Prohibited Countries, Products & Services

Prohibited Countries/Jurisdictions

Solid will not originate accounts, send/receive payments or issue cards to persons or businesses from the countries/jurisdictions below:

  • Albania
  • Balkans
  • Belarus
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Cuba
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Russian Federation
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan and Darfur
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine including Luhansk and Donetsk
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

High/Medium Risk Countries/Jurisdictions

Solid will require enhanced due diligence (EDD), to originate accounts, send/receive payments or issue cards to persons or businesses from the countries/jurisdictions below:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Cayman Islands
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Cyprus
  • Ecuador
  • Gaza
  • Ghana
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti 
  • Hong Kong
  • Jamaica
  • Jordon
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  • Liberia
  • Macau
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Republic of South Africa (RSA)
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uganda
  • West Bank
  • Western Sahara

Prohibited Products & Services

Solid will not originate accounts, send/receive payments or issue cards to persons or businesses that offer the below products and/or services related to the below categories including those deemed Illegal by any level of Government:

  • Adult Entertainment Businesses
  • Aircraft Dealers
  • Bearer Shares
  • Cannabis Oil/Products
  • Choice of Law
  • Currency Exchange Businesses
  • e-cigarette Sales
  • e-liquid Sales Sales
  • Encounter Groups/Clubs
  • Escort Services
  • Firearms & Ammunition Sales
  • Fireworks Sales
  • Gambling Establishments Express/Discover
  • Marijuana or illicit Drugs
  • Massage Parlors (not associated with salons/chiropractic care)
  • Multiple Level Sales
  • Nested MSBs/Nested Money Transmitters
  • Nested Payment Processors
  • Offshore Businesses
  • Online Dating Services
  • Products/services deemed illegal by any level of government
  • Pseudo Products
  • Pyramid Schemes
  • Shell Corporations
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Tax Anticipation Programs
  • Tobacco Sales
  • Transaction Types prohibited by Visa
  • Tribal
  • Unfair, Predatory, or Deceptive Practices/Goods
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