Associations

Canada First Is The Preferred Payment Partner for Canadian Associations

Associations use Canada First payment processing services for a wide variety of transactions, including payment of membership dues, fundraising events, donations and much more. Additionally, by offering special rates and programs as member benefits, your association will enhance the capture and retention of members and can even develop an additional revenue stream.

Association Credit Card and Other Transaction Processing Activities

With years of experience working with associations and non-profits, Canada First is trusted by organizations to handle their payment transactions and member benefits.

Canada First provides solutions that make payments simple, with complete payment processing options for professional, civic and recreational associations. We help make credit card payment and other transactions easy and safe for members and administrators of associations.


Whether Your Association Is Big Or Small – We Make It Easy For You Pick Perfect Credit Card Processing Setup For You!

Manage Your Association, Your Staff and Collect Membership Dues Faster

The Mobile POS That Goes Where You Go

You meet with your association members at many different locations from day to day. Choose a payment solution that’s as mobile as you are (and easily fits into a pocket, briefcase or purse).Issue digital invoices, swipe-on-site or send your invoices by email and collect your membership dues online.

Take Your Association Online

Let your members browse and evaluate your membership levels and benefits at their leisure. With our E-Commerce API, you can process membership fees right on your site.

Set It And Forget It

The simplest way to ensure reliable scheduled membership payments is with Recurring Billing.

What Our Credit Card Processing Solutions Can Do For Your Association

Manage Your Association From Anywhere

Streamlined Operations

Your dashboard is your center of operations, from sales and inventory to promotions and business reports.

In The Cloud

Access your data anywhere you need to run your association: online, in the office, or on the road.

Insights At Your Fingertips

Harness the power of your own data—discover the patterns and trends driving your association’s membership sales and take a smarter approach to marketing.

Run Your Association From Your Dashboard

Create An Account For Every Member

Set up as many accounts as needed with specific permissions depending on access level. Give your members access to view their account information and enable them to make payments right on their smartphones if necessary.

Keep Sensitive Data Secure

Our iron-clad Customer Vault securely stores encrypted client data for quick and convenient transactions using Web Terminal or Recurring Billing. We make sure you never store sensitive client data on your system.

Gain Valuable Sales and Marketing Insights with Custom Analytics

Gain valuable insights into your association and sales trends by gathering and analyzing important information like memberships sold. Find patterns, identify strengths, address weaknesses, get performance indicators, and more by using running these metrics through any of the analytics apps available for our POS systems.

With Canada First You’ll:

  • Get The Latest In Payment Technology: Canada First offers the most up-to-date payment options for associations. Collect payments in your office, through your website and on-the-go. Your merchant account can be used anywhere, anytime.

    If your hardware or software POS is already integrated with a different processor or you want it to be integrated, our semi-integrated solution can be adapted to almost every system.


  • Accept Payments Securely: Never handle sensitive credit card information again. Cardholders can enter their own information through your secure payment page, and we handle the rest.

  • Access Easy To Use Reporting And Reconciliation Tools: Organize transactions, monitor payments and view reporting all in one easy-to-use dashboard.

  • Link Payments and Donations To Your Website: Link payments to your website in order to easily accept member dues, event registration fees, donations and more! Also compatible with most major POS providers.

With Canada First You’ll:

  • Get The Latest In Payment Technology: Canada First offers the most up-to-date payment options for associations. Collect payments in your office, through your website and on-the-go. Your merchant account can be used anywhere, anytime.

    If your hardware or software POS is already integrated with a different processor or you want it to be integrated, our semi-integrated solution can be adapted to almost every system.


  • Accept Payments Securely: Never handle sensitive credit card information again. Cardholders can enter their own information through your secure payment page, and we handle the rest.

  • Access Easy To Use Reporting And Reconciliation Tools: Organize transactions, monitor payments and view reporting all in one easy-to-use dashboard.

  • Link Payments and Donations To Your Website: Link payments to your website in order to easily accept member dues, event registration fees, donations and more! Also compatible with most major POS providers.

…and Much More

  • Choose from a wide range of payment solutions including high speed countertop, wireless or virtual terminals

  • Accept payments online, over the telephone or with your Smartphone or Tablet

  • Easily set up recurring, instalment and deferred payments

  • Get fast and simple payment processing for credit, debit, gift and loyalty cards.

  • Our guarantee that we’ll keep your costs down and that we’ll meet or beat the processing rates you’re offered by other processors

  • Get faster access to your cash through next-day funding—that’s one to two days earlier than the standard funding cycle of some other processors

  • Access to online reporting and account management anywhere, anytime

Does Your Business Need….

Point Of Sale Machines

Managing an association is nothing short of demanding. That’s why it helps to have a payment processing partner that has everything you need to power your efficiency and success. Our payment solutions are fully integrated with industry vendor applications. Our Merchant Advisers are here to help you figure out the right mix of devices and services to best serve your business and customer needs.

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Mobile Payment Solutions

Giving your members more options to pay for memberships or products is a great way to increase membership sales and build loyalty.

Turn your smartphone or iPad into a secure mobile terminal. Our mobile apps make it easy to take your association to your members; no matter where you do business

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E-Commerce Solutions
Sell Memberships and Association products, and collect membership dues online with the most reliable online payment processing for your Association.

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Online Reporting
In the hyper-paced world of business, having access to your sales data at a moment’s notice is crucial to your success.
From merchant statements and alerts to our next-generation Business Track® online portal and dashboard, Canada First offers comprehensive reporting solutions for merchants of all sizes enabling efficient management of payment transaction data.

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Equipment Financing Options
Being flexible means being competitive – that’s why Canada First offers flexible financing options that meet your association’s needs without confining rental contracts. We provide strategic, affordable financing solutions to help you reach your business goals.

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Take A Tour

Take a walk through of some of our most popular features including Virtual Terminal, Mobile, Invoicing, and our award-winning Clover POS platform. We’ll show you how easy it is to process payments using Canada First’s wide selection of credit card processing solutions.

We guarantee that we’ll customize the credit card processing setup for your association at a price you can easily afford.

Let's Work Together

Get in touch and ask us for a quote or ask a question about what solution is best for your business. Call us at 888-616-6967 or click to send an email. We’re here to help.