Wirex Updates

Success is built on trust. Trust starts with transparency.

We’re in it for the long haul. We want to support the crypto community and help people learn and understand the world of crypto. We think the best way to do that is by being as open as possible.

This page is intended to be a snapshot of what we are working on as well as some of the challenges we are currently facing.

Wirex enters Money20/20 – October 2018

Between 21st and 24th October, French Canadian influencer Max Meilleur will be racing for Wirex and Team Crypto in the M20/20 payments race. He’ll race from New York to Las Vegas using only Wirex’s crypto products and services. Follow his progress as the race unfolds on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Telegram.

IBAN released on EUR accounts – September/October 2018

In September, we announced the launch of IBAN functionality on our EUR currency accounts. Following the success of our pilot in France and Spain, users in Italy, Germany and Portugal can now also enjoy IBAN functionality on their EUR currency accounts. You can fund your EUR account by bank transfer as well as by debit or credit card, making it even easier to make crypto purchases, receive payments from friends and family and have your wages paid straight into your Wirex account.

Account Limits – September 2018

We’ve doubled our account limits! Users can now load their Wirex currency accounts with up to £15,000, €16,000 or $20,000 at a time. Use it to buy crypto, exchange between traditional currencies or convert and spend on your Wirex Visa card.

FINTRAC-registered – August 2018

Wirex received a FINTRAC and Money Service Business registration allowing us to operate in Canada. Now, Canadian users have access to secure Bitcoin, XRP, Ether and Litecoin wallets. Buy, store and easily convert your digital cash in-app or online  

Fees Update – June 2018

As of 6th June, our ATM withdrawal fees have been updated. There is now no extra 3% charge if you withdraw in the currency of your card. For full details, see a list of fees and charges here.

Global Updates – June 2018

We are delighted to announce that Wirex Asia Pte just joined ACCESS (The Singapore Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association) in Singapore. ACCESS aims to provide an open and clear dialogue between Singapore cryptocurrency businesses and the wider public, including regulators. With the forming of the association, the organisation helps facilitate an ecosystem where Singapore can be a hub for cryptocurrency businesses to grow and create jobs related to this new and growing technology. Current membership of ACCESS stands at 110 individual and 130 corporate members.

Look out for more news to be released soon on Wirex coming to Asia.

As always, if you have any questions, get in touch on our social channels, on our newly opened channel on Discord, on our community board here…wherever is easiest or best for you.