Ahead of Apple’s ‘Spring forward’ event on Monday where we expect to hear much more about the Apple Watch, more than a dozen new banks and credit unions have added support for Apple Pay. The Apple Watch will support the mobile payment service and extend Apple Pay support in stores beyond the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s when paired. Following the addition of 18 new banks including credit unions for American Airlines and IBM today, Apple Pay is now supported by nearly 100 institutions. Here’s the list of newly added banks:
Apple Pay is now active for Visa, MasterCard, and American Express card holders from the following 100 banks and credit unions:
-L&N Federal Credit Union -UW Credit Union -Commerce Bank -America First Credit Union -American Express -Bank of America -Barclaycard -Capital One -Citi -Commerce Bank -J.P. Morgan -M&T Bank -Merrill Lynch -Navy Federal Credit Union -PNC -Regions Bank -SunTrust -U.S. Bank -U.S. Trust -USAA -Wells Fargo -Fremont Bank -National Institutes of Health FCU -Security Service Federal Credit Union -Consumers Credit Union -Virginia Credit Union -Cyprus Federal Credit Union -Fairwinds Credit Union -Mountain America Credit Union -Partners Federal Credit Union -Customers Bank -A+ Federal Credit Union -Amegy Bank of Texas -America First Credit Union -Bethpage Federal Credit Union -California Bank & Trust -Connex Credit Union -Goldenwest FCU -Huntington Bank -KeyPoint Credit Union -Meijer Credit Union -National Bank of Arizona -Nevada State Bank -The Bank of Greene County -Vectra Bank -Zions First National Bank -Alliant Credit Union -Altra Federal Credit Union -Andrews Federal Credit Union -Associated Bank -BB&T (Branch Banking & Trust) -BBVA Compass -BECU (Boeing Employees’ Credit Union) -Ent Federal Credit Union -F&A Federal Credit Union -Fifth Third Bank -First Niagara Bank -First Tech Federal Credit Union -Golden 1 Credit Union -INOVA Federal Credit Union -Savings Bank of Danbury -Star One Credit Union -Uwharrie Bank -Affinity Federal Credit Union -Cabela’s CLUB -Central Bank -Credit Union of Southern California -Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach -First National Bank of Omaha -First Sentry Bank -FirstBank -Grow Financial Federal Credit Union -Ideal Credit Union -Morgan Stanley -Redwood Credit Union -State Department Federal Credit Union -Teachers Credit Union -Technology Credit Union -The Northern Trust Company -TIB-The Independent BankersBank -United Federal Credit Union -Utah First Federal Credit Union -Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union -American Airlines Credit Union -Bank of Hawaii -Baxter Credit Union -CFE Federal Credit Union -Commonwealth Credit Union -Foothill Credit Union -Founders Federal Credit Union -IBM Southest Employees Federal Credit Union -Lister Hill Credit Union -PenFed Credit Union -North Shore Bank -Royal Credit Union -Schools First Federal Credit Union -Spokane Teachers Federal Credit Union -Telhio Credit Union -University First Federal Credit Union -West Community Credit Union
If you’re bank isn’t yet supported, both Visa and MasterCard have shared their lists of banks that will add Apple Pay support in the future. As always, we’re continuing to update our running list of merchants and apps that accept Apple Pay which you can find here.
Apple Pay is currently available for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for use in stores and within apps, while iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2 support Apple Pay in apps.