Simplex is a fintech company that provides online merchants with fraud-free payment processing and acts as the credit card processor in the crypto world. The credit card processor is the organization that has contracted with an acquiring bank to process transactions on behalf of the merchants.
How does Simplex work?
The cryptocurrency is provided by the online exchange services and Simplex integrates with them to fulfill the credit card payment process. Hence, Simplex is responsible for risk analysis, processing the payments with the credit card company, and finalizing the transaction. Based on advanced AI technology, Simplex’s automated system facilitates processing online payments while assessing risk with maximum speed and accuracy.
In which countries is Simplex available?
You can view the list of unsupported countries and US States here. If your country or State is NOT on the list, you can use Simplex to purchase cryptocurrency.
Which credit cards does Simplex support?
Simplex accepts most major credit cards, including VISA and MasterCard. Some virtual, prepaid and debit cards are also accepted. Note, however, that some issuer banks have their own terms regarding where and when those cards can be used, and may decline the charge on their side. For more information on issuing banks, click here. If you have any questions, please contact the Simplex’s support team here.
Are there limits on how much I can buy?
There are limits of 20000 USD per day and 50000 USD per month. Sending higher amounts could lead to transaction errors. Please note that the daily and monthly limits include the fees.The daily and monthly limits are counted since purchasing, and not as a calendar day and month respectively. The minimum amount is $50.
What coins does it work with?
You can purchase
How long until my payment is approved or declined?
In most cases, payments are processed within 24 hours. In rare cases, it may take up to 48 hours due to delays in identity verification or high demands on cryptocurrency.
What fees should I pay?
Fees charged from the transactions included:
- standard fees for credit card processing;
- fees for fraud detection and mitigation. This service allows selling cryptocurrencies online with credit cards.
The fee amount is 7% (for amounts equal or greater than $200.00) of the transaction cost. Minimum amount is 50$.
Can I cancel or edit my transaction in Simplex?
You can cancel your transaction as long as it hasn't approved, canceled or declined. Also, if you don't complete the verification process, your transaction will be canceled. Once a payment is approved, it is not possible to cancel it since it’s already been processed and cannot be retrieved back. The same goes for transaction edit: once your transaction has been made, it isn't possible to edit any of the payment details.
Will I need to complete a verification process every time I use Simplex and why do I need to complete it?
Yes, there is a possibility you may need to go through the verification process on the Simplex’s side in an effort to keep the funds safe.
You will need to provide the Simplex team with the following:
- a clear photo of yourself in front of the screen, showing the virtual credit card account used in the transaction with the following info: the first and last 4 digits of the credit card number, the name on card, and the expiration date.
- any sort of identification (Driver’s license, ID, passport, etc.).
Please note Simplex requires this information to successfully complete the verification process.
If you decide to not complete the verification process, the transaction will be canceled and your card will not be charged. If you are encountering a problem within the verification stage, please get in touch with Simplex’s support team.
I haven’t received the verification request email, what do I do?
A verification email is used for proof of identity or card ownership, and in some cases, this email can land in your spam folder. Please check your spam folder for a verification email.
Why was my payment declined and what can I do?
A payment can be declined for various reasons:
- issuing bank declined the payment;
- geographic location that is not supported;
- risk-related reasons;
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com with your Payment ID and put ‘Decline Reason’ in the subject line.
What should I do, if I didn’t find an answer here and need help?
If your payment declined, you haven't received your crypto or waiting time exceeded the required payment process period, please check the status Payment page here. If you still have any questions, please get in touch with the support team and tell them more about the issue you've encountered: they will be able to assist you.