Skrill and NETELLER change P2P transfer fees

On August 28, 2019, Skrill and NETELLER have changed their pricing for money transfers between accounts.

Here is the full information on new fees, and also the most comprehensive overview of recent P2P pricing changes in different countries.

New fees apply only to the following account categories:

  • all accounts registered after August 27, 2019,
  • all customers who haven’t made an upload to their accounts via bank transfer or bank card.

For users from several countries listed below, the fee for P2P transfers is now 5% – until they make a deposit on their accounts with an option different than Skrill/NETELLER, bitpay, paysafecard.

Skrill and NETELLER change P2P transfer fees

The table shows the P2P transfer fees for the following 7 countries:

Country Current fee Accounts registered after August 27, 2019
Greece, Kenya, Morocco, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Vietnam 5% First Transaction Fee – 5.25%
(Skrill – minimum €10, NETELLER – minimum $10)
Other countries from 1.45% to 5.25%* from 1.45% to 5.25%*

* To find out the exact fee for your country, please contact our support team or check it by logging into your Skrill/NETELLER account.

So, to summarize:

  • for those Skrill and NETELLER users who have not uploaded their accounts, the P2P transfer fee is 5%. After they make a deposit with an option different than Skrill/NETELLER, bitpay or paysafecard, the fee is reduced to 1.45%.
  • for users registered after August 27, 2019, who haven’t made an upload to their accounts, a one-time fee for their first P2P transaction is 5.25%. For all subsequent transfer it’s 1.45% (minimum €0.50 for Skrill and $0.50 for NETELLER).

History of P2P pricing changes in different countries

Over the past months, Skrill and NETELLER P2P pricing have already changed for certain countries, and now it will apply to all countries where Skrill and NETELLER services are available.

    April 3, 2019
  • There was a change of fees for money transfers between Skrill accounts: the commission of 5% was set for newly registered users who did not uploaded their accounts via bank transfer or bank card. This change affected users from the following countries: Chile, Colombia, Greece, Peru, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam.
  • A 5.25% commission (minimum €10) was also introduced for customers’ first P2P transaction in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Honduras, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay.
  • For users from Bangladesh, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, India, Nigeria and Tunisia, the commission for the first P2P transaction was set as 5.5% (minimum €20).
    June 10, 2019
  • P2P transfers fee was also changed in NETELLER: it was set as 5% for all accounts below VIP Silver status. The change applied only to newly registered customers.
    June 28, 2019
  • Skrill removed fees for uploading, cashing out and P2P transfers for US customers.
    July 23, 2019
  • Both payment systems introduced new P2P transfer fees for those users who registered after a certain date in 2019 and did not upload their accounts via bank transfer or bank card.
    August 28, 2019
  • Finally, those changes affected Skrill and NETELLER users from around the world.

Now Skrill and NETELLER fees for money transfers between accounts vary between 1.45% and 5.25% depending on the country of residence. To find out the exact size of commission, please contact our support team or your personal VipDeposits manager. You will also be able to check the fee for your country in your personal Skrill or NETELLER account.

Skrill and NETELLER P2P transfers for free

Of course, all those changes described above do not apply to Skrill and NETELLER VIP account holders.

After receiving VIP Silver or higher status, you can send money to other users for free, regardless of your country of residence!

VIP Silver on standard terms VIP Silver with VipDeposits loyalty program
Skrill After deposits to merchants totaling €15.000 within a calendar quarter After deposits to merchants totaling €5.000 within 30 days after opening account/joining VipDeposits
NETELLER After deposits to merchants totaling $50.000 until the end of the year After deposits to merchants totaling $7.500 until the end of the year

When registering at Skrill or NETELLER via VipDeposits loyalty program, you also get many other benefits, including a dedicated customer support and faster account verification.


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