Usage Guide

How-to use ShadowFi prepaid cards

ShadowFi Card Usage Guide

ShadowFi cards are Prepaid Visa Credit Cards.


ShadowFi card value is displayed in USD.
ShadowFi cards will automatically convert to local currencies at point of sale at a rate in line with interbank exchange rates.


Enter your card details including CVV and expiration date per usual.
Card Number: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX EXP. Date: 01/1999 CVV: 123

Billing Address

If a billing address is required, enter any name and any real address. We recommend using a US-based address if you receive checkout issues.
Name on Card: John Smith Billing Address: 721 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10022

Vendor Acceptance

Vendor must accept Prepaid Credit Cards.
Acceptance rates vary from vendor to vendor depending on which verification systems they require. Most major vendors (Amazon, Alibaba, etc.) are accepted.
Over 40 million retailers worldwide are accepted.

Country Acceptance

Country must accept Prepaid Credit Cards that were issued from outside the country. India and Singapore have strict payment processing rules and acceptance is not guaranteed in these countries.
Country must not be sanctioned by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). More information about OFAC can be found on the U.S. Treasury Department's website.

Purchase Limits

Gift Cards - Do not buy any gift card with any prepaid card (including ShadowFi cards)
Debt - Prepaid cards (including ShadowFi cards) cannot be used to pay debt

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