Apple Pay gains support from new banks in the U.S. and China

Apple Pay continues to gain support from banks and credit unions, with another 48 U.S. financial institutions now allowing their customers to make use of the system. Additionally, three more banks in China have also added Apple Pay support.

These are the new U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay:

  • Advantage One Credit Union
  • Ally Bank
  • Amalgamated Bank
  • America First Federal Credit Union
  • Awakon Federal Credit Union
  • Banco do Brasil Americas
  • Bank of Internet USA
  • BrightStar Credit Union
  • Citizens National Bank (in a second state)
  • CNB Bank
  • Communication Federal Credit Union
  • Darien Rowayton Bank
  • El Dorado Savings Bank
  • Envista Credit Union
  • Fidelity Bank (in additional banks)
  • First Commons Bank
  • First Merchants Bank
  • First Western Bank
  • Firstar Bank
  • Florida Community Bank – National Association
  • Forcht Bank N.A.
  • Frederick County Bank
  • Grand Rapids State Bank
  • Hometown Bank of Corbin Inc.
  • Horizon Bank (separate from Horizon Bank N.A.)
  • Liberty Bay Credit Union
  • Maine State Credit Union
  • MB Financial
  • Monroe County Community Credit Union
  • Mound City Bank
  • Northern Credit Union
  • Norway Savings Bank
  • NSWC Federal Credit Union
  • Ozark Bank
  • Rainbow Federal Credit Union
  • Relyance Bank
  • Republic Bank
  • Rock Canyon Bank
  • Rockford Bank and Trust
  • Southwest Capital Bank
  • Summit Credit Union (in a new location)
  • Texas Bank
  • Texas First Bank
  • Utilities Employees Credit Union
  • UVA Community Credit Union
  • Ventura County Credit Union
  • Whatcom Educational Credit Union
  • Winnsboro State Bank

Meanwhile, the following Chinese institutions have added support as well:

  • China Everbright Bank
  • Huaxia Bank
  • Ping An Bank

While it first launched only in the U.S., Apple Pay has expanded to four other countries since its launch in October 2014. The system became available in the UK in July 2015, followed later in the year by Canada and Australia. The system official launched in China last month, with as many as 38 million cards having been registered in the first day alone.