American Express members can add card to Apple Pay after approval

American Express on Monday introduced an Apple Pay provisioning feature that allows new members to add their card to Apple Wallet immediately after approval.

With the new integration in place, users can seamlessly add an American Express Card to Apple Pay at the time of application. If approved, members are able to add their card to Wallet for use with apps, web purchases and in stores.The feature builds on Amex’s Instant Card Number system that enables users to add a card number to Wallet prior to receiving a physical card in the mail. Unlike the largely automated provisioning process launched today, Instant Card Number requires manual input of card credentials prior to use.

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