Allowed Cards' Transactions

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

Debit Cards
Up to € 5.000 / month *

Credit Cards


  Prepaid Cards


*The cash withdrawal capital controls limit is defined per person and is 5.000,00 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The amount can be withdrawn fully or partially any time during the month  from the cashiers, ATMs or through instant cash service.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: 4th of June 2018