Pay securely with ShieldPayTM

We offer peace of mind to both buyers and sellers through our ShieldPay Vault.

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Step 1

Who are you paying?
Enter their details and we’ll invite and verify both parties.

Step 2

Add money to the vault
ShieldPay holds the funds in a secure online vault.

Step 3

Happy to release?
Both parties confirm that they are happy to release the money.

Step 4

Transaction complete
The money is released by ShieldPay to the recipient.

 
Step 1

Who are you paying?
Enter their details and we’ll invite and verify both parties.

Step 2

Add money to the vault
ShieldPay holds the funds in a secure online vault.

Step 3

Happy to release?
Both parties confirm that they are happy to release the money.

Step 4

Transaction complete
The money is released by ShieldPay to the recipient.

Why should I use ShieldPay?

ShieldPay provides sellers and buyers of products and services with the most secure, monitored payment method available.

  • Both parties verified
    Our robust security and identity checks mean that you always know that the other side is legitimate.
  • Money held until you’re happy
    Your money is held securely until confirmation to release. No one has access until both sides approve.
  • Items up to £100M
    You can pay securely for high value items up to £100 Million. ShieldPay is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
  • We handle all disputes
    ShieldPay acts as a neutral third party, with a dedicated legal team to protect you if anything doesn’t go to plan.

Protection for sellers

When a buyer adds money using ShieldPay, the money is held securely in the ShieldPay Vault protecting you from fraudulent cheques or scams.

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‘ShieldPay makes you more comfortable transacting online’

Assurance for buyers

By using ShieldPay, you can make sure that you are happy with the purchased goods before releasing the money. If not, return the item and we will refund the money.

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‘It gave me peace of mind that the money for the car was secured until I confirmed I was happy’

When can I use ShieldPay?

From a high value property transaction to buying a pair of tickets from a stranger, send or receive money with confidence using ShieldPay.

  • Luxury goods
    Protection when buying or selling high value items such as watches and jewellery.
  • Digital goods
    Domain names and other digital purchases are 100% protected when using ShieldPay.
  • Tickets
    Have peace of mind when buying tickets to your favourite shows, concerts or sporting.
  • Builders or Freelancers
    Looking to hire a builder or freelancer for a project? ShieldPay secures your payments.
  • Cars or Bikes
    ShieldPay ensures funds for the purchase aren’t released until you are happy.
  • Private rentals
    Renting your summer home? ShieldPay verifies guests and secures money upfront.