Apple Pay now available for Dutch Credit Cards

By |Published On: 24 December 2023|Last Updated: 29 February 2024|3.2 min read|

Dutch Credit Card Payments: Apple Pay Now Available for Mastercard and Visa in the Netherlands 

In an exciting development for Dutch credit card holders, the landscape of digital payments is evolving with the introduction of Apple Pay compatibility for Mastercard and Visa in the Netherlands. This is a leap forward, marking a departure from the traditional payment methods and ushering in a new era of convenience and security in the Dutch Payment market.

Unlocking Apple Pay for Your Dutch Credit Card

Activating Apple Pay on your Dutch credit card is a straightforward process, exclusively available through the ICS Creditcard app:

  1. Open the app and navigate to ‘More.’
  2. Click on ‘Apple Pay.’
  3. Select the card you want to integrate.
  4. Agree to the terms and conditions.

Seamless Transactions with Apple Pay

Online Shopping Refined

Enjoy a hassle-free online shopping experience with Apple Pay. Say goodbye to tedious account creations and extra payment details – simply choose Apple Pay at checkout and authenticate with Face ID or Touch ID.

In-Store Simplicity

Making payments in physical stores is now effortless. A quick double-press of the side button on your iPhone or Apple Watch, and you’re good to go, providing a touch-free and secure payment experience.

Breaking Ground in Dutch Credit Card Payments

Where to Use Apple Pay

Apple Pay is accepted wherever credit cards are welcomed. Look for the Apple Pay symbol in stores or the Apple Pay button when shopping online.

Cost and Security

The transition to Apple Pay is not only revolutionary but also cost-free. The enhanced security features ensure that the transition is not just convenient but also secure. Your Apple device, coupled with Mastercard and Visa, guarantees a payment process as safe as using a physical card.

The Unified Experience for Dutch Credit Card Holders

1. Activating Apple Pay

Dutch credit card holders can activate Apple Pay directly through the ICS Creditcard app, enjoying a straightforward process that seamlessly integrates their Mastercard or Visa with this cutting-edge payment system.

2. Where to Use Apple Pay

The integration of Apple Pay with Mastercard and Visa means users can make payments wherever credit cards are accepted. This includes both online platforms, with the recognizable Apple Pay button, and in physical stores where the Apple Pay or contactless payment symbol is displayed.

3. Cost-Free Transition

Embracing the future of payments with Apple Pay doesn’t come at an additional cost. The transition is not only innovative but also economically advantageous, as Apple Pay is offered to Dutch credit card users for free.

The result:

The synergy between Visa, Mastercard, and Apple Pay marks a significant stride in the evolution of Dutch credit card payments. This collaboration not only ensures a seamless and secure transaction experience but also heralds the arrival of a new era where convenience, trust, and innovation converge for the benefit of the user. Dutch credit card holders can confidently navigate this trio of financial giants, embracing a future where the best of traditional and cutting-edge finance seamlessly coexists.

American Express Cards could already use Apple Pay in the Netherlands.

To understand more about Credit Cards in the Netherlands, read our Dutch Credit Card Basics article or 10 tips for a Dutch Credit Card 

Author: Roger Kentie

Roger is a Dutch citizen with experience living and working as an expat in multiple countries. Roger has a deep understanding of the complex Dutch financial landscape and is able to provide insights to help other expats make informed financial decisions.

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