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Spending Power Is Now Available in Canada

Use crypto as collateral to fund your Crypto.com Card

Mar 17, 2022
Spending Power Canada Launch Blog 2

We are pleased to announce that Spending Power is now available to eligible users in Canada. Crypto.com Card users can now use crypto as collateral to fund their Card. Activate the Spending Power feature in the Crypto.com App by following the steps below:

Step 1
Set up Spending Power
Step 2
Select the Collateral token
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Step 1
Set up Spending Power
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Step 2
Select the Collateral token
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Step 3
Confirm and agree to the T&Cs
Step 4
Spending Power enabled
Step 3
Step 4
Step 3
Confirm and agree to the T&Cs
Step 3
Step 4
Spending Power enabled
Step 4
Spending Limit  = Value of Selected Collateral (USD) x Initial LTV % x FX Rate (CAD)

A user’s Spending Limit is determined based on the current market price of the crypto that they select to be used as collateral and the Loan-to-Value (LTV) percentage applicable to them as shown below:

CRO Staked in Canadian DollarsLTV Percentage
Below CAD 5,000 in CRO30%
CAD 5,000 to CAD 49,999 in CRO40%
CAD 50,000 and above in CRO50%
CRO Staked in Canadian DollarsBelow CAD 5,000 in CRO
LTV Percentage30%
CRO Staked in Canadian DollarsCAD 5,000 to CAD 49,999 in CRO
LTV Percentage40%
CRO Staked in Canadian DollarsCAD 50,000 and above in CRO
LTV Percentage50%

Crypto held in a user’s Crypto Wallet and Earn accounts may be used as collateral. However, staked CRO may not be used as collateral.

The maximum Spending Limit that can be granted is CAD 60,000. For more information, go to Spending Power – Spending Limit.

The amount used is not subject to any interest charges until 7 days after the cardholder makes a purchase or withdrawal with their Crypto.com Card. After 7 days, 9.99% APR will accrue on the amount used until it is paid in full.

Spending Power offers flexible repayments. For more information, go to Spending Power – Outstanding Balance.

Eligibility
Provinces
Eligible Provinces and TerritoriesNorthwest Territories, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Labrador, Prince Edward Island
Ineligible Provinces and TerritoriesQuebec, Nova Scotia, Yukon, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick
Eligible Provinces and Territories
ProvincesNorthwest Territories, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Labrador, Prince Edward Island
Ineligible Provinces and Territories
ProvincesQuebec, Nova Scotia, Yukon, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick

Users must maintain adequate collateral health. The collateral health is measured by the Loan-to-Value (LTV) percentage which is the ratio between a user’s Outstanding Balance and the market value of the crypto held as collateral. For more information, go to Spending Power – Collateral Health.

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Notes

  • The Crypto.com Card can only be loaded with fiat currency and not crypto assets. All transactions are denominated in fiat currency.
  • Use of the Card is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable Cardholder Agreement and fee schedule, if any. ATM bank fees may apply. 
  • Only users with both an active Crypto.com Card and an active approved fiat wallet will be allowed to use Spending Power.
  • Crypto held in a user’s Crypto Wallet and Earn accounts may be used as collateral. However, staked CRO may not be used as collateral.

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