Wednesday, 25th May 2016
Slightly more than a month after
Apple Pay for AMEX launches in Singapore, Apple Pay for VISA and MasterCard holders are finally available in Singapore.
Unfortunately, not all banks are on the list. For the initial roll out only credit cards from these five banks are supported: POSB, DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB).
Apple Pay (Singapore) – VISA/MasterCard
Tuesday, 19th April 2016
After the announcement in
last October, Apple Pay is finally in Singapore and the first credit card that supports it is Amercian Express.
Support for VISA and MasterCard will be available soon.
Apple Pay Singapore – AMEX – Settings
Thursday, 29th October 2015
Apple Pay will be officially available in Singapore alongside Hong Kong and Spain next year, 2016, for American Express’s card holders.
This was first mentioned by Tim Cook during
Apple’s Q4 2015 Earnings Call. American Express – Apple Pay
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
If you have a US credit or debit card, you can use it with Apple Pay in Singapore. You don’t need to have an US iTunes Account or behind an US IP.
Just go to
Settings -> General -> Language & Region -> Region and choose United States. Apple Pay – Change Region / Passbook