Ensure that your Wirex account is verified
Verification is easy and only requires 2 documents. Check Wirex account verification guidelines and steps.
Select the correct ‘Add Funds’ option available for Canada
Log into your account, click 'Add Funds' and select 'Fast Bank Transfer'. Wirex does not charge a fee for this service, however, the supported bank in Canada will charge a small fee to use their infrastructure. Check bank transfer fees.
Make a direct bank transfer
On the next page, choose your country and bank, then proceed to transfer funds into your bank account as shown. Please ensure that you use the correct fund transfer details and payment references. We are not responsible for funds accidentally transferred to the wrong account! Depending on the speed of your bank, you will see the amount reflected in your Wirex card balance as soon as a few short minutes. Success — you have used bank transfer to add funds to your card!
Buy bitcoins with funds in card
In the main accounts page, click ‘Add funds’. The button is located in the Card box. Then select your card and enter the amount of bitcoin you want to buy. The real-time bitcoin rate will be displayed on screen.
To proceed with your bitcoin purchase, click ‘Continue’. The rate will be frozen for 10 minutes. Check transaction details and select ‘Complete’. Once purchased, the bitcoin will instantly appear in your bitcoin wallet. You will also receive an email confirming your purchase. Thank you for buying bitcoins with Wirex!