Prepaid Visa KEA

Reloadable prepaid plastic card, which is issued by instruction of the Ministry of Labour, Social security and Welfare, for the credit of the allowance «Social Solidarity Income» to the beneficiaries.
IDEAL FOR
  • Purchases for every day use / household items
MAXIMUM
LOAD AMOUNT
€2.500
HOW TO GET IT
  • The card is issued, according to the instructions of the Ministry of Labour, Social security and Welfare, to beneficiaries of the social allowances KEA.
FEES
  • Free of charge
  • 1% of the reload amount, min. €1, max. €3

Features

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:

  • via winbank web, mobile & phone banking
  • to Piraeus bank’s cashiers
  • through easypay kiosks (APS)

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.

Transactions

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:

  • via winbank web, mobile & phone banking
  • by telephone on182838
  • through ATM (only for card balance inquiry)

**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

Pricing


The credit of the allowances is free.

Fees
Card issue
  Free
Card re-issue
  Free
Card renewal
  Free
Reload
  1% of the reload amount, min. €1, max. €3€
Unload (full/ partial)
  Not available
Purchases in non euro currency
  2% of the transaction amount
Statement Printing
  Free
Cash advances at ΑΤΜ
Piraeus Bank
 

Not available



Other banks in Greece and abroad inside euro area
 
Other banks outside the euro area
 
Balance inquiry at ΑΤM’s
Piraeus bank
 


Free



Other banks in Greece and abroad**
 
   * where available


How you receive it

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 is mailed as inactive, to the address that the beneficiary stated at his application to receive the allowance, accompanied by a letter with instructions for its activation.

The card can be activated 24/7/365 via ATM or via phone call to 182838.

  • The Personal Identification Number (PIN) of the card is sent to the same address, by registered mail.