Skrill (Moneybookers) is a global e-commerce business that allows payments to be made through the Internet. For individual users, the Skrill payment system offers an online deposit account (e-wallet) and a low-cost, internet-based alternative to traditional money transfer methods such as cheques, money ordersand wire transfers. To merchants, Skrill enables businesses to accept online payments: via major payment cards, Skrill's own online accounts & other local payment methods. The Skrill payment system is owned and operated by Skrill Limited, a UK-based company registered as a Money Service Business with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and licensed to operate within the European Union.
Skrill’s worldwide payment network offers businesses in 200 countries and territories access to 100 payment options, including credit card, debit card and bank transfer, with just one integration and contract. Skrill also offers risk management and optional chargeback protection for merchants. Today, 135,000 merchants are registered with Skrill.
Skrill operates one of the biggest online payment systems in Europe and is one of the world’s largest independent digital wallet providers to 30 million registered accounts. The Skrill Digital Wallet enables every customer to make online payments securely and easily, without disclosing personal data for each payment. Skrill also allows users to accept direct payments.