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Why are some merchants restricted and what are they?

To make the Revolut Junior card as safe and secure as possible, we block merchant types which we think aren’t age-appropriate for children. For example, merchants who only sell alcohol, cigarettes and gambling products. To do this, we rely on the merchant’s registered business type (also known as an ‘MCC code’), not the actual details of what is being bought on a Revolut Junior card. This means Revolut Junior Cards are not restricted from, for example, buying alcohol at a supermarket (because the category of ‘supermarket’ is not restricted) or at a merchant with an inaccurate registered business type. If we turn a merchant off, you can’t turn it back on.

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