Curve Fronted is a service provided by Curve that enables you to make payments using your Curve Mastercard® Debit card, funded by an underlying credit card in instances where credit card payments may not be available at the merchant. At the moment, the only type of transaction that will be charged are payments made to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). After an initial trial period with HMRC, other government payments such as National Savings & Investments, DVLA Vehicle Tax, and Student Loan Payments will be included as well.
If you are an existing Curve customers as on the 25th of November, 2019, these fees will apply from the 24th of January, 2020.
Any person who signs up to Curve after the 25th of November, 2019, the following charges apply when using a credit card as underlying payment card:
- For Curve Blue (free) and Curve Black customers (including Curve Black Legacy users): 1.5% of the total amount of the transaction.
- For Curve Metal customers: no charges apply.
Please bear in mind that your underlying card issuer may charge you fees for making such transactions and Curve is not liable for such fees. Please refer to the terms and conditions of your underlying card issuer.