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Deposits with Skrill

Deposits with Skrill

Processing Time

  • Credit or Debit Card: A few hours1
  • Skrill Purse or Wire Transfer: The deposit should be posted to your trading account instantly. If there is a delay, the processing should take no more than one business day from the time the money is transferred to Alpari's Skrill purse.


  • Bank card: 2.4% + 0.29 EUR, minimum deposit: 2 EUR.
  • Skrill wallet and bank transfer: 1.4% + 0.29 EUR, minimum commission: 2 EUR. For account deposits made by way of bank transfer, the commission charged may vary from the amount displayed. You can receive up-to-date information on commission fees on the Skrill website.
  • Please note that the commission charged for using the Skrill electronic payment system is 0.5% higher for clients from the following countries.

Required documents

To make a deposit using the Skrill system, you will need to provide our Payments Department with the following documents (these documents may either be emailed to payments at alpari dot ru or uploaded to the "My Account" - "Client Profile" section of myAlpari):

  • A scanned copy or photo of your passport (required for all Skrill deposits)
  • If the transfer was made using a credit/debit card, you will also need a scanned copy or photo of the credit/debit card (front and back). In the scan or copy of the front side, the full name of the cardholder, the "valid" date of the card, the name of the issuing bank and the first six and last four digits of the card number (the rest must be covered) must be visible. In the scan or photo of the back side of the card, the cardholder's signature must be visible, but the CVC2/CVV2 code must be covered. If more than one card is used to make the deposit, you must provide a scan or photo of the front and back of each card. See the example


  1. Log in to myAlpari and go to the "Transfer Funds" - "Fund Deposit" section. Choose "Skrill" and your deposit currency (USD or EUR). Choose the account to which you would like to make a deposit. Click "Continue".
  2. Fill in the information required by the processing center and click "Submit".
  3. Then you will be redirected to a page on the Skrill site:
  • Enter your email address and the password to your electronic purse.
  • Select the most convenient type of payment: credit/debit card, bank wire transfer or direct Skrill transfer.
  • Enter the rest of the required information and click "Confirm".


Important information

Please read through the following before making a deposit with Skrill:

  • You can not make a deposit to your Alpari account from someone else's Skrill purse.
  • The minimum deposit is 10 EUR and the maximum deposit is 10,000 EUR (or their equivalent amounts in USD).
  • After making a deposit to your Alpari account using the Skrill system, you will only be able to make a withdrawal from this account to your Skrill purse which was used to make the deposit, your bank account (via wire transfer), or to another Alpari account opened in your name.
  • You can make a deposit to your Skrill purse with Visa,2 MasterCard, AMEX, JCB or Diner's Club cards denominated in any currency.
  • If the currency your Skrill wallet is denominated in is neither USD nor EUR, the deposit amount will be converted at Skrill’s exchange rate. This rate can be found on Skrill’s website. Please note that Skrill takes additional commission for currency conversion..
  • Transfers from third parties are not accepted. Funds that are not accepted are returned to the sender.

Please note:

  1. In certain cases, the processing center may be required to initiate an inquiry into your payment. If this is the case, your transfer may be delayed. However, if you follow the instructions carefully, the chances of this happening will be reduced significantly.
  2. You will only be able to make a deposit to your account from a Visa Electron card if you know the CVV2 code. You will also need to call your issuing bank to confirm that your card is set up for making remote payments.
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