Certification & Licenses

Electronic Money Institution

SafeCharge is an Electronic Money Institution authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus. SafeCharge has also been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Payment Institution.

PCI-DSS Compliance

Protecting customers’ valuable cardholder data

Safecharge has been Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Level 1 certified since 2007. Clients using our checkout page don’t need to hassle with being PCI compliant as we make sure you are covered.

When customers’ cardholder payment data is transmitted, processed, or managed via our platform, we take on the responsibility of safeguarding sensitive information against malicious hackers. Additional benefits when descoping your PCI DSS to us include: reduced costs, resources and time. In order to maintain valid certification, we undergo a number of regular assessments throughout the year. This is to ensure that we comply with the most up to date PCI requirements.

Licenses

Principal membership from MasterCard Europe and Visa Europe for currency processing, settlement & card issuing in the UK and in EEA countries.

Other Agreements

SafeCharge’s partnership agreements include Union Pay International and Amex.

SafeCharge Limited is an Electronic Money Institution authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus and is a principal member of MasterCard, Visa and Unionpay International (CUP). SafeCharge Financial Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as a Payment Institution. Both SafeCharge companies are wholly owned by SafeCharge International Group Limited.