Use prepaid credit cards for travel and online shopping

    Don’t want to carry cash on your next trip or want to avoid giving out personal information when you shop online? Use the Canada Post Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard® while travelling for your international spending. The Canada Post Prepaid Visa card is perfect for retail and online shopping in Canada. Available for purchase at most post offices.

    How much does it cost?

    Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard Canada Post Prepaid Visa
    Purchase $15 $15
    Reload $3 $3

    Other fees

    $2.80 monthly inactivity fee1 $3 monthly service fee
    Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard Canada Post Prepaid Visa
    Purchase $15 $15
    Reload $3 $3

    Other fees

    $2.80 monthly inactivity fee1 $3 monthly service fee

    Why purchase a prepaid credit card?

    Easy to use

    Load it up with funds and use it today. No credit history or banking information is required.

    It’s secure

    Your money is safe with chip and PIN protection that aren’t linked to your bank account.

    Get peace of mind

    Unlike cash, lost or stolen cards may be replaced. Subject to terms and conditions.

    Save time

    No need to fill out billing address information for online shopping.

    Here's how they work

    Prepaid Visa

    1. Bring your valid government issued photo ID to purchase your card at a local post office. 
    2. Load up to $500 immediately and call in to activate your card. 
    3. Spend your money online or in-store. Review your transactions online and reload anytime.

    Need more details on prepaid credit cards?

    Read the terms and conditions for Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard. For more information about your Prepaid Visa card, visit MyPrepaidCard.ca.