Fees and Charges

Everything you need to know about the Fees and Charges which may apply to your account.

KBC Current Account Fees and Charges

KBC Current Account Fees and Charges booklet (pdf, 66 KB)
 

Fee Information Document

Below you will find the Fee Information Document for your account type. This document informs you about the fees for using the main services linked to your payment account.

Fees may also apply for using services linked to the account, which are not listed here. Full information is available in the KBC Current Account Fees and Charges booklet.

Standard Current Account FID (pdf, 260 KB)
Extra Current Account FID (pdf, 261 KB)
Student Current Account FID (pdf, 260 KB)
Teen Current Acount FID (pdf, 260 KB)
Basic Current Account FID (pdf, 260 KB)
Current Account Plus FID (pdf, 261 KB)

Standardised Terms

The Glossary of Standardised Terms below explains the fees outlined in the Fee Information Document.

Glossary of Standardised Terms

 Payment Account Services list (term) Payment Account Services list (definition)
Maintaining the account The account provider operates the account for use by the customer.
Cash withdrawal The customer takes cash out of the customer’s account.
Cheque lodgement The customer lodges a cheque to an account.
Using a debit card for purchases in euro The customer uses the customer’s debit card to make a payment in euro.
Using a debit card for purchases in foreign currency The customer uses the customer’s debit card to make a payment in foreign currency.
Credit transfer The account provider transfers money, on the instruction of the customer, from the customer’s account to another account.
Standing order The account provider makes regular transfers, on the instruction of the customer, of a fixed amount of money from the customer’s account to another account.
Direct debit The customer permits someone else (recipient) to instruct the account provider to transfer money from the customer’s account to that recipient. The account provider then transfers money to the recipient on a date or dates agreed by the customer and the recipient. The amount may vary.
Overdraft The account provider and the customer agree in advance that the customer may borrow money when there is no money left in the account. The agreement determines a maximum amount that can be borrowed, and whether fees and interest will be charged to the customer.
Unauthorised overdraft The customer’s account is overdrawn in excess of an authorised overdraft limit or where no authorised overdraft limit has been agreed.
Referral item Cheques, withdrawals, direct debits and standing orders are presented for payment on the customer’s account and, when paid, place the customer’s account in an unauthorised overdraft position.
Unpaid item Cheques, direct debits or standing orders, presented for payment on the customer’s account, are returned unpaid because of insufficient balance on the customer’s account.
Cash lodgement

The customer puts cash into the customer’s account.
Note: KBC does not offer this service.

Provision of a cheque book

The account provider provides a facility which allows the customer to direct the account provider to pay a stated sum from the customer’s account.
Note: KBC does not offer this service.

                                                           

Credit Cards

Credit Card Fees and Charges (pdf, 80KB)

Schedule of Fees and Charges

Making and Receiving Payments

Fee/Charge

Money desk/Swift transfers

€25.40

Cheques Issued

€3.17

Third Party payment by cheques

€12.70

Giro Payments (per book)

€6.35

Property insurance premium collection

€1.00

Credit transfer drawdown

€31.50

Direct Debit collection

€4.40

Foreign exchange facilities

N/A

Providing and Granting Credit

Fee/Charge

Arrangement Fee

Nil to 0.5% of loan amount

Valuation/ Asset Inspection

€126.97 Valuation fee may rise to a maximum of €253.00 or actual costs.

Revaluation (incl. stage valuations)

€126.50 or actual costs

Amend letter of offer

€63.00

Mortgage indemnity guarantee charges

€12.70 + govt duty

Mortgage indemnity guarantee fee

5.00% on loan balance in excess of 70% LTV

Administration charge

€101.50

Negotiation fee

1.50%

Surcharge interest in respect of arrears on a credit agreement or loan

Nil to 5.00% over the interest rate quoted in the facility / offer letter per annum or Nil to 2.00% per month (or part thereof) on overdue balances

Maintaining and Administrating transactions

Fee/Charge

Change product fee and government stamping fee

Nil to €38.00 + €12.70

Mortgage deeds sealing or partial release fee

€38.00

Break funding fee / early settlement

Formula based

Duplicate statements

€2.54 per page

Duplicate certificates

€6.35 each

Reschedule fee

€0.50% (min €126.50)

Secondary rental

Lesser of 5% cash or one instalment

Leased asset disposal

€126.50 (based on asset cost)

Any Other Service

 

