PERSONAL

For life’s biggest purchases

Buying or selling, know who you’re transacting with
and protect your money.

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Why Shieldpay?

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Shieldpay offers protection on your payments with no subscription or hidden costs.

You only pay a fee for transacting.

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Designed with high-value transactions in mind

That's all your once-in-a-lifetime and got to have it payments covered.

Perfect for buying or selling secondhand, or if you’re offering your services and want to know you’ll get paid when you’ve delivered.

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Protecting both sides of the transaction

We’re here to take care of both the buyer and the seller in a transaction.

Money is held securely until both parties in the transaction agree to release it. We don't expect problems, but if it does happen, you’re supported by our mediation service.

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When can you use Shieldpay?

Shieldpay can be used for any payment where you want extra peace of mind. Here’s a few of the ways our customers love to use the service.

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Go secondhand

From tech to designer labels to furniture

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Cars and bikes

Driveway sales made simple with Shieldpay on your side

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Holiday rentals

Ensure the dream holiday becomes reality

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Luxury goods

From jewellery to designer goods

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Trade and freelancers

Money held up front while the job's done

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Fan-to-fan tickets

A great way to prove tickets are genuine

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.

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Are you a small business?

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Our solutions for small businesses help you to get paid for the goods and services you provide, on time and as agreed.

Giving you visibility on the payment throughout the transaction, compliance checks ensure you know who you’re really trading with.

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What does it cost?

A small fee for peace of mind, we charge according to the value of your payment. No hidden set-up costs or subscriptions, you only pay when you transact.

For individuals

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

For businesses

Looking for business pricing?
We tailor our pricing to your needs.

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

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Shieldpay fees

Transaction value Cost per transaction
Up to £100 £3
£100.01 - £1,000 2.5%
£1,000.01 - £5,000 2.0%
£5,000.01 - £50,000 1.5%
£50,000+ Get in touch

Looking for business pricing?
Get in touch for a quote.

Shieldpay fees

Transaction value Cost per transaction
Up to $100 $3
$100.01 - $1,000 3%
$1,000.01 - $5,000 2.5%
$5,000.01 - $50,000 2.0%
$50,000+ Get in touch

Looking for business pricing?
Get in touch for a quote.

Shieldpay fees

Transaction value Cost per transaction
Up to €100 €3
€100.01 - €1,000 2.5%
€1,000.01 - €5,000 2.0%
€5,000.01 - €50,000 1.5%
€50,000+ Get in touch

Looking for business pricing?
Get in touch for a quote.

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