Fees and Charges

For Buyers


SmartCardMarket is free to sign up, post a project, receive bids from Sellers, review the Seller’s portfolio and discuss the project requirements. There are absolutely no charges for you the Buyer.

You may cancel the project from your dashboard at any time for up to seven (7) days after the project has been accepted for a full refund of your fee.

At the time of ordering a product of service, Buyers must provide funds equivalent to the total service price. Or payment terms agreed upon between the buyer and seller during reverse Auction process.

For Sellers

SmartCardMarket is free to sign up, create a profile, select product & service categories of projects you are interested in, upload a portfolio, receive project notifications, discuss project details with the Buyer, bid on projects.


For fixed price projects, if you are awarded a project, and you accept, we charge you a small project fee relative to the value of the selected bid, as an introduction fee. If you are subsequently paid more than the original bid amount, we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.

The fee for fixed price projects is negotiated on a case by case basis. Please contact info@smartcardmarket.com for more information.

Refunds as Bonus Credit

In some instances, refund of fees may be done as bonus credit. This bonus may only be used on site, and can not be withdrawn or transferred. The bonus will expire in 90 days from the date of receipt.

Membership Plans

Select from a range of membership plans to determine the fees you pay for our service. You can work on the site as either an employer or SmartCardMarket as a free member, or gain additional benefits as a paid member by upgrading to a paid plan.

Memberships will recur on either a monthly or annual basis on the anniversary of your subscription, unless cancelled. If funds are insufficient we will try to renew your membership once daily for up to 5 days, until funds are made available.

You may cancel your membership at anytime from the membership upgrade page, which will cease billing at the end of your subscription period without additional costs.

Other Fees Taxes


User Agreement

The fees and charges summarized on this page are governed by the terms of the SmartCardMarketUser Agreement and related site policies. The User Agreement includes other important terms and should be read in full. In particular section 23 of the User Agreement specifies the consequences of termination for violations of the User Agreement. Those consequences can include fines for damages that SmartCardMarket will sustain as a result of actions that breach the User Agreement.

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