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Visa Debit Card

Postby Ian1980 » Thu 26 Mar 2009 14:35 GMT

I have been living in Malta for 10 months. I have had a bank account with BOV for the last 6 months. I have a Maltese ID card and have a permanent job here with a fixed income. I asked at the bank yesterday if I could exchange my cashlink for a cashlink debit visa. I was told that as I am not a Maltese citizen I won't be allowed to have one. I was told the same when I called the call centre. Is this correct? I would like to be able to use the card to make payments over the internet for flights, ebay etc. Has anybody had a similar problem? I intend to stay here and it's a hassle to transfer money into my UK account and also expensive!
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Postby gozomark » Thu 26 Mar 2009 18:24 GMT

do you have a residency permit ? If so, I'd have thought they couldn't discriminate against a non-Maltese EU citizen in that way
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Postby Ian1980 » Thu 26 Mar 2009 18:59 GMT

I have a work permit. I don't know anything about residency permits?? Can you advise me further. Thanks
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