Can You Apply for an International Prepaid Debit Card Online?

Can You Apply for an International Prepaid Debit Card Online?

Payoneer, TruMark Financial and NetSpend all allow customers to request an international prepaid debit card at their websites. These cards allow cardholders to make international purchases online, shop anywhere Visa or MasterCard are accepted outside the United States, and withdraw available funds at ATMs.

The Payoneer prepaid MasterCard can be used in over 200 countries in addition to the United States. The company offers transactions using multiple currencies, and no bank account is required for application or use.

TruMark Financial offers an international Visa prepaid card that arrives within five to seven days of application. The minimum load amount for this card is $20 and the maximum amount that can be loaded is $5,000.

The NetSpend prepaid Visa or MasterCard can be used for international transactions online, but charges 3.5 percent of the dollar amount for each transaction. International ATM withdrawals cost $4.95 in addition to any ATM owner charges as of March 2015.