Apple updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list today with 24 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has nearly 250 participating issuers nationwide, and several hundred more plan to support the NFC-based mobile payment service in the future.
The full list of new Apple Pay participating issuers is 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 for quite some time and are only now being reflected on Apple's website.
The full list of new Apple Pay participating issuers:
Bellwether Community Credit Union
Benchmark Federal Credit Union
Blackhawk Community Credit Union
Community America Credit Union
Community First Credit Union
Connections Credit Union
cPort Credit Union
Denver Fire Department FCU
Electro Savings Credit Union
Elements Financial FCU
First Financial Credit Union
Greater Nevada Credit Union
Harvard Universities Employees Credit Union
Interra Credit Union
Kern Schools Federal Credit Union
Nusenda Credit Union
People's Trust Federal Credit Union
Premier America Credit Union
Premier Members Federal Credit Union
SAFE Credit Union
Scient Federal Credit Union
The Bancorp Bank
Tucson Federal Credit Union
Union Bank & Trust Co.
Apple Pay remains available in the United States only, although Apple is committed to an international rollout of the mobile payments service in additional countries such as Canada, China and the United Kingdom. Canada, a well-prepared candidate for Apple Pay, could be the first country to embrace the service outside of the United States as early as November according to The Wall Street Journal.
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