Buy prepaid reloadable cards at the post office

    Ideal for travel or as a card dedicated to online shopping. Cards can be purchased at most post office locations with no credit history or banking information required for purchase.

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    Why buy a prepaid reloadable card*


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

    Easy to use

    Load the card with funds and use it right away. No credit history or banking information is required.


    Perfect for everyday use, in-store and online. Great for budgeting and managing your money while travelling.

    Which card should you choose?*

    The sale of new Visa Prepaid Reloadable cards will be temporarily discontinued as of June 1, 2021.

    Please note: October 31, 2021 is the last day funds can be loaded on the Visa Prepaid Reloadable card and remaining funds on the card must be used by December 31, 2021.  

    Please re-visit our page for updates about the new upcoming Visa card program.

    How much does it cost?^

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

    Monthly fee

    $2.80 monthly inactivity fee1 $3 monthly service fee
    Transaction fee 1.5% for domestic spend only 0%
    Purchase Reload

    Monthly fee

    Transaction fee
    Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard $15 $3 $2.80 monthly inactivity fee1 1.5% for domestic spend only
    Canada Post
    Prepaid Reloadable Visa card
    $15 $3 $3 monthly service fee 0%
    Get more information about all the fees for Mastercard Cash Passport and Prepaid Reloadable Visa card.

    How prepaid cards work

    1. Go to the post office
      Bring a valid government-issued photo ID.
    2. Load your card with funds
      • Prepaid Reloadable Visa card customers must call in to activate their card.
      • Cash Passport Prepaid Mastercard customers can load Canadian dollars and lock in their exchange rate (7 currencies available).
    3. Spend your money online or in-store
      The cards are accepted at millions of merchants worldwide and online.
    4. Keep track of your money
      Review your transactions and balance online, or use the Zenwallet app to keep track on-the-go (available in the Google Play and Apple App Stores).
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    How to reload your prepaid card

    Go to a Canada Post location near you. Bring your card or QR code to be scanned, load the card using cash or debit and access your money right away.

    Looking for more details?

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