What are the payment processor fees?

There is a payment processing fee on all donations, which is charged by the payment provider. Donations can be made using UK credit or UK debit cards, international cards, American Express, or by using a Paypal account. Different fees apply depending on payment method. The typical donation fee for a single donation made using a UK debit card is 1% + 10p.

The fees on a typical donation are here:

1.0% + 10p is the fee for UK debit cards, please note that charges vary depending on the payment method. Please find more details below:

  • 1.0% + 10p for UK debit cards
  • 1.4% + 10p for UK credit cards
  • 1.4% + 20p for Paypal accounts
  • 2.4% + 20p for International cards
  • 2.9% + 20p for American Express

Monthly Direct Debits are processed by GoCardless which charges 10p per transaction.

Please note that Localgiving also charges commission on all donations, more information on this can be found here.


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