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More on how it works

Why Shieldpay?

Secure life's big purchases, and the smaller ones too

For dealing with someone you don’t know

We verify the identity of all users

Funds held securely in the Shieldpay vault

We protect both sides of the transaction

We help with any disputes

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When would I use it?

For peace of mind when buying and selling with someone you don’t know.

  • Cars and bikes
  • Buying a house
  • Private rentals
  • Luxury goods
  • Builders or freelancers
  • Fan-to-fan tickets
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How does it work?

1. Create transactionTell us who you are sending funds to. We verify their identity.

2. You fund the vaultFunds are held securely in the Shieldpay vault.

3. Release fundsFunds are released when both sides confirm they are happy.

I worry about meeting a stranger while carrying cash. Now I can pay online, have the item shipped and feel totally secure.

Alex, Gumtree buyer

What does it cost?

A small fee for peace of mind, based on the value of your transaction.

Transaction amount£0.00
Shieldpay fee · Info£0.00
Total you pay£0.00
What’s included in the fee?
  • We help you through any disputes
  • Both parties verified by identity checks
  • Funds held until both sides are happy

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Shieldpay fees

Transaction value Cost per transaction
Under £100 £3
£100 - £1,000 2.5%
£1,000 - £5,000 2.0%
£5,000 - £50,000 1.5%
£50,000+ 1%

High value transaction? Get in touch for a quote.