Skrill is very popular e-wallet, especially among bettors, and in betting and gambling industry. In this review, we will try to explain you how to open a new Skrill account, and how to deposit money to your favourite bookmaker account.
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Skrill Account Extra Benefits with ProTipster
Become a Skrill VIP faster thanks to ProTipster. VIP faster upgrades:
- VIP Bronze, transact 3000 euro within 30 days (instead of 6000 euro for normal users)
Being Skrill VIP gives you a lot of benefits:
- Dedicated 24/7 VIP Support
- Lower FX fees
- Higher ATM withdrawal limits
- Free money transfers (for Silver + members)
Skrill Registration and Skrill Account Funding
It is really easy to use Skrill. You need just to provide your name, email and password and you can register a Skrill account. No further information will be required from you until you initiate a deposit or receive funds in your Skrill account. A good thing about Skrill is a fact that they have a page in 14 different languages, from English and Spanish to Turkish and Russian, just to name a few of them. Remember to upload funds for 'Online gaming transactions', otherwise, you will not be able to transfer the funds to bookmakers.
How to fund your Skrill account?
When you initiate your first deposit, you will be required to provide minimum personal information. The details that you will need to provide are your country of residence, the currency of your Skrill wallet, your address, your city of residence, your postal code and your date of birth.
Skrill supports the following deposits:
1. Bank deposits
2. Credit/debit card deposits
3. Other country-specific local deposit options are also available. For more information, visit “Deposit” section in your Skrill account.
4. Neteller, PaysafeCard.
Skrill customers can fund their Skrill account with bank transfers from a bank account. This deposit option is available for all countries and their banking network enables you to make local bank transfers without incurring cross border charges. Bank transfers must originate from a bank account held in your name. Local and international bank transfers take 2 to 5 business days (excluding weekends and national holidays).
Credit and debit card deposits are available worldwide. Card deposits are instant but charges apply and your first deposit may require identity verification. Skrill supports popular international and local card types: AMEX, VISA, Mastercard®, JCB, Diners, Maestro*, Laser*, Carte Bleue*, CartaSi*, Postepay*, though some have limited availability, depending on your country of residence. Card deposits should originate from a credit or debit card that is not a virtual or prepaid type, and the Skrill account holder must be the cardholder. You can also deposit with paysafecard in some countries.
Skrill fees, account limits
Fees for uploading fund:
You will need to visit Skrill fees page and select your country to view the available deposit methods and applicable costs.
In case if you already have an account, you should log in and go to the “Deposit” section, where an overview of the supported deposit options and their respective fees can be found.
Fees for withdrawing funds?
- Withdrawal to a bank account – flat fee of EUR 5.50
- Withdrawal to VISA – 7.5%
- Withdrawal to mobile wallet – 1.4% (min. EUR 0.50)
- ATM withdrawal with Skrill Prepaid Mastercard – 1.75%
Fees for sending money:
- The fee for sending money to another Skrill account – 1.45% (min. EUR 0.50)
Fees for receiving money:
- Receiving money is always free of charge.
Currency conversion fee:
- For all transaction types involving currency conversion, a fee of 3.99% is added.
Once you have started using your account to make transactions, you will be given the option to provide additional verification of your identity, by uploading a clear, legible, valid and unaltered scanned colour copy or photo of one of the following documents:
- The front and back of your driving license
- The photo page of your passport
- Front and back of your national ID card
- Address verification document
- Face match/selfie picture of your ID
Fund your Betting Account with Skrill
After you open a new account from Skrill and top-up your account, you just need to log in a bookmaker which accepts Skrill as a deposit option. When you try to deposit via Skrill you will still need to confirm your transaction.
Skrill is available as a payment method in most of the bookmakers like 1xBet, Bet365, Pinnacle…
You can check a full list of bookmakers that accept Skrill here.
If you already have a Skrill account, send us your Skrill ID to firstname.lastname@example.org
Restricted countries for the offer: United States of America, Turkey, China, Malaysia and Israel