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Banks that let you use Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay lets you make contactless, tap and go payments without your debit or credit card

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 PaySamsung Pay
1st Choice SavingsNo
Access Credit UnionNoNo
Affinity Credit UnionNo
American ExpressNoNo
Assiniboine Credit UnionNoNo
ATB FinancialNoNo
Bank of America Corporate cardsNo
Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Commercial CardsNo
Bank of Montreal (Interac debit cards, Mastercard credit cards)No
Brim FinancialNoNo
Cambrian Credit UnionNoNo
Canadian Tire (Mastercard credit cards)No
Chinook FinancialNoNo
CIBC (Interac debit cards, Mastercard and Visa credit cards)NoNo
Coast Capital Savings Credit UnionNo
Collabria Financial Services, IncNo
Conexus Credit UnionNoNo
Copperfin Credit UnionNoNo
Cornerstone Credit UnionNo
Enderby & District Financial, a division of First West Credit UnionNo
Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit UnionNoNo
First Calgary FinancialNoNo
Foam Lake Savings & Credit UnionNo
Fusion Credit UnionNo
HSBC (Mastercard credit cards)No
Innovation Credit UnionNo
Interior Savings Credit UnionNoNo
Island Savings, a division of First West Credit UnionNoNo
Kingston Community Credit UnionNoNo
Libro Credit UnionNoNo
Luseland Credit UnionNoNo
Macklin Credit UnionNo
Mainstreet Credit UnionNoNo
Mountain View FinancialNoNo
National Bank of CanadaNo
PenFinancial Credit UnionNoNo
President’s Choice (Mastercard credit cards)No
Prospera Credit UnionNoNo
RBC – Royal Bank of Canada (Interac debit cards, Visa credit and prepaid cards)NoNo
Servus Credit UnionNoNo
Simplii FinancialNo
Steinbach Credit UnionNoNo
Synergy Credit UnionNoNo
Tandia Credit UnionNoNo
TD (Interac debit cards, Visa credit cards)No
Unity Credit UnionNo
Valley First – Enderby, a division of First West Credit UnionNoNo
Westminster Savings Credit UnionNoNo

*The information presented in this table is accurate as of May 20, 2020.

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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:

    1. Open Samsung Pay on your mobile device.
    2. Tap Menu in the top left corner of the screen and select Cards.
    3. Tap Add cards.
    4. Enter your card number, cardholder name, expiry date and the three-digit security code found on the back of your card.
    5. Tap Next.
    6. Enter any additional identity verification information required by your debit or credit card provider.
    7. Review your debit or credit card’s terms and conditions.
    8. Select your preferred method of verification.
  1. Enter the verification code you receive.
  2. Sign your signature in the box provided.
  3. Tap Save and Done.

Compare accounts compatible with Samsung Pay

See some of the banks that offer Samsung Pay in the table below.

Name Product Interest Rate Account Fee Debit Transactions Interac e-Transfer Transactions
Scotiabank Basic Bank Account
$3.95 per month
12 free per month
With a low monthly account fee, you can earn points toward the Scene+ rewards program.
Scotiabank Ultimate Package
$30.95 per month ($0 if requirements met)
Earn up to $350 in benefits and savings. Plus, for a limited time, earn up to 0.60% on your MomentumPLUS Savings Account. Valid until February 28, 2022
Scotiabank Basic Plus Bank Account
$11.95 per month ($0 if requirements met)
25 free per month
Pay no monthly account fee by maintaining a minimum daily closing balance of $3,000 for the entire month.
Scotiabank Student Banking Advantage Plan
Open an account and earn $60 plus a chance to win $30,000. Terms apply. Apply by January 31, 2022.
Scotiabank Preferred Package
$16.95 per month ($0 if requirements met)
For a limited time, earn a $300 welcome bonus and up to 0.55% interest on your MomentumPLUS Savings Account. Valid until February 28, 2022

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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

Bottom line

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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