Prohibited Countries List



You are not permitted to use your card in a prohibited country. Any attempted ATM or point-of-sale transactions with your card will be declined in any of the countries listed below. MetaBank’s prohibited countries include:

Meta’s prohibited countries include:

  • Albania
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Cuba
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Kosovo
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia (Former Regime of Charles Taylor)
  • Libya
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Serbia
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tanzania
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

In abiding by these prohibitions, you are partnering with MetaBank in its commitment to fight fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing. We comply with sanctions put in place by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), an agency of the U.S. Department of the Treasury that administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals. We continue to review guidance provided to us by OFAC, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other reputable industry and internal sources regarding sanctioned and prohibited countries. FATF is the global, standard-setting body for anti-money laundering and combating terrorism.