Visa Prepaid CitizenCard
Citizen Card is a non-profit organisation run by a board of representatives from; Camelot, The Co-operative, Ladbrokes, Experian and NFRN.
CitizenCard was launched on 15th February 1999 by then Home Office Minister George Howarth MP. On a cold morning in Croydon, 200 students received their CitizenCards from Scottish celebrity Gail Porter.
Citizen Card is now retailers' most widely recognised proof of age payment card and offers a vast range of discounts at all the leading retailers.
Save hundreds with discounts including £60 off a Macbook Pro, 10% off at Topshop, 20% off at Specsavers and 50% off at Chessington/Thorpe Park to name just a few.
Top Up Information
Visa Prepaid Citizen Card
When you reload your prepaid card sometimes you will be charged a small fee, depending on the method, however nearly all the providers offer at least one free reload option.
Top up fees are FREE OF CHARGE using the folllowing top up providers or methods:
|Free Top Up Charges||Charges||Timescales|
Free of charge
|Standing Order||Free of charge||Instantly|
Top Up options that are charged
|Paypoint||3% per load amount||Instantly|
|Cash load via Post Office||3% per load amount||Instantly|
|Citizen card to Citizen card transfer||£0.15||Instantly|
Card Load Limits
|Maximum Card Limit:|
|Maximum Load Amount:|
£5000.00 (bank transfer)
|Minimum Load Amount:||£0.10|
|Maximum ATM Withdrawl:|
Citizen Prepaid Visa Card
Some cards have usage charges and these charges vary depending on what card you have selected. The charges can apply from transactions to ATM withdrawals and some cards have none at all!
Here is a list of usage charges for the above mentioned card.
|Card Issue Fee:||£15.00|
|Transaction Fees UK:||Free|
|Foreign Exchange Fees:||2.75%|
|Monthly Service Fee:||Free providing you load/spend once in a 90 day period|
|ATM Charge UK:||£1.00 per ATM cash withdrawal in the UK|
|ATM Charge Abroad:||£2.00 per ATM withdrawal internationally|
|Cancellation / Redemption:||£5.00|
|Replacement Card Fees:||£15.00|
|By SMS / Text Message:||£0.30|
|Via the Internet:||Free|
There is no monthly fee providing you load/spend once in a 90 day period, otherwise a £1 dormancy fee applies.
How to Apply
You have chosen to apply for a Visa Citizen Card, please ensure you meet the following points as this will make your application more likely to be approved. Please ensure that:
You are at least 18 years of age
You are a permanent resident/citizen of the UK
Card is FREE
Please note that until payment is made and identity confirmed your prepaid Citizen Visa account will not be opened.
How to Pay
Pay now - The fastest and easiest way to pay is by debit card or credit card. Make a simple one off payment whilst signing up. Confirmed highly secure website, with card and personal details protected.
Pay later - If you prefer to pay by cash. Choose pay by cash by bank transfer when you apply. Send an amount in sterling to their account with your card reference, they will contact you when it is received when the amount is loaded to your card.
These points are simply a guide to the minimum acceptance criteria for the Citizen Visa card. Please ensure you read their terms and conditions and see a full list of charges.
The decision to accept will only be made by Citizen after they have taken your details, confirmed your ID and received payment.