Local payment system ArCa ArCa card

ArCa card

Local payment system ArCa

  • Annual service fee
    1 500 AMD
  • Currency
    AMD, USD
  • Annual % on the positive balance
    0%

ArCa Classic cards are provided to individuals – resident and non residents. You can receive the card within two business days after submitting the application. Card account is opened for free.
Any physical person above 14 (fourteen), who uses payment card issued by the Bank or applied to the Bank to receive the card can be a cardholder of the Bank.

The page was updated 04.06.2018 09:14

ArCa cards 

Local payment card system ArCa   
   

Debit or credit cards ArCa are for physical persons, residents and non-residents.  

The card is issued within 3-5 business days after submitting application and signing service agreement. The card is activated and may be used by the client as soon as it is provided to the client.
The client is also given an envelope with special PIN code inside. The PIN code must be used by the client only, who must keep the PIN code inaccessible for the third parties. The PIN code is recommended to keep away from the card. 

Cards are valid for 2 years. Provided that the Bank doesn’t receive written application from the cardholder to terminate the maintenance of the card within 30 days prior to the termination of its validity, the Bank shall re-issue the card for another 2 years. Card account currency is Armenian drams. 

Exchange rate set by the Bank will be applied for transactions denominated in foreign currency (if the currency of the card account is different from the currency of the transaction) 

When disclosing discrepancies in the transactions related with the account the client may appeal to the Bank within 15 days period after receiving the account statement. The statement is considered accepted by the Bank if no appeal has been received within the mentioned period. The appeal is provided to the Bank in the form of written application. The Bank proceeds the appeal received in due time, by performing actions adopted by the international ArCa payment system. 

The client must inform the Bank and/or the processing center Armenian Card by phone on lost card within the possible shortest period or visit the Head office or any branch of the Bank having passport by. Operations through the card will be immediately suspended when getting notice on losing the card. The client must visit the Bank within 5 days after suspending the card and submit written application, on the basis of which the Bank should within 2 business days provide the client new card


Issue and service rates

Services

ArCa Classic

Issuance of cards within 2-5 business days

Free 

Service fee for express issuance (within one business day)

5 000 Armenian drams

Card account opening

Free 

Annual service fee for the card account

1 500 Armenian drams

Re-issuance of expired card


Free 

Minimum balance

-

Issue of additional card  

Free 

Annual service fee for the additional card

1 000 Armenian drams

Issue of duplicate card against damaged one, for the same validity period

1 000 Armenian drams

Card blocking

Free 

Card unblocking  

1 000 Armenian drams

Issue of the duplicate card in case of loss, theft of the card or PIN code for the same validity period.

1 000 Armenian drams

Providing monthly statement from the card account at the Bank, through post or e-mail.

Free

Providing additional statement from the card account at the Bank, through post or e-mail. 

500 Armenian drams

Activation of SMS services

Free

Fee for each SMS

Free

Free

Free

Express Cash deposit  

5 000 Armenian drams

Cashing fee (through ATMs and cashing points of the Bank).

0.2%

Cashing fee (through ATMs and cashing points of other banks).

0.8%

Cashing fee (withdrawal of funds at the Bank from card account without the card)

0.5%

Card to card transfer via internet (both cards issued by the Bank).

0.5%

Card to card transfer via internet (both cards issued by the Bank).

0.5%

Non-cash transactions fee.

Free

Daily withdrawal limit.

300 000 Armenian drams

Fee for temporary change of the set limit.

1 000 Armenian drams

Annual simple interest rate, calculated with regard to the positive balance of the card account (annual simple interest rate set by the Bank for demand deposits).

0%

* Issuance and service rates for salary cards are negotiated with the organizations on independent contractual basis.  
Grace period to repay the used credit facilities is 15 days from the day of using. Full repayment of used credit facilities and interest accrued thereon must be done in 45 days from the day of using. In case of failure to  repay the used facilities within the grace period the interest will be calculated from the date of using the funds till the day of actual repayment.
The Bank has the right to change the size of interest for facilities available on the account upon giving 15 days prior notice to the card holder.
The Bank acts as a tax agent and has the right to calculate and pay tax on income (10%) from the interest received for facilities available on the account.
Any disputes between the Parties shall be resolved through negotiations.
Disputes between the Parties may be resolved by the Financial System Mediator (in accordance with the RA Law On Financial system mediator) or in Arbitrage (in order, set by the RA “On commercial arbitrage”). 


The page was updated 27.04.2018 10:16
The following documents should be presented to the Bank to get ArCa card:

  • ID document

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  • Social card
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The page was updated 22.11.2017 16:47
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