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Latest revision as of 02:39, 30 April 2020

This page lists cryptocurrency-fueled debit cards, current as of April 2020.

Sources include this spreadsheet and this Bitcointalk discussion. Please contribute any edits here, as those other sources are not actively maintained. Links may contain referral codes, to reward both new users, and the maintainers of this comparison table. Feel free to remove them from the URL before navigating.

Whenever possible, link to the source. KYC requirements you've personally experienced may lack links, though links to screenshots (like this) would be helpful.

Legend / notes:

  • Est. = Established, (Mon) YYYY
  • POA = Proof of Address
  • SoF = Source of Funds, requested by some companies before or during using the card
  • tx = transaction
  • HQ links may point to the contact page, to save space
  • Card cost may include issuance and shipping/delivery cost; add links for details
  • Maintenance fees are independent of withdrawals or purchases; they are required to keep the card active
  • "Fee structure" should link to a page detailing the maintenance (though usually 0), deposit, transfer, exchange, transaction, and/or issuance fees, though due to the volatility of crypto, they're rather meaningless. The issuance fee/cost can also be explicitly stated in the "Card cost" column.
  • Limits indicate withdrawal, maximum balance, or other limits. Always link to the source.
  • non-custodial = you hold your funds, not the card company
  • Given the fluctuations of crypto, rewards are generally insignificant, so there's no column for them. Link to the rewards page in the "Notes" if you want.


Company Status HQ Est. Available to residents of KYC process Card cost Coins accepted Fee structure Limits Physical card? Virtual card? Web app? Notes
Monolith active UK  ? EEA, AFTA, special member territories ID photo, POA photo, selfie 0 ETH Fees  ? VISA  ? No Non-custodial wallet. Formerly "TokenCard". Open source. Sleek website. App needs minimal permissions.
AdvCash active GI 2015 EU, Turkey, Israel, upcoming Russia + World ID, address, phone number  ?  ?  ?  ? Yes  ? Yes Extensive Bitcointalk thread.
Bitsa active ES? Dec 2019 EU countries / SEPA zone ID + selfie w/ ID 0 "Top it up by card, transfer, cash or blockchain tokens." 0 maint. fee 450€/day, 2500-5000€/mo Yes Yes Not yet Non-custodial funds. Minimal Bitcointalk presence. Odd English.
Wirex active UK May 2016 EEA, APAC etc, no USA Verify source of funds, random re-verification 0, except APAC  ? Fees Limits VISA by Contis  ? Yes Rewards. Extensive Bitcointalk thread.
Binance No  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
Bitwala Yes Germany 2015 EEA, .ch
no US persons
POA during video call with IDnow, SoF and routine checks, unexplained terminations 0 Bitcoin, SEPA 1% crypto €15k/tx, €30k/wk Mastercard No  ?
BitPay  ?  ?  ? USA only
can't be used in some countries
SSN, PoA, phone
no credit check
separate BitPay ID for larger tx
 ? BTC, ETH; ACH, direct deposit; Ripple? 3% currency conversion $1500/day ATM, $10k/day, max $25k balance VISA  ? Yes, Dashboard Antibitpay
Company Status HQ Established Available to residents of KYC process Card cost Coins accepted Fee structure Limits Physical card? Virtual card? Web app? Notes

To add a card, copy the section below at the bottom of the table above the last (footer) row. Whenever possible, link to references.

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! {{rh}} | [https://... Company name]
| <!-- Active? --> ?
| <!-- HQ --> ?
| <!-- Est. --> ?
| <!-- Availability --> ?
| <!-- KYC process --> ?
| <!-- Card cost --> ?
| <!-- Coins --> ?
| <!-- Fee structure --> ?
| <!-- Limits --> ?
| <!-- Physical --> ?
| <!-- Virtual --> ?
| <!-- Web app --> ?
| <!-- Notes -->