40 institutions now available
On March 1, 2019, Mizuho Bank launched the QR code-based smartphone payment service app J-Coin Pay for its account holders. Beginning today, customers can also link accounts from 9 more financial institutions, listed below. In total, 40 financial institutions now allow for linking accounts to J-Coin Pay.
J-Coin Pay allows customers to make payments, send and receive transfers, and perform other financial transactions all on their smartphones. Customers are also able to use the smartphone app to move funds between their J-Coin Pay accounts and their deposit accounts at their financial institutions for free, anytime and anywhere. More financial institutions and affiliate merchants are to take part in the future.
9 new participating financial institutions include Hokuto Bank, Shonai Bank, Yamagata Bank, Tsukuba Bank, Taiko Bank, The First Bank of Toyama, Shiga Bank, Kiyo Bank, and Tottori Bank. A customer can link a deposit account at a participating financial institution with J-Coin Pay by downloading the J-Coin Pay app, selecting the appropriate bank, inputting the account number and other necessary information, and confirming their identity.