The prepaid visa card*, which is utilized for the credit of the allowances that the Ministry of Labour, Social security and Welfare establishes, is a reloadable, chip & pin contactless plastic card, that offers contactless transactions.
The card is loaded with the amount of the allowance entitled to each cardholder, according to the ministry instructions and can be reloaded by the cardholder or by a third party from the available channels of the Bank:
Its maximum load limit is €2,500 per day and the maximum balance on the card is €10,000
*The product is provided under the current restrictions on capital transfers.
The card can be used for transactions in both physical and electronic stores (e-shops) or telephone orders, wherever Visa is accepted, in Greece and abroad, until the exhaustion of the available balance, while in accordance with the requirements set by the Ministry, the unload to a bank’s account or cash advance at ATM’S is not allowed.The Piraeus Prepaid Reloadable Card also accepts refunds if you need to return products you have bought using it.
Information for the available balance and the transactions of the card is provided 24 hours a day:
**For more information regarding the allowed transactions, according to the restrictions on “Cash withdrawals and capital transfers, as provided by the Regulatory framework, press here
The card is issued in the name of the beneficiary, according to the instructions of the Ministry of Labour, Social security and Welfare.
The card can be activated 24/7/365 via ATM or via phone call to 182838.