Apple-PayApple has updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list with 40 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has nearly 800 participating issuers nationwide, and several more plan to support the NFC-based mobile payment service in the future.

The newly added Apple Pay participating issuers are 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 and are only now being reflected on Apple's website.

The full list of new Apple Pay participating issuers:
  • American Heritage Federal Credit Union
  • Associated Credit Union
  • Bangor Savings Bank
  • Bank of Bourbonnais
  • Bank of Clovis
  • Bank of the Pacific
  • Baton Rouge Telco Federal Credit Union
  • BHCU
  • Cardinal Bank
  • Corning Credit Union
  • First Financial Credit Union (IL)
  • First National Bank of Trenton
  • First Nations Bank
  • First Republic Bank
  • Flint Area School Employees Credit Union
  • Glass City Federal Credit Union
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company
  • Hawthorn Bank
  • Hills Bank and Trust Company
  • Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
  • Leader Bank, N.A.
  • Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union
  • Midcoast Federal Credit Union
  • Oatworth Capital Bank
  • Ohio Valley Bank
  • Partnership Financial Credit Union
  • Penn Liberty Bank
  • Police and Fire Federal Credit Union
  • Prime Merdian Bank
  • Reading Cooperative Bank
  • Republic Bank
  • Section 705 Federal Credit Union
  • Secured Advantage Federal Credit Union
  • Southern Bank
  • Southwest Missouri Bank
  • TowneBank
  • West Plains Bank and Trust Company
  • WesTex Federal Credit Union
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society
  • WSFS Bank

Apple is committed to an international expansion of Apple Pay, having launched the mobile payments service in Australia and Canada last month in partnership with American Express. Apple Pay is also coming to Hong Kong, Singapore and Spain in 2016, and is rumored to launch in China by February 2016.

On the merchant side, Cinnabon, Chili's, Domino's, KFC and Starbucks will support Apple Pay in the U.S. starting in 2016.

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