Allowed Cards' Transactions

Cash Withdrawals from ATM
Purchases **
Greece Abroad at physical stores
Internet/ Telephone orders
Greece Abroad

Debit Cards
YES
Up to € 1.800 / month *
YES***
YES****

Credit Cards

NO

  Prepaid Cards


NO

*The cash withdrawal capital controls limit is defined per person and is 1800.00 EUR/month.
 
The amount can be withdrawn fully or partially any time during the month  from the cashiers, ATMs or through instant cash service.


** The existing purchase limits of the cards are not affected by the Act Of Legislative Content.

*** - Foreign transactions with card presence are included except those which belong to merchant categories such as: Securities-Brokers/Dealers, Gambling Transactions, Money Transfer, etc.

     - Transactions at physical stores in Greece which cooperate with banks abroad for processing, are not allowed.

        ****  Foreign transactions through Internet / Telephone orders are included except for the following merchant categories: 

             - Wire transfer money orders
             - Art dealers and galleries
             - Recreational services & betting
             - Jewelry stores
             - Telemarketing services
             - Charitable and social service organizations
             - Dating and escort services
             - Food services



Latest Update: 2nd of August 2016