Complete Guide to Open & Verify Skrill Account from India

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Skrill India has been the oldest payment service established in 2011 and owned by the PaySafe group. If you are starting an online business and wand need to send & receive payments from overseas, Skrill is the best alternative to Paypal.

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Paypal has many regulations especially for INDIAN PAYPAL users, after 2011 as of RBI regulations we cannot store money in our Paypal account we can only withdraw money to your bank account. You can’t even purchase or pay for any goods and services using your Paypal balance.

Indian Paypal users cannot send payments to Indian Paypal accounts. But you have an option to send to anyone around the world.

Benefits of Skrill Account:

  • You can easily receive payments from overseas and domestic companies.
  • You can use your International Debit Card to make payments. This helps users who don’t have Credit Cards
  • You can request payments from users using by their E-mail address.
  • You can send money to any person from any country who has a Skrill account.
  • Low deposit and withdrawal charges than Neteller.

Steps to Create Your Skrill Account

  • Go to ” Skrill ” and fill out the details to create your Skrill Account.
  • You will have an option to select Country and Currency. Select your country where you live and have a valid “Identity Document” of that country.
  • Note: You cannot change your currency once your wallet has been created.
  • On the next page, “Enter your street address which is on you ID or Bank statement for verification“.
  • The final step for account opening is to add your phone number.

Verifying your Skrill Account:

  • First of all, you need to verify your E-mail ID.
  • Deposit a minimum amount into your Skrill.
  • To remove the Upload/Withdrawal limits for your Skrill account add your Bank account and Debit Card.
  • Go to “Cards & Bank Account” section Firstly add your bank account.( Leave the sort code empty, if asked).

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  • Now you need to link your Debit card some debit cards don’t work on Skrill follow this guide to know which card works.

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  • Alternatively, you can verify your account with Virtual Credit Cards.
  • Once you have linked your bank account and debit card you are asked to submit National ID proof for verification
  • On next process, you need to verify your location. You can submit Utility Bill or Bank/Credit Statement
  • The last step is to Verify your Skrill Account by uploading a selfie.
  • Example below (Make sure your face is visible and Don’t cover any information on
    your ID with your fingers)
  • For India, users upload your PAN CARD and Bank Statement for verification.( Verification may take 24-48 hours.

Verifying debit/credit card using VCC

  • Go to Entropay
  • Sign up and click on get your card.
  • Top-up your card with more than $5 than your desired amount.
  • Entropay has Verified by Visa which is used by most Indian merchants.
  • Enter your International usage enabled Credit/Debit card details and click confirm details.
  • You will be redirected to Verified by Visa page, complete the transaction.
  • Your Entropay VCC will be top upped and you can see the amount.
  • Now add the VCC to your Skrill account and click on verify.

Boom..!! You have successfully created and verified your Skrill account.

Hope this guide helped you to know everything about creating and verifying Skrill account from India. If you have any query know us via the comments section.

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143 COMMENTS

  1. Which type of bank statements I have to submit for the skrill account verification… Is that the first page of my pass book… With the account no..

    • You should upload your bank statement where there is every details of you on that statement. Bank statement is not passbook its the list of past transactions. Check with your internet banking all banks provide the statements.

    • I am a student 18+ only I don’t have other options to verify address I have aadhar card and Pan ,but I can’t verify address what to do

    • You must upload your bank statement not your passbook front page. Bank statement is a list of all the past transactions where there is every detail of you.

  2. sir i had uploaded the bank statement that i downloaded from online banking but srill says that they donot accept digitally printed bank statement! is that true and if yes then please also tell me hwere can i get the official bank statement cuz when i go to bank they told me that bank statement is the one that is printed on my passbook

  3. I have a query about verifying vcc,that as you said
    “”add the VCC to your Skrill account and click on verify.”
    “Boom..!! You have successfully created and verified your Skrill account””
    Will it be verified automatically or we will receive code in our entropay account?which the code we have to use to verify vcc in skrill??

  4. Hello sir,
    Does HDFC Bank Easy Shop international debit card work on skrill nowdays?
    I have this card and used to work earlier but recently skrill is giving the following error:
    “Your transaction was declined. Contact your card issuer to confirm you have sufficient limits and balance and try again. If problem persists, please contact us.”
    If it does not work then will i need to upgrade to HDFC Bank Platinum Chip debit card? Please can you confirm whether the HDFC Bank platinum chip debit card works on skrill currently? Thank you

    • Try disabling and re-enabling international usage on your debit card, if you cant figure out the problem upgrade your card to Platinum Chip Debit Card.

  5. Hello sir,
    does HDFC Bank Easy Shop International debit card work on skrill nowdays? This is because i am getting an error on skrill that the card issuer has blocked the card. And after checking with HDFC Bank customer support, they said that the risk dept of HDFC Bank has blocked transactions on skrill for customer safety. Is there any other method to upload funds to skrill using HDFC Bank card? Else, are you aware of any other bank debit card (such as icici bank or SBI) that is still working on skrill? Please advise. Thank you.

  6. When I am creating Skrill account. it was always telling that their is some changes in ur account details.but I submitted all correct details about me.please help me sir.

  7. sir iwas left only location verify step my bank statement have a no all my information ….can i use edited bank statment…
    .?

    • No. You must not submit edited documents.. Skrill may block your account. Try using different documents to verify your location.

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