How to set up Shopify payment using Bitmama virtual cards

Shopify has become the default go-to platform for businesses looking to set up a quick ecommerce store. Basically, it offers quick setup options for those who do not have the budget or technical know-how to set up their platform from scratch. Although primarily free, getting extra features like your unique custom domain and an app requires that you upgrade your plan beyond the basic. Therefore, you need to learn how to set up Shopify payment for a seamless experience when upgrading your plan. 

The best way to do this is to make use of Bitmama virtual cards, and we will be explaining how you can do so in detail.

What is Shopify and how does it work? 

Shopify is an end-to-end ecommerce platform that allows you to grow and manage a business online in less than 5 minutes. The platform is run by a term of experts leading the commerce industry and is a host to millions of merchants. Shopify unifies all your commerce into a single platform, allowing you to build, and customize an online store and sell in several places.  

Being completely cloud-based, it can be accessed from any internet-compatible device and it handles all software and server upgrades for the user. Basically, this flexibility allows you to access and run your business from anywhere in the world.

Setting up Shopify payments

Asides from the free option and trial, Shopify is available in three options – Basic, Shopify and Advanced. These different options come with varying features and you should select one depending on the needs of your business. 

Basic is best for new ecommerce businesses who experience occasional in-person sales but are looking to expand to ecommerce properly. It cost $24 USD per month billed yearly at the time of this writing. 

The next package, Shopify, is tailored for growing businesses selling online or in-store. It cost $69 USD monthly billed yearly. Advanced on the other hand is best for scaling businesses that require elaborate and advanced reporting billed at $299 USD monthly billed yearly.

How to Create a Bitmama Virtual Card for Shopify

Follow the steps below to create a Bitmama virtual card: 

Step 1: Download, register and log into your account on the Bitmama app, click on ”Cards” and navigate to the Cards page, a pop-up box will display showing that you need to verify your account to level (3) three to create virtual cards.

Step 2: Navigate to the verification page in your ”Account” section. Click on the verification button to submit the necessary documents for your verification up to level 3.

Bitmama Verification
Bitmama Verification

Step 3: Return to the home page after completing level 3 verification. Click on get ”Cards” to see available Bitmama crypto cards in different colours.

Bitmama Virtual cards
Bitmama Virtual cards

Step 4: Select your preferred card with its transaction limit per month. Then, navigate to the next step to make payment for the card issuance, choose your payment wallet and enter your 6-digit pin to complete your payment.

Create a Bitmama virtual card
Create a Bitmama virtual card

Step 5: Lastly, once your payment is successful, click on ”Continue” to proceed to your cards page. That’s it! you will see your new crypto virtual card.

Funding your Bitmama Virtual card is equally as easy. Watch this short video on how to fund your card after creation.


How to setup Shopify payments with Bitmama virtual card 

Follow the steps below to setup Shopify payments using the Bitmama virtual card: 

Step 1: Visit

Shopify Homepage
Shopify Homepage

Step 2: Click on Signup now and follow the prompt till completion

Shopify Signup
Shopify Signup

Step 3: Logged into your account, visit the payment page in Shopify setting and provide the necessary information (business registration number, country, identified, etc)

Step 4: Supply your banking information (provide the details on your newly created Bitmama virtual card).

Step 3: Navigate to the pricing page and select your preferred plan and your card will be debited.  That’s all!

Shopify pricing
Shopify pricing

The Bitmama virtual card allows you to make Shopify payments easily with a spending limit of up to $20,000. With this, you can purchase your preferred Shopify plan and invest the right way in your ecommerce business for growth. 

Download the Bitmama app on Android or iOS to get started today.


Emmanuel Agwu

Apr 12, 2023

4 mins read

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