Skrill and NETELLER Fee Changes


Just recently Skrill and NETELLER announced their last fee increase. Beginning on the 6th of April 2017, they now announced more changes, affecting the fees for deposit options and inactive customers.

Let’s have a look at all details and information.

Skrill and NETELLER Fee Changes – Increased deposit fees


Skrill and NETELLER fee Changes - Waste moneyThe following changes affect all Skrill clients beginning on the 6th of April 2017:

  • Sofort, Giropay – increased from 1.5% to 1.9%.
  • JCB, Diners Club – increased from 1.9% to 2.25%.
  • MasterCard – increased from 2.25% to 4.95%.
  • Paysafecard – increased from 5.5% to 7.5%.


Most of the Skrill changes will also affect NETELLER clients. The fees for the following payment options are increased for NETELLER Users:

  • Sofort, Giropay – increased from 1.5% to 1.9%.
  • MasterCard – increased from 2.25% to 4.95%.
  • Paysafecard – increased from 5.5% to 7.5%.

Please note that currently only clients from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland , Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom are allowed to use a Paysafecard to deposit funds into your Skrill or NETELLER account.

Skrill and NETELLER Fee Changes – Inactivity fee

In general your Skrill and NETELLER accounts are free for personal use. However, if you do not login or make any transaction for a longer period of time your accounts become inactive and both providers will charge you with a service fee. Skrill will take a service fee of 2.00 EUR (or equivalent) every month if you did not use your account for more than 12 month. This fee will be increased to 3.00 EUR.

The NETELLER fee will not change. It stays at 2.00 USD (or equivalent) for every month after an inactivity period of 13 month.

Skrill and NETELLER Fee Changes – Time for a change?

Skrill and NETELLER Fee changes

With ecoPayz another great eWallet provider has hit the market recently. Especially with another increase in some fees it is time to take a look at ecoPayz. They have already added some merchants, have lower FX fees (1.5% for eWO clients) and great customers support. You can find a full list of all ecoPayz Merchants at our website. We also can confirm that there will be more merchants soon and ecoPayz is working hard to increase their availability.

The following table shows you all upcoming changes compared to ecoPayz.

If you want to avoid higher fees compared to Skrill and NETELLER, check out our free ecoPayz Bonus Program. Besides that, you’ll also enjoy an instant VIP Gold upgrade, increased limits and our monthly bonus payments of 0.6-1%.


Skrill-Moneybookers-logo neteller_logo ecoPayz Bonus Program
Deposit Fee for using Sofort & Giropay 1.9% 1.9% 2% (min € 2)
Deposit Fee for using  MasterCard
2.25% 2.25% 1.69% (for most clients inside EU).
2.9% (for countries outside the EU).
Deposit with Paysafecard. 7.5% 7.5% 7%
P2P Transfers
1% (max 10 EUR) Bronze VIPs. 1% (max $ 10) Bronze & Silver VIPs. FREE
1% (max 2 EUR) For Silver and above. 1% (max $ 2) Gold, Platinum & Diamond VIPs.
Monthly Bonuses. 0.3% 0.3% (+ up to 0.8% depending on your VIP Level). 0.6-1%
Inactivity Fee
3 EUR per month, after 12 months. 2 USD per month, after 13 months. 1.5 EUR per month, after 13 months.




If you have any questions about the recent changes or need any advice how to proceed, please do not hesitate to contact us .



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