* The limit refers to a user, not a transaction
If you have any questions, please contact our Support Team.
Note: Mastercard users may notice that they are being charged a commission when using their card to top-up their Wirex account. The exact commission amount will vary and depend on the issuing bank and card type (credit/debit).
If you’d like to clarify your specific commission for Wirex transactions, we recommend you contact your issuing bank directly. The relevant Merchant Category Code is 6051.
Visa users are currently not charged commissions for this type of transaction
If you are having trouble linking your card please contact our Support Team, who will be able to help.