Mizuho says 57 banks now connected to J-Coin app

Source: Mizuho

On Friday, March 1, 2019, Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Koji Fujiwara), a core subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (President & CEO: Tatsufumi Sakai), launched the QR code–based smartphone payment service app J–Coin Pay for Mizuho Bank account holders.

Beginning today, customers can also link accounts from 7 more financial institutions, listed below. In total, 57 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.

7 new participating financial institutions (by region and bank code)
Region Financial institution
Tohoku The Tohoku Bank, Ltd.
The 77 Bank, Ltd.
The Daito Bank, Ltd.
Kanto Shinhan Bank Japan
Region Financial institution
Chubu The Fukui Bank, Ltd.
Kinki The Nanto Bank, Ltd.
Kyushu The Oita Bank, Ltd.

Registering a bank account

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.
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