Apple Pay launch in Mexico imminent as supporting banks and retailers leak

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What you need to know

  • An Apple Pay launch in Mexico seems to be imminent.
  • Supporting banks and retailers have also leaked.

Reported by 9to5Mac, Apple seems to finally be preparing to officially launch Apple Pay in Mexico. A recent video has highlighted the first banks and retailers that will support the payment option and Apple's official website in the country says the service is coming "very soon" to customers.

Now Apple's Mexican site is preparing customers in the country to start using Apple Pay and enjoy all the benefits that it brings. The tagline "La forma más efectiva de pagar sin efectivo" roughly translates to "The best way to pay without cash."

Paying with Apple Pay

Paying with Apple Pay (Image credit: Pexels)

As discovered by a user on Twitter, the first banks in the country to support Apple Pay seem to be Banco, Inbursa, and CitiBanamex. Retailers include The Cheesecake Factory, Chili's, Domino's, and more.

There was also a video recently published on Twitter highlighting code on the Mexican Apple Pay landing page that revealed some of the first banks to support the feature. These include Banregio, Hey Banco, Inbursa, and CitiBanamex. Twitter user urielarcia also mentions some of the initial retailers to accept Apple Pay at launch in Mexico including The Cheesecake Factory, Chili's, Domino's, and more.

Apple's Apple Pay website in Mexico shows off all of the benefits that customers will enjoy when using the service on their iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. If you are in Mexico and wondering about how to setup and use Apple Pay when it launches in the country, check out Apple Pay: The Ultimate Guide.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.