Accessibility Statement

We are excited to help improve your shopping experience with our two new payment options from Affirm.

What is Affirm?

Affirm (formerly known as PayBright) is one of Canada’s leading installment payment platforms, providing shoppers with buy now, pay later solutions at their favorite retailers, both in-store and online.

By selecting Affirm as a payment method at checkout, customers can enjoy their purchase immediately, while spreading their payments over time.

How much can I pay with Affirm?

Split your payments into 4 interest-free biweekly payments for orders between $100 and $1000, or make monthly payments for orders over $1000.

Subject to credit approval. On approved credit. Applicants who are not approved for a 0% APR payment plan may be offered alternative payment plans with a greater cost of credit.

Financing provided, and all transactions are subject to approval by Affirm.

How do I use Affirm?

Shop: Browse Lee Valley and add your favorite finds to your shopping cart.

Select: At checkout, choose Affirm as your payment method. Use your mobile phone number and email to set up your Affirm plan within 60 seconds.

Checkout: Complete your purchase and pay over time in 4 equal payments or monthly installments depending on your order value. Subject to credit approval.

Pay: Payments are charged to your debit or credit card based on the payment plan outlined at checkout.

How it Works

Example of a $200 purchase with Affirm Pay in 4:



Number of

Total Interest

Total Repayment

Credit Rate

Total Cost
of Borrowing

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there requirements to use Affirm?

Yes. You'll need:

  • To be the legal age of majority in the province or territory in which you reside
  • To be a resident of Canada
  • A Canadian bank account or Visa/Mastercard debit card (Your debit card must have the Visa or Mastercard logo). Available payment methods may vary
  • An SMS-capable Canadian phone number
  • To meet the minimum cart size and order eligibility (see below) required to use Affirm as a payment option at checkout

Where can I use Affirm?

You can use Affirm at on orders for shipment or express pick-up of in-stock items only. Items on back order are not eligible for Affirm. Gift cards and orders that require manual shipping quotes or instances where Lee Valley does not have a complete order total at payment are ineligible. Other item exclusions may apply.

How do I make my payments?

Affirm will help you set up convenient, pre-authorized payments via your Canadian bank account, or a Visa/Mastercard credit/debit card.

Which payment methods are accepted?

Affirm currently accepts Visa and Mastercard credit cards and pre-authorized debits from your Canadian bank account or a debit card. Debit cards must have the Visa or Mastercard logo. Available payment methods may vary depending on the payment plan selected. Please note that prepaid cards are not accepted.

How do returns work if I paid using Affirm?

Purchases made using Affirm are subject to Lee Valley’s standard return policy. Any returns will be processed by Lee Valley, and your Affirm balance will be reduced, cancelled, or refunded accordingly. If Lee Valley has provided a refund to you, you must still continue repaying your installment plan in full. For information on returns, review Lee Valley’s return policy here

What if I can’t make a payment?

Please reach out to the Affirm team and they will be happy to look into the options available. You can contact them using this contact form.  Here.

Are there late or NSF fees?

Affirm does not charge any late or NSF fees. For more information on fees, please see this FAQ article on the Affirm help site.

What methods of payment does Affirm accept?

Affirm currently accepts Canadian Visa and Mastercard credit or debit cards. Debit cards must have the Visa or Mastercard logo. Please note that prepaid cards are not accepted. Available payment methods may vary depending on the payment plan selected.

Are there late or non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees?

For more information on late or NSF fees, please see this FAQ article on the Affirm help site.

Where can I find Affirm’s Terms and Conditions?

You can find them here.

I still have questions.

For further information, please refer to the Affirm help center or get in touch here.