On Saturday April 3rd Republic Bank launched the exclusive vertical MasterCard black credit card at a private cocktail event held at Prime Restaurant. The hand selected attendees were presented with the card and had an opportunity to sign up on the spot. The prestigious vertical Mastercard Black credit card is the latest exciting addition to the suite of credit cards being offered by Republic Bank. The pan-regional bank made the announcement in partnership with the global technology company in the payments industry, Mastercard. 

The launch of the Mastercard Black credit card marks a significant milestone for Republic Bank (BVI). This card now stands as the most premium offering within the Bank’s suite of credit card products, embodying Mastercard’s decades of experience and its renowned standards of quality, reliability, security, and privacy within the digital payment ecosystem.

“As the Caribbean’s premier financial services institution, renowned for tailoring solutions to each of our customer segments, Republic Bank is thrilled to debut the Mastercard Black credit card,” remarked Marion Blyden, Managing Director of Republic Bank British Virgin Islands. She continued, “offering a credit card of this status is a first for Republic Bank (BVI) and symbolizes our ongoing dedication to ensuring unparalleled service experiences for our clients”.

Distinguished by its unique vertical design, the Mastercard Black credit card provides a plethora of elite travel benefits tailored to meet the needs of a worldly and sophisticated clientele who are accustomed to an exceptional level of service and convenience. In addition to all the benefits of a standard credit card, as well as quarterly cashback rewards, Republic Bank Mastercard Black cardholders can look forward to enjoying additional advantages that include:

  • Purchase protection to safeguard purchases against theft, damage, or loss.
  • MasterRental offers car rentals to provide added convenience during travel.
  • Trip inconvenience coverage to help reimburse expenses incurred due to travel disruptions.
  • MasterAssist Black for comprehensive travel assistance that includes medical and legal referrals.
  • Luggage protection that provides compensation for lost or delayed luggage.

“Our customers expect and deserve seamless payment experiences and impeccable services at their fingertips, allowingthem to do more of what they love. The launch of our new Black credit card with Republic Bank fulfills that goal, by providing our cardholders with a suite of exclusive benefits that will enhance their sophisticated lifestyles and guarantee them safe and secure transactions every time,”.

The Republic Bank Mastercard® Black credit card is currently available and persons who meet the criteria will be eligible to apply for this card. For more information or to apply for this card, interested persons can visit the website at or contact their Client Relationship Manager or Sales Officer.