Bluecard Prepaid Mastercard® - Fees

One time and recurring fees
Initial issuing fee 24.95 €
Shipping costs 4.95 €
Yearly fee year 1 free of charge
Yearly fee for subsequent years free of charge
Monthly Fee 1.99 €
Monthly fee for providing payment functionality (after 6 month)[1] 1.99 €
Monthly fee for administration of remaining balance (after card closure)[2] 1.99 €
Card Loading
Administration fee for bank transfer / SEPA-Region 1.99 €
Administration fee for giropay 1.99 €
Cash withdrawal and transaction fees
Transaction fee (POS and e-commerce) SEPA-Region free of charge
Foreign exchange outside SEPA-Region[3] 2.49%
Cash withdrawal ATM domestic[4] 2.99 €
Cash withdrawal ATM abroad[4] 2.99 €
Other Fees
Email notification free of charge
Unblocking a blocked card[5] free of charge
Cancelling card / closing account free of charge
Card blocking free of charge
Product upgrade fee free of charge
Balance inquiry service ATM 0.29 €
SMS notification 0.29 €
Returned mail 0.99 €
PIN mail[6] 3.99 €
Replacement card fee 9.99 €
Renewal card fee 9.99 €
Rejected load[7] 9.99 €
Redemption funds[8] 14.99 €
Chargeback[9] 29.99 €
Usage restrictions
Use of the card in taxi cabs disallowed
Use of the card at self-service petrol pumps disallowed
Use of the card at parking and garages disallowed
Use of the card at car sharing providers disallowed

Explanatory notes (see fee notes above):

[1] This fee is not applicable for every calendar month given that the following conditions are met: cardholder has used their card a minimum of one time with the intention of payment within the six months prior to the relevant payment month.

[2] This fee is not applicable for every calendar month given that the following conditions are met: no balance on card or cardholder has sent a correct redemption request form lately 30 days after the cancellation date and the redemption of the funds was completed.

[3] The foreign exchange fee is charged for each transaction outside of SEPA-Region (transaction at POS, e-commerce or ATM), which is done in a currency other than the currency of the card.

[4] ATM providers may raise additional charges.

[5] If a card is misused by a customer, the card will be blocked temporarily. After clarification the card can be unblocked.

[6] First PIN mail is free of charge, fee is charged for any subsequent PIN mail requests.

[7] The fee is applied in the case of an authorised load, which overdraws the maximum load or limit of loads.

[8] You can redeem all or part of your balance until the date that is 6 years after the expiry date shown on your card. Any redeemed funds will be transferred into a bank account with a valid IBAN which is in your name. For this we will request proof from you that the account is in your name.

[9] A Chargeback fee is applied in the case of a disputed transaction, where our subsequent investigations show the transaction was authorised by the cardholder.

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