Apple Pay Gains Over 50 New U.S. Banks and Credit Unions

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Apple-PayApple updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list today with 51 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has over 950 participating issuers nationwide, and several more plan to support the NFC-based mobile payment service in the future.

The newly added Apple Pay participating issuers are reflected below, although it's worth noting that some banks, credit unions and financial institutions listed may have already had support for the contactless payments service and are only now being reflected on Apple's website.

The full list of new Apple Pay participating issuers:

  • Achieve Financial Credit Union

  • Advantage Federal Credit Union

  • Alloy Federal Credit Union

  • Altoona First Savings Bank

  • Altura Credit Union

  • Amalgmated Bank of Chicago

  • Associated Credit Union of Texas

  • Bank of Ann Arbor

  • Beehive Federal Credit Union

  • Brand Banking Company

  • Business Bank of St. Louis

  • Capitol Credit Union

  • Charlotte State Bank & Trust

  • Citizens Bank (AL)

  • Citizens Savings Bank

  • Community Credit Union

  • Credit Union of Texas

  • Earthmover Credit Union

  • Employment Security Credit Union

  • Family Trust Federal Credit Union

  • First Community Bank of Beemer

  • First Interstate Bank

  • First Service Federal Credit Union

  • First State Community Bank

  • Fort Community Credit Union

  • Georgia Bank and Trust

  • HomeStar and Financial Services

  • Houston Highway Credit Union

  • IDB-IIC Federal Credit Union

  • Katahdin Federal Credit Union

  • Lion's Share Federal Credit Union

  • Mainstreet Community Bank of Florida

  • Marine Bank & Trust

  • Marine Federal Credit Union

  • Monona State Bank

  • Navy Army Community Credit Union

  • Northway Bank

  • Plaza Park State Bank

  • Reliant Community Credit Union

  • Security Bank and Trust Company

  • Silver State Schools Credit Union

  • Spencer County Bank

  • Summit Community Bank

  • Sundance State Bank

  • The Commerce Bank of Washington

  • Tioga State Bank

  • Torrance Community Credit Union

  • Total Community Credit Union

  • Triangle Credit Union

  • United Community Bank

  • USNY Bank

Apple is committed to an international expansion of Apple Pay, having launched the mobile payments service in Australia and Canada in November in partnership with American Express. Apple Pay is also coming to Hong Kong, Singapore and Spain this year, and the service will launch in China in early 2016 in partnership with UnionPay.

Apple Pay gained support for BJ's Wholesale Club private label credit cards and 66 new U.S. issuers on December 15, plus nearly another 60 issuers on January 5. On the merchant side, Cinnabon, Chili's, Domino's, KFC and Starbucks will support Apple Pay in the U.S. starting this year.

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Top Rated Comments

jayducharme Avatar
65 months ago

Banks aren't nearly as important as getting the users on board.

But it seems like those go hand in hand. If your bank doesn't support Apple Pay, you can't use it. So the banks have to come first before users can benefit.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mrbrown Avatar
65 months ago

I see American merchants are still being pathetic.

0 new merchants. When was the last time a new merchant partnered with Apple Pay?

All of my locally owned grocery stores started taking NFC payments, including Apple Pay. They're not "partnered" with Apple, per se... they just upgraded their POS units.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macnewbie91 Avatar
65 months ago
I see American merchants are still being pathetic.

0 new merchants. When was the last time a new merchant partnered with Apple Pay?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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