QIWI is Russia’s biggest instant payment provider. Founded in 2007 they initially focused on electronic payment terminals where people could pay utility, internet and TV bills, buy phone credit along with all manor of other services. These are still present and widely used today but they have expanded their services to include online payment solutions. Not just restricted to Russia they are now present in over 20 countries
The aim of the QIWI Visa Wallet is to provide its users with a safe and reliable online payment method. They claim to be accepted by over 7000 online service providers. In order to use QIWI Visa Wallet as a way of making online payments you first need to register for an account and upload it with funds via credit or debit card, bank transfer or other e-wallets. You will need a mobile phone number to qualify and this will act as your QIWI account number.
You can only upload funds in Rubles so that rules out a lot of countries unfortunately. Fees may vary depending on which method you choose to use to upload to your account so always check before you proceed with any transactions.
- Your personal banking or card details won’t be shared with the recipient so payments are secure
- Deposits to casinos are free of charge with QIWI
- Payments are made instantly so there’s no waiting around for funds to appear in your account
- There are plenty of ways in which you can upload your account with cash
- Only available in 20 countries
- Rubles are the only currency accepted
- In most cases it may not be possible to make a withdrawal using QIWI, check with your casino first
- Some fees may apply to certain funding methods, check first before making a deposit
How It Works
To use OIWI you’ll have to have registered for an account and uploaded it with Rubles from either your bank account, credit or debit card or other e-wallet. Now you’re ready to make a deposit you’ll need to select QIWI from the list of payment options, you should find it with the other e-wallets. Your account number (mobile phone number) and password will be required to make the transaction, so make sure you have these handy. Enter the amount you wish to deposit and confirm the transaction. The transaction will take place immediately with funds available within seconds. It may not be possible to withdraw winnings using QIWI, refer to your online casino for more information on available withdrawal methods.