Seven years since the original launch of Apple Pay in the US, the service continues its worldwide expansion with Mexico. Starting today, Citibanamex (part of Citibank group) and Banorte clients can add their cards to the iPhone’s Wallet. Mexico has been waiting a long time for Apple Pay.
The country is the first addition to Apple Pay in 2021. The last one to get the service was Serbia, in June of 2020.
Clients of Citibanamex Bank can add Visa, Mastercard, or American Express cards to the Wallet and pay using the iPhone, Apple Watch, or Mac.
On the Mexico Apple Pay page, Apple promotes how easy is to use the service:
Using Apple Pay with your iPhone or Apple Watch is quick and secure. It’s a safer way to pay that helps you avoid touching buttons or exchanging cash.
For now, only Citibanamex Bank and Banorte confirmed the service, but some other banks could also launch their credit card there soon, like Banregio, Hey Banco, and Inbursa.