G2A PAY Restricted
& Prohibited list

Unfortunately, not all businesses can be integrated with G2A PAY services due to legislation, regulation, network rules or requirements from our providers. We are transparent in this respect, so please have a look at our list of business categories and practices below, to make sure we can be of service:


Airlines, Cruises/Bus lines

Alcohol Prohibited business

Animals & Wildlife

Any Blizzard In Game item (ex: Wow Gold, WoW leveling services etc.) (we can do WoW Time Cards)

Associated with purchases of annuities or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or transactions to finance or refinance debts funded by a credit card

Associated with the sale of traveler’s checks or money orders



Business models offering deleting of data/info from the internet or personal files


Charity merchants, and non-profit organizations

Check cashing businesses, cash delivery services

Collection Agencies

Copyright infringing / circumventing hard- and software (including modchips, cheat codes, game emulators, boot disks and devices etc.)

Counterfeit / Replica products, Any type of goods or services that infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party in an any way (physically, electronically….)

Credit Card / Personal Credit / ID Theft protection services / Remote technical, desktop support and repairs / Claim services of Payment Protection Insurance

Credit Repair Companies


Crude oil

Currency Exchange/FOREX Trading/crypto-currency, remittance

Currency seller & prepaids like Bitcoins, PaySafeCard etc.

Cyber Lockers


Dating Services

Debt collections / Collection Agencies

Direct Marketing, Telemarketing

Drugs, drug paraphernalia (e.g. illegal and controlled by US) and drug test circumvention aids


Electronic and Surveillance Equipment

Escort services

Extended Warranty Companies (i.e. automotive of appliances)

File sharing services

Financial Aid / Scholarships / Grants

Financial instruments

Fine Jewelry Sales (Precious Stones/Metals Used, Gold bars, legal ones, certified), precious metals and stones

Firearms / Weapon seller / Merchants: Main Firearm Components, Ammunition and Accessories, Knives

Fireworks and hazardous materials

Flight / Airline / Rail / bus tickets



Gaming with payouts, and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to casino games, sports betting, horse or greyhound racing, lottery tickets, other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill (whatever or not legally defined as gambling) and sweepstakes, if the operator and customers are located exclusively in jurisdictions where such activities are permitted by law.

Government documents, IDs, Licenses, and police and military related items (such as uniforms, badges, lightnings and sirens etc.)


Hotels, travels - booking websites

Human remains and body parts


Insurance companies

Investment scheme

Involve the sales of products or services identified by government agencies to have a high likelihood of being fraudulent

Items Encouraging Illegal Activity

Items or downloads infringe or violate copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction

Items promote hatred, racism, religious persecution or contain offensive content

Items that are considered obscene


Loan Modification


Manual Cash / Cash Advance

Material which incites violence, hatred, racism, bestiality or which is considered obscene

Miracle Cures

MLM (Multi-Level Marketing) merchant

Mobile phone unlocking services


Outbound Telemarketing companies involved with chain letters, Fortune tellers & chain letters


Pawn shops

Penny auctions / Bidding fee auction

Pornography, adult material

Prescription drugs, Drugs and drug paraphernalia, US controlled and illegal substances

Prescription drugs, legal ones

Prescription veterinary products and drugs, such as Sentinel, Revolution, Heartgard, Interceptor,

private investigators services

property with removed serial numbers

Protected Cultural Items and Artefacts

Provide certain credit repair or debt settlement services, credit transactions or insurance activities.

Pyramid or Ponzi scheme, matrix program and other "get rich quick" schemes


Quasi Cash


Revenue stamps, postage stamps


Satellite and TV channels descramblers, illegal streaming of tv shows, sport events, television etc.

Selling stocks, bonds, securities

Sexually oriented materials or services (adult)

sites that show the personal information of third parties (i.e. image, name, or signature)

Skill games merchants (US region only) – for a skill games merchant, the customer (acquirer) must submit the registration request to MasterCard by sending an e-mail to Internat_Gambling@mastercard.com. MasterCard will add each approved registration to the MRP system on the Customer’s behalf, until further notice.

Social Media Boosting services, buying fans, likes subscribers etc.

SPAM services

Stolen goods including digital and virtual goods

supply of dietary supplements and alternative health products


Telecommunication industry - prepaid cards

Time sharing

Tobacco products


Unauthorized resellers (IT, Computers)

Used cosmetics


Voucher merchants


Weapon seller / Merchants: Firearms / Main Firearm Components / Ammunition and Accessories, Knives, Stunt guns

Weapons replicas

Business Model Clarification