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How to Add Your Debit Card to a Digital Wallet

Fast, convenient and secure, mobile payments are a popular way to make purchases both online and in-store. And in just a few quick steps, you can add your debit card to a digital wallet to make it even easier to pay on-the-go.

*Note that images and user screens displayed are for illustrative purposes only, appearance will differ based on the device you are using and your financial institution.

Before you begin, you’ll need:

  • A Canadian bank account with a participating financial institution
  • A debit card associated with your bank account
  • A mobile device with a digital wallet
  • An account with a mobile wallet service such as Apple Pay or Google Pay

Here’s what to do:

  1. Open your digital wallet app.

  2. Image of digital wallet on a mobile device
  3. Navigate to the button to add a card to your wallet.

  4. Image of button to add digital wallet on a mobile device
  5. If there are multiple options of which type of card to add to your wallet, select the option that includes a debit card.

  6. Image of prompt to select debit card to add to digital wallet on a mobile device
  7.  Select the option to add a new debit card.

  8. Image of prompt to add debit card to add to digital wallet on a mobile device
  9. Fill out your card details as instructed.

    You may be given the option to take a photo of your card or to manually input your card details.

  10. Image of prompt to add card detail on a mobile device
  11. Once you have confirmed the details of the card, press save to finish the process.

    You may be asked to verify your payment card with your financial institution by email, text, phone, temporary deposit, or through your banking app. Select which option you prefer and follow the instructions.

  12. Image of prompt to save card detail on a mobile device

Now that you have your debit card loaded into your digital wallet, learn how to use it with Interac Debit.

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