Paycent Review: Cryptocurrency and Fiat Money Debit Card

Paycent is a mobile wallet and virtual/physical card that allows consumers and merchants to convert and exchange cryptocurrencies to make purchases and withdrawals in local currency. Paycent was launched in Singapore in March 2018.

Supported cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), DASH, XRP, DigiByte (DGB), Verge (XVG), Dragonchain (DRGN), Binance Coin (BNB) and Paycent’s PYN currency.

Exchanges occur securely on Paycent’s blockchain network without the need for traditional intermediaries, like banks and wire services, or even the need to take national borders into consideration.

Paycent Features

With Paycent, customers can do the following:

  • Send or receive digital assets
  • Request digital assests
  • Cash in
  • Cash out
  • Convert

How Paycent Works

  • Send or receive digital assets. This feature allows users to send and receive digital assets from other Paycent users and external digital wallets anytime and anywhere.
  • Request digital assets. This features enables users to request digital assets from other Paycent users wherever they may be.
  • Cash in. This feature allows users to add credits to their Paycent account through Visa, MasterCard, Alipay, UnionPay, and WeChatPay.
  • Cash out. This feature enables users to cash out their Paycent credits anytime through Paycent Card.
  • Convert. This feature allows users to convert digital assets to fiat with low conversion rates.

How to Sign Up

You can sign up on the web or on Paycent apps, Android or iOS. You need to enter your personal details including your name, currency, and mobile number. You should confirm your mobile number to continue to receive a one time message to verify your mobile phone number. You then need to enter the password that was sent via SMS then tap “Next” button. Success message will be displayed once information has been complete

After completing the “Sign Up” process, close the Paycent App and check your email or spam folder for email with the subject line: “Welcome to Paycent!”. Then click the link to verify your email address. A confirmation will be sent to your email address once your email is verified

How to Add Funds

There are four methods for adding funds to your Paycent card. You can add via a debit card, a bank account, a voucher or a merchant. Once you login to your Paycent account, tap “Add Funds” on your dashboard. The next screen will give you the option to select which method you would like to use.

Supported Cards

Paycent offers the following cards: Paycent China UnionPay Card, Paycent UnionPay International Card, Paycent Mastercard and Paycent Visa.

Supported Countries

The card is available in more than 200 countries except for North Korea, Sudan, Iran and Cuba. In those countries, Paycent users can cash out cryptocurrencies in their local currencies.

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Fees

Paycent Ruby Card Feee Structure

Card Fee TypeFee
Physical Card Order (including DHL/FedEx Delivery)$ 49.00
Card ActivationFree
First PIN GenerationFree
Domestic/International ATM Withdrawal$ 4.00
Domestic/International Retail Transaction (POS)$ 3.00
Foreign Transaction Fee – Network1.25%
Monthly Card Residency FeeFree
Annual Card Account RenewalFree
Card Inactivity Fee per Month (after 90 days of inactivity)Free
Card Loading Fee1.5% of top up amount or $ 2.50 (whichever is higher)

Limits

Transactions Velocity LimitsFee
Initial & Minimum Load Amount$ 25.00
Maximum Load Amount (per load)$ 5,000.00
Maximum Daily Load Amount$ 20,000.00
Maximum Monthly Load Amount$ 20,000.00
Maximum Spend Amount per Day (POS)$ 5,000.00
Maximum Card Balance$ 20,000.00
Maximum Annual Load Amount$ 240,000.00
Maximum ATM Withdrawal per Day$ 5,000.00

Paycent Solitaire Card Fee Structure

Card Fee TypeFee
Physical Card Order (including DHL/FedEx Delivery)$ 49.00
Card Activation Free First PIN GenerationFree
ATM Withdrawal2.50% (minimum of $ 3.00 per transaction)
Retail Transaction (POS/NFC/Online)1.50%
Foreign Transaction Fee – Network1.00%
Monthly Card Residency FeeFree (if minimum monthly transaction is more than $10,000); $2.00 (if monthly transaction is less than $10,000)
Annual Card Account Renewal FeeNone
Card Loading Fee1.5%

Limits

Transaction Velocity LimitsFee
Initial & Minimum Load Amount$50.00
Maximum Load Amount (per load)$2,500.00
Maximum Daily Load Amount$13,000.00
Maximum Monthly Load Amount$150,000.00
Minimum Spend Amount (POS/NFC/Online)$1.00
Maximum Spend Amount per Day$13,000.00
Minimum Card Balance$20.00
Maximum Card Balance$13,000.00
Minimum ATM Withdrawal or Equivalent in Local Currency per Transaction$5.00
Maximum ATM Withdrawal per Transaction$500.00
Maximum ATM Withdrawal per Day$10,000.00

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