Skrill (formerly known as Moneybookers) is a British electronic payment, storage and money transfer system that is operated by Skrill Group, which is owned by Optimal Payments Plc. Skrill was was founded as Moneybookers in 2001 and by its functionality is a competitor of other popular payment system PayPal. Like PayPal, Skrill does not offer any electronic currency, but the account balance can be uploaded and is estimated in the normal cash units.

Since September 2011, Moneybookers changed its image name to Skrill, finishing the progress procedure by 2013.

In 2015, Skrill Group has been bought from CVC Capital Partners by Optimal Payments Plc, the proprietor of Neteller payment framework.

Skrill requires compulsory record proprietor check, which should be possible through affirming the Visa, the ledger or the physical location. Each of the three techniques can be utilized together to build the exchange furthest reaches that are dynamic for all clients.

Skrill charges expenses for sending the assets, which is typically very helpful for the dealers and suppliers of the different paid on-line administrations.

Skrill is less popular in the world than PayPal or WebMoney, but is a convenient electronic payment system to use with the Forex brokers. It is a secure payment system that is not anonymous and complies with the British anti-fraud laws. Unlike PayPal, Skrill is fully available to the residents of nearly all countries in the world, making it potentially more widespread system.

Here is the short list of the Forex brokers that accept Skrill:

  • FxGlory
  • FXTM
  • RoboForex
  • AvaTrade