This guide features a list of Canadian banks and credit unions that offer Samsung Pay, as well as how to set it up and start using it today. It’s also worth nothing that Samsung Pay’s featured loyalty cards include Air Miles and Scene.
If your current bank doesn’t offer Samsung Pay, you can compare a range of debit and credit cards that currently do support the app.
Banks and credit unions that are compatible with Samsung Pay*
|Bank||Apple Pay||Samsung Pay|
|1st Choice Savings|
|Access Credit Union|
|Affinity Credit Union|
|Assiniboine Credit Union|
|Bank of America Corporate cards|
|Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Commercial Cards|
|Bank of Montreal (Interac debit cards, Mastercard credit cards)|
|Cambrian Credit Union|
|Canadian Tire (Mastercard credit cards)|
|CIBC (Interac debit cards, Mastercard and Visa credit cards)|
|Coast Capital Savings Credit Union|
|Collabria Financial Services, Inc|
|Conexus Credit Union|
|Copperfin Credit Union|
|Cornerstone Credit Union|
|Enderby & District Financial, a division of First West Credit Union|
|Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union|
|First Calgary Financial|
|Foam Lake Savings & Credit Union|
|Fusion Credit Union|
|HSBC (Mastercard credit cards)|
|Innovation Credit Union|
|Interior Savings Credit Union|
|Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union|
|Kingston Community Credit Union|
|Libro Credit Union|
|Luseland Credit Union|
|Macklin Credit Union|
|Mainstreet Credit Union|
|Mountain View Financial|
|National Bank of Canada|
|PenFinancial Credit Union|
|President’s Choice (Mastercard credit cards)|
|Prospera Credit Union|
|RBC – Royal Bank of Canada (Interac debit cards, Visa credit and prepaid cards)|
|Servus Credit Union|
|Steinbach Credit Union|
|Synergy Credit Union|
|Tandia Credit Union|
|TD (Interac debit cards, Visa credit cards)|
|Unity Credit Union|
|Valley First – Enderby, a division of First West Credit Union|
|Westminster Savings Credit Union|
*The information presented in this table is accurate as of May 20, 2020.
How to add a debit or credit card to Samsung Pay
To add a credit or debit card to Samsung Pay from mobile device, you’ll need to:
- Open Samsung Pay on your mobile device.
- Tap Menu in the top left corner of the screen and select Cards.
- Tap Add cards.
- Enter your card number, cardholder name, expiry date and the three-digit security code found on the back of your card.
- Tap Next.
- Enter any additional identity verification information required by your debit or credit card provider.
- Review your debit or credit card’s terms and conditions.
- Select your preferred method of verification.
- Enter the verification code you receive.
- Sign your signature in the box provided.
- Tap Save and Done.
Compare accounts compatible with Samsung Pay
See some of the banks that offer Samsung Pay in the table below.
What devices are compatible with Samsung Pay?
The following devices are compatible with Samsung Pay:
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Fold
- Galaxy S20 Series 5G
- Galaxy S10 Series
- Galaxy S9 & S9+
- Galaxy S8 & S8+
- Galaxy S7 & S7 edge
- Galaxy S6, S6 edge & S6 edge+
- Galaxy Note10 & Note10+
- Galaxy Note9
- Galaxy Note8
- Galaxy Note5
- Galaxy A71 & A51
- Galaxy A50
- Galaxy A8
- Galaxy A5
- Galaxy Watch Active2
- Galaxy Watch Active
- Galaxy Watch
- Gear S3 Frontier & Classic
- Gear Sport
Samsung Pay is fast, easy to use and allows you to leave the house with just your phone in hand and still make purchases. Just like regular contactless tap and go payments made with your debit or credit card, you don’t need to enter a PIN for transactions less than $100. Check out our guide on Samsung Pay to learn more about this popular mobile payment solution and digital wallet.
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