• personalised Chip & PIN security
  • reloadable up to £1,650 or £3,000 limit card
  • apply online in minutes
  • no ID documents required*
  • ideal for use instore and abroad
*You may be asked to supply ID documents after initial application, please see terms and conditions for more information

Buy or Upgrade the iBux Plus MasterCard® £1,650 limit Prepaid Card Now!

I already have an iBux Card and would like to upgrade

You can easily upgrade to the iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card by logging in online and selecting the ‘Upgrade’ button or by clicking on the yellow ‘Upgrade 1’ button to the right of the page.

The upgrade fee is £4.95 and you must have the available balance on your card if using this as a payment method.

If you do not have the available upgrade fee, please choose from the below payment options.

When upgrading to the iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card, you are able to move your funds from your iBux Card by logging in online (20p) or by calling Customer Care (£1)

I do not have an iBux Card but would like to buy The iBux Plus 1,650 limit Card

If you do not have an iBux Card, but would like to purchase an iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card, the cost is £7.95. You can pay using the below payment options. Click on the ‘Buy or Register’ button to the right of this page.

Payment Options:

Upgrading to The iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card

Once you have upgraded to the iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card, you can upgrade again to the iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card. This card offers you a £3,000 maximum card balance which means that this is the maximum amount that can be on the card at any given time.

Click the ‘Upgrade 2’ button to the right of this page. The upgrade fee is £5 (and an additional £1 if upgrading via Customer Care). In order to upgrade to The iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card, you will need to supply the following:

1. Confirm that you’re personally registered at your address with at least two of the following:

  • Home Landline Telephone Number
  • That you’re registered on the Electoral Roll

OR

2. Send us a copy of photo ID in your name and a proof of address.
We accept the following documents:

Photo ID – a photocopied or scanned copy from the list below:

  • The photo page of your passport
  • Your EEA Identity Card
  • Your UK photocard driving licence

Proof of address – an original document dated within the last 3 months from the list below:

  • Mortgage/bank/credit card statement
  • Evidence of entitlement to a state or local authority-funded benefit
  • Utility bill
  • Valid Vehicle Registration Certificate (copy acceptable)
  • Council tax demand (dated within the last 12 months)

If your current card is valid for 12 months, you will be sent a new card valid for 36 months. Once you have upgraded to The iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card, you will be able to choose a Pay Monthly tariff (all iBux Plus Cards are on a Pay As You Go tariff by default). Please find below fees for both tariffs:

Pay Monthly - offers the best value if making regular transactions and ATM withdrawals.

Pay As You Go - most suitable if making less than 4-5 transactions a month

  Pay Monthly Pay As You Go
Monthly fee £5.00 per card n/a
UK Purchases Free and unlimited £1.00
Overseas purchases Free and unlimited £1.00
UK ATM withdrawals 50p £1.00
Overseas ATM withdrawals £2.00 £2.00

If you would like to change to the Pay Monthly tariff, please call Customer Care on 0871 311 3025 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              0871 311 3025      end_of_the_skype_highlighting (10p/minute) and request the change. This change is free of charge, but any subsequent changes are charged at £5. Please see our fees section for all associated fees.

I want to upgrade to The iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card, but I don’t have an iBux Card or an iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card

You can only upgrade to the iBux Plus £3,000 limit Card once you have upgraded to The iBux Plus £1,650 limit Card.

MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. The Card is issued by Newcastle Building Society ("NBS") pursuant to licence by MasterCard International Inc. NBS is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority as an issuer of e-money (registration no. 156058).