The virtual Shakepay Visa* Prepaid Card will allow you to shop online from your phone with Apple and Google Pay, or in-store anywhere Visa* is accepted. Your spending comes directly from your Shakepay Canadian dollar balance. Top up your balance by funding your Shakepay account with an Interac e-Transfer!
You can also view our cardholder agreement.
What is the Shakepay Card?
The Shakepay Card is a Visa* Prepaid card that allows you to spend your Canadian dollar balance with Visa-accepting merchants.
Before you can spend from your Shakepay account dollar balance, you’ll need to top up your Shakepay account with an Interac e-Transfer!
Where can I use my Shakepay Card?
The virtual Shakepay Card can be used anywhere Apple and Google Pay are supported and at online merchants who accept prepaid cards. That includes merchants in Canada and internationally. Please note that pre-authorized debit transactions are not available for the Shakepay Card.
Please note you cannot pay bills directly using your Shakepay account but many payee’s will accept the Shakepay Card details in order to make a payment.
Does Shakepay support international customers?
Shakepay accounts and the Shakepay Card are only available to Canadian residents.
Will I get a physical Shakepay Card?
The Shakepay Card is only released as a virtual card at this time. The virtual card can be used with any Visa-accepting merchant where Apple and Google Pay are supported. Any further announcements will be added to our blog.
Can I use the Shakepay Card for online purchases?
Yes, your Shakepay Card can be used at any online store that supports Apple Pay, Google pay, or accepts prepaid Visa*
You can make purchases using your card details. Your card details can be found on the card tab by swiping the card image and verifying your identity with Device unlock.
Does the Shakepay Card affect my credit score?
No, it does not.
Using the Shakepay Card will not impact your credit score. The Shakepay Card is a reloadable Visa* Prepaid card which means you can only spend funds that were loaded to your Shakepay dollar balance. The Shakepay Card does not permit customers to spend dollars on credit.
Does the Shakepay Card expire?
The Shakepay Card does have an expiration date. You can find out when your card expires by navigating to the card tab, swiping the card image and verifying your identity using biometrics. If your Shakepay card is expired, all you need to do is cancel the card and sign-up for a new one.
Can I use the Shakepay Card outside of Canada?
Yes, you can use your Shakepay Card to make purchases outside of Canada at any in-store or online merchant that supports Apple Pay or Google Pay.
*Trademark of Visa International Service Association and used under licence by Peoples Trust Company. Shakepay Visa prepaid card is issued by Peoples Trust Company pursuant to licence by Visa Int.
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