The Curve card is a Mastercard® debit card and can be used anywhere Mastercard® is accepted, subject to our Fair Use Policy. With Curve it's possible to make payments to government agencies such as HMRC using an underlying debit or credit card.
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.
If you're planning to make payments to government agencies such as HMRC you should be aware of the rules and restrictions they may have in place. You can find further information around their accepted payment methods on their websites.