Link accounts with 9 new financial institutions
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. On Monday, March 25, 2019, customers became able to link accounts from 21 other financial institutions, and