Administration charges

€31.74 per hour

Copy of legal papers

€6.35 per item (max €38.00)

Duplicate statement / invoice

Nil to €12.70

Alterations to mortgage product (inc rate)

€38.00

Processing of updated property insurance details

€30.00

Processing of updated life assurance details

€30.00

Alteration to title deeds / transfer of equity

Nil to €63.00

Release of deeds on accountable trust receipts

Nil to €38.00

Audit cert

Nil to €31.50

Early Encashment fee in relation to Structured Deposits

Formula based (to include an administration fee of up to 1% of investment sum up to a maximum of €1,000)

Arrears

 

Processing unpaid instalment

Nil to €19.00

Call out charge concerning unpaid instalments

Nil to €31.50

Summons servicing fee

Nil to €19.00

Possession order serving

Nil to €19.00

Letters re outstanding instalments

Nil to €12.70

Legal proceedings administration charge

Nil to €317.00

Repossession / legal costs

Actual costs

Day to Day Banking Fees

Fee/Charge

Euro Cash Withdrawals [ATM]

€0.30

Cheque Lodgement Processing Fee

€0.30

Payment Fees

Amount

KBC Cheque Issuing 

€3.17 per cheque

Non - Euro Transactions

Rate%

Cash Withdrawal Fee [ATM]

3.50% (min €3.17,max €11.43)

Using a debit card for purchases in foreign currency (POS)

1.75%(min €0.46, max €11.43)

Fees for Non Payment

Amount

Unpaid Item Lodged Cheque

€5.00

Referral Item Fee

€5.00 per item capped at €20 daily

Stop Payment Instuction

€5.00

Unpaid Item Direct Debit

€10.00

Unpaid Item Standing Order

€10.00

Overdraft Fees & Rates

 

Debit Interest Rate on authorised overdraft

13.50%

Surcharge Debit Interest Rate on unauthorised overdraft

8.00%

Overdraft Setup Fee

€25.00

Overdraft Renewal

€25.00

Additional Banking Charges

Amount

Debit Card Replacement

€6.00

Replacement of Digital Key

€10.00

Duplicate Statement

€2.54 per page

Duplicate Certificate of Interest

€6.35 each

Maintaining the account Fee

€6.00

Credit Card fees and charges

Amount

Over Limit

€7.00

Unpaid Item (Returned Payment)

€7.00

Late Payment

€7.00

Cheque Processing

€1.00

Duplicate Statement

€5.00

Credit Card Replacement

€6.00

Replacement of Digital Key

€10.00

Transaction Fees

Rate % / Fee

Cash Withdrawal Fee (within Eurozone)

1.5% (minimum of €1.90)

Currency Conversion Fees (CCF)

2%

Non Euro Cash Withdrawal

1.5% (min. of €1.90) plus 2% CCF fees as outlined above

Interest Rates

Amount

Purchase rate

14%

Balance transfer rate

0% for the first 6 months, moving to the Purchase rate thereafter

APR

18.25%

Cash withdrawal

20%

Effective from 1st May 2014

Quarterly Charging Periods

Account Transaction Fees are calculated on a quarterly basis and debited from your account in respect of the previous 3 month period. Quarterly charging periods are scheduled as follows (dates are inclusive);

  • Quarter 1: 1st January - 31st March
  • Quarter 2: 1st April - 30th June
  • Quarter 3: 1st July -  30th September
  • Quarter 4: 1st October - 31st December
Where total transaction charges exceed €10 in any fee quarter, details of any transaction fees charged to your account will be confirmed to you in a Fee Advice Letter approximately 10 business days before they are deducted from your account.

Overdraft interest rates are variable and subject to change. Overdraft set up fee is charges upon activation of overdraft facility . Please refer to our Fees and Charges booklet (pdf, 66 KB) for a full description of fees and charges relating to your KBC Current Account.

Note

Please note, in line with the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (“CCMA”), KBC Bank Ireland will not impose any charges and/or surcharge interest on arrears arising on a mortgage account in arrears to which the CCMA applies.

Queries and Complaints

If you are unhappy about any aspect of the service you have received please contact the Client Services Manager, KBC Bank Ireland plc, Sandwith St, Dublin 2.

If your complaint is not dealt with to your satisfaction you may contact the Financial Services Ombudsman Bureau, Third Floor, Lincon House, Lincon Place, Dublin 2. LoCall 1890882090 Telephone – 01 -6620899