Credit Card Charges

Credit card charges are applicable on several occasions, starting from application to renewal. Check out the list of charges applicable on your credit card.

Applicable Charges on Credit Card:

1. Joining fee

The joining fee is applicable when you apply for a credit card. It is a one-time, flat fee and may attract additional GST.

2. Annual fees

Annual fees are one of the credit card charges levied every year. Credit card providers collect the fees as service charges. It is also a flat fee with additional GST.

3. Late payment fee

A late payment fee is applicable when you fail to pay the minimum amount due within the grace period. It is levied on the outstanding balance and is usually calculated as a specific percentage of it plus GST.

4. Foreign transaction fee

Credit card international transaction charges are levied as foreign transaction fees or a foreign currency mark-up fees.
It is one of the credit card swipe charges applicable when you make an online or offline purchase overseas.

5. Cash withdrawal charges

Cash withdrawal charges are applicable when you use your credit card to withdraw cash from an ATM. It is usually a specific percentage levied on the withdrawn amount.

6. Over-the-limit fees

Over-the-limit fees are charged when you spend more than the sanctioned credit limit. This charge differs with the credit card providers and can also attract GST.

7. Fuel surcharge

A fuel surcharge is one of the credit card swipe machine charges levied when you purchase petrol or diesel with your card.
In addition to the above, interest is also charged on credit cards. However, it is only applicable when you delay repaying your credit card dues.

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