Learn where to use Apple Pay

You can use Apple Pay in stores, within apps, on the web in Safari, for transit in some countries and regions, and in Message Apple.1, 2

In stores

Use Apple Pay wherever you see one of these symbols.3 Or search for Apple Pay in Maps to see nearby stores that accept Apple Pay.

Apple Pay and contactless card icons


In China mainland, use Apple Pay wherever you see one of these symbols.

Apple Pay, Union Pay, and China T-Union icons


In Japan, use Apple Pay wherever you see one of these symbols.


In the United States, you can use Apple Pay to send and receive money with friends and family. And you can make payments to participating businesses in Message Apple on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.


Within apps and online in Safari

Use Apple Pay wherever you see this button, or see Apple Pay listed as a payment method. You might also see Donate with Apple Pay or Buy with Apple Pay.

Apple Pay icon


  1. In addition to accepting Apple Pay, the merchant must accept your payment card and payment network.
  2. In China mainland, you can use Apple Pay on the web in Safari only on compatible iPhone and iPad models using iOS 11.2 or later.
  3. Some stores might have this symbol on their card readers and point of sale terminals, but they might not be currently set up to accept contactless payments, including Apple Pay. If you can’t use Apple Pay at a store that is displaying the contactless payment symbol, let us know.
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