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Written by Cyndie Martini
on December 10, 2018

With over 90 million iPhone users in the United States alone, Apple phones are constantly in use in businesses across the country. With that in mind, it's no surprise that the company is capitalizing on that by offering their users a way to pay using Apple products, both online and in person.

Anyone with an iPhone, Apple watch, iPad, or Mac computer can have an Apple Pay account. This account allows you to pay for purchases in apps, online, and in a wide range of physical store locations as well. It can be used anywhere that accepts contactless payments, and essentially works by digitizing your physical cards.

For that to work, banks and credit unions have to agree to work with Apple.

From the Big Leagues to Hometown Locals

As one would expect, Apple's initial focus was on national banks and institutions, targeting those with wide customer bases. However, as the company has continued expanding its growth, it has begun bringing more regional institutions into the fold, allowing customers who bank locally the opportunity to use the service. Below are the regional banks and credit unions that were added to Apple Pay in December of 2018:

 

  • Allentown Federal Credit Union
  • Arundel Federal Savings Bank
  • Bank of Hartington
  • Building Trades Credit Union
  • Caldwell Bank and Trust Company
  • Citizens Bank [TN]
  • Citizens State Bank of La Crosse
  • Community Bank of the Bay
  • Credit Union Advantage
  • Credit Union of Richmond
  • Dime Bank
  • Dime Community Bank
  • Evans Bank
  • Everence Federal Credit Union
  • Fairfield National Bank
  • Federated Bank
  • First Bank of Boaz
  • First Education Federal Credit Union
  • Firstmark Credit Union
  • GN Bank
  • Grand Savings Bank
  • Greater Cleveland Community Credit Union
  • Greenleaf Wayside Bank
  • Guilford Savings Bank
  • Hatboro Federal Savings
  • Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union
  • Heritage South Credit Union
  • Hometown Community Banks
  • Iowa Falls State Bank
  • Iowa State Savings Bank
  • Lamar National Bank
  • National Bank of Commerce
  • Oxford Bank
  • Peoples Bank (IN)
  • Peoples Bank of Kankakee County
  • Philo Exchange Bank
  • Reliance Bank
  • Security Bank
  • Sharefax Credit Union, Inc.
  • Success Bank
  • TAB Bank
  • The State Bank of Geneva
  • The Washington Trust Company
  • Village Bank
  • Zia Credit Union

 

 

 

 

Joining Apple Pay

If your bank or credit union has been added to Apple Pay, you can now load your cards into the service to make paying quick and easy no matter where you are. Open the Wallet on your Apple device to see if your bank or credit union is supported and to learn how to add your cards to the app to get started using Apple Pay.

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