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OverviewHow Airwallex Issuing worksSupported regions and currenciesSupported card programs
Use Cases
Older Issuing APIs
Supported card types (older API versions)Choose your issuing solution (older API versions)
Create a card (older API versions)

Choose your issuing solution (older API versions)

Airwallex's issuing solution offers you control and flexibility to solve for your unique business needs. Airwallex-issued cards can be used for a variety of first-party and third-party use cases to save on global money spends, efficiently manage marketplace and platform payouts, or build your own cards proposition.

Use this guide to find the right solution for your business needs.

Business scenarioRecommended solution
Pay for business expenses, software subscriptions, etcBusiness cards issued with your Airwallex account business name listed against the card. See Create a card.
Pay for individual expenses such as employee travel expenses (airfare, hotels) or meals, entertainment, insurance policy holders, etc.Individual cards issued with the individual's name listed against the card. See Create individual cards.
Create virtual /physical/ digital (Google Pay, Apple Pay) cardsVirtual cards are supported by both business and individual cards, physical/digital (Google Pay, Apple Pay) only supported via individual cards
Retrieve sensitive card detailsYou can retrieve sensitive card details of your business cards, and also manage the card (edit, cancel or freeze). To retrieve sensitive card details of individual cards, you must be PCI compliant or alternatively serve up card details via secure iframes (does not require PCI compliance); you can also manage individual cards (edit, cancel or freeze). Individual cardholders are able to view card details (via secure iframes) and also manage their cards (cancel, freeze, etc)
Set up card controls to limit the expenses on the cardsAuthorization controls to set up transaction limits, transaction count, MCCs, time period, currencies, etc
Approve or decline transaction authorizations in real time from your own systemEnable your account for Remote authorization to authorize or decline transactions using your own business rules.
Offer whitelabeled cardsDevelop and monetise your own cards proposition using Airwallex's issuing platform. See Whitelabel cards.