<p>> Membership fees and courses can now be paid securely over the web</p>

<p>2nd February 2009 – NEOVIA Financial Plc (LSE: NEO), the independent global online payments business, has been chosen by The Federation of Holistic Therapists to provide online payment services.</p>

<p>The Federation of Holistic Therapists is the largest multi-disciplinary therapy professional body in the UK, which has represented holistic, sport and beauty therapists for over 45 years. It provides training courses professional development programmes, and enforces high standards of its paying members. </p>

<p>From its NETELLER Payment Suite, NEOVIA will be providing two products. Firstly the NETBANX Gateway will accept card and non card payments online. Additionally, The Federation of Holistic Therapists will be using NEOVIA’s recently launched Paperless Direct Debit service, which provides a simplified, speedy and cost effective process to set up regular payments. This means that therapists can now pay for their membership or courses securely via the internet by either paying directly from their bank account or by direct debit.</p>

<p>Dan Starr, Executive Vice President of the Merchant Services division said: “This win demonstrates that we are giving our customers more choice and flexibility, while improving the efficiency of online commerce”.</p>

<p>More information on The Federation of Holistic Therapists is available at <a href="http://www.fht.org.uk">http://www.fht.org.uk</a></p&gt;

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<p>Andrew Gilchrist
<br />VP – Communications, NEOVIA Financial Plc
<br />Tel: +44 (0) 1624 698713
<br />Email: <a href="mailto:investorrelations@neovia.com">investorrelations@neovia.com</a></p>

<p>Media Relations
<br />Nick Daines / Sheelagh Connelly, McEntegart Marketing
<br />Tel: +44 (0) 20 7617 7019
<br />Email: <a href="mailto:neovia@mcentegartmarketing.com">neovia@mcentegartmarketing.com</a></p>

<p>About NEOVIA Financial Plc</p>

<p>Trusted by consumers and merchants in over 160 countries to move and manage billions of dollars each year, NEOVIA Financial Plc (formerly NETELLER Plc) operates the world's leading independent online payments business. Through its Payment Suite, featuring NETELLER®, NETBANX®, Net+™ and 1-PAY™ brands, NEOVIA specialises in providing innovative and instant payment services where money transfer is difficult or risky due to identity, trust, currency exchange, or distance. Being independent has allowed NEOVIA to support thousands of retailers and merchants in many geographies and across multiple industries.</p>

<p>Subsidiary company NETELLER (UK) Limited is authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to operate as a regulated e-money issuer. For more information about NEOVIA Financial visit <a href="http://www.neovia.com">www.neovia.com</a>.</p&gt;

<p>NEOVIA Financial Plc recently changed its corporate identify from NETELLER Plc to better reflect the strength and breadth of its individual product brands. At the same time its ticker symbol changed from NLR to NEO.

Published on: 5:49AM on 2nd February 2009