Flutterwave is one firm that springs to mind when it comes to payment processing in Nigeria and other regions of Africa. Many companies (both small and large), entrepreneurs, huge enterprises, freelancers, and others utilize it. Flutterwave’s Barter by Flutterwave, as it’s known, is a solution designed to allow individuals and organizations to send and receive money instantaneously. It also provides additional services, such as bill payment and virtual USD cards that can be used to make purchases/payments.
Before you create virtual card on Barter, there are a few things you should know:
- You can create an unlimited number of cards using barter.
- There is a $2 creation fee for each new card you create.
- A minimum fee of $5 can be funded on a new card
How to Create Virtual Card on Barter by Flutterwave
- Download the Barter mobile app and sign up. It is available for both Android and iOS devices.
- Complete the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Identity Verification processes.
- Use your debit card or a bank transfer to ‘add money‘ to your Barter account.
- Select Cards from the navigation bar at the bottom of the Barter home page.
- To create a new card, click the ‘+ New Card’ button.
- Next, choose the card type (Virtual card or Gift card) – click on Choose Virtual Card. You can then choose to create a label for your card or just hit Continue.
- You can make a multifunctional card (one that can be used for all of your online purchases/payments) or a personalized card that can only be used for certain reasons on specific platforms (e.g., Netflix card, or an ASOS card)
- Select your card design and fill out the amount you want to fund the card with.
- Then, click Create card
That’s all there is to it, you’ve just finished creating a virtual card. It can be used to buy and pay for anything.
Finally, remember that Barter virtual cards can be used on any worldwide merchant payment site, including Uber, Netflix, Alibaba, Apple Music, ASOS, Facebook, and AliExpress. Barter cards, on the other hand, are meant primarily for merchant payments and will not function for cryptocurrency transactions, betting websites, or money transfers.