Apple Pay, Apple’s contactless payments solution, has expanded to Ukraine, via an agreement with Ukrainian bank PrivatBank. Customers of the bank can now set up their cards for use on their iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac devices.
The move was announced by the Ukrainian Finance Minister via Facebook.
U.K. internet-only bank Monzo also added the ability for their customers to use Apple Pay. The online bank only allows customers to access their services via iOS and Android apps.
In addition, Apple Pay recently added another 30 U.S. banks and credit unions to their support rolls. The banks include:
- Aeroquip Credit Union
- AllSouth Federal Credit Union
- Azura Credit Union
- Bangor Federal Credit Union
- Bank of Sun Prairie
- Citizens National Bank of Albion
- Community Alliance Credit Union
- Community Bank (IL)
- Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union
- Family Financial Credit Union
- Farmers & Merchants Bank (NE)
- First Century Bank
- First Century Bank, N.A.
- Gratiot Community Credit Union
- Key Community Bank
- Kraftman Federal Credit Union
- Lake Elmo Bank
- Millington Bank
- MTC Federal Credit Union
- OneUnited Bank
- Orlando Federal Credit Union
- Prime Alliance Bank
- Revere Bank
- Sterling National Bank
- Teachers Federal Credit Union
- The Bank of Tampa
- Tyler City Employee Credit Union
- UP Arkansas Federal Credit Union
- West End Bank
- White River Credit Union
- Yampa Valley Bank
Adding Your Credit or Debit Card to Apple Pay
Users can add their credit or debit card to Apple Pay, by doing the following:
- iPhone users running iOS 11 can go to the Wallet app and tap the “+” icon in the upper right-hand corner to begin, and then just follow the prompts. Users of iPads with Touch ID can add a card to the service to use in apps by going into “Settings” -> “Wallet & Apple Pay” to add a card there.
- Apple Watch users will need to enter the Watch app on their iPhone, Tap on the “Wallet & Apple Pay” option, and then tap the “Add Credit or Debit Card” option.