iphone with Scotiabank google pay

Introducing Google Pay.

Enjoy more ways to pay with your Scotiabank debit,
credit or Prepaid card

Introducing Google Pay.

Enjoy more ways to pay with your Scotiabank debit, credit or Prepaid card

Pay securely and conveniently

Make on-the-go payments quickly with Google Pay and your Scotiabank Debit, Visa*, and Prepaid cards.

Pay in-store

Just tap your phone at the terminal to pay for everyday purchases anywhere you can tap your card - no need to stop what you’re doing on your phone or open the app.

Shop online & make in-app purchases

With Google Pay, it’s easy to shop online and make in-app purchases. You don’t need to enter your card details every time you shop. Simply choose Google Pay at checkout.

It’s Secure

Your payment card information is never shared with the merchant or saved on your device. Your Scotiabank payment card purchases through Google Pay are protected against unauthorized transactions with Visa's Zero Liability Policy and Interac Zero Liability Policy.

Eligible Google Pay Devices

Google Pay works on Android devices running operating system 4.4 (Kit Kat) and higher.

Set up Google Pay in seconds

1 Get the app
Download the Google Pay app from the Google Play store.

2 Add your cards
Add your ScotiaCard® debit card, Scotiabank Visa* card, and Prepaid Card.

3 Pay
You’re now ready to pay in stores, in apps, and online.

Google app on Google play

Get the Google Pay app from the Google Play store.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Google Pay and how can I use it?

Google Pay allows you to make in-store, online, and in-app purchases using an eligible Android device.

Add your ScotiaCard® debit card, Scotiabank Visa card, and Prepaid Card to pay for goods and services at merchants that accept contactless payments. Make in-app purchases on your eligible Android smartphone wherever you see the “Google Pay” icon at the online checkout page.

Which devices can I use Google Pay with?

Any Android smartphones and tablets running Kit Kat 4.4 and above. To make in-store payments, your phone also needs to support NFC (Near Field Communication). To check for NFC, look for it in your phone’s Settings app. You can make in-app payments even if your phone does not have HCE.

What do I need to use Google Pay?

  • An Android smartphone running operating system 4.4 (Kit Kat) or higher
  • An eligible Scotiabank ScotiaCard® debit card, Scotiabank Visa card, or Prepaid Card

How do I set up a Scotiabank payment card with Google Pay?

Google Pay is ready to use after adding an eligible Scotiabank payment card to Google Pay.

1. Download the Google Pay app from the Google Play store.

2. Open the Google Pay app and follow the instructional prompts to add your ScotiaCard® debit card, Scotiabank Visa card, or Prepaid Card.


  • To add a Scotiabank payment card on an eligible Android Smartphone:
    • Open the wallet app on the Android device
    • Tap the plus sign in the lower corner
    • Select ‘Add a Credit or Debit Card’
    • Follow the instructional prompts

How much does it cost to use Google Pay?

There is no cost to register a Scotiabank payment card in Google Pay. Standard account level and card account fees still apply. Wireless carrier data and messaging charges still apply.

Where can I use Google Pay?

  • Google Pay can be used in-store to make payments at participating merchants that accept contactless-enabled payments. Just look for the following logo:
  • Google Pay can be used on your smartphone to make in-app purchases or payments at participating online merchants that accept Google Pay, anywhere you see the following logo at checkout:

How do I make a Scotiabank payment card my default card in Google Pay?

  • The first card that is added to Google Pay will automatically become the default payment card. To edit the default card please review the following:
    • On the eligible Android Smartphone choose the Scotiabank payment card the customer would like to select as default and Tap the card
    • Tap “set as default card”.

How many cards (debit and/or credit) can I add to each device?

There are no restrictions on the number of cards you can add to Google Pay.

How do I delete or suspend my card in Google Pay?

If you believe the Scotiabank payment card information you used for Google Pay has been stolen or compromised, please call Scotiabank immediately at 1-844-230-0721.

Are my purchases protected against fraud?

  • Your Scotiabank payment card purchases through Google Pay are protected against unauthorized transactions with Visa's Zero Liability Policy, and Interac Zero Liability Policy.
    • Scotiabank payment card information is never shared with Android or the merchant
  • Transaction information is never shared with Android

Where can I obtain more information regarding Google Pay and my Scotiabank payment card?

Please visit www.scotiabank.com/googlepay/terms for more information or contact Scotiabank’s Customer Contact Centre at 1-844-230-0721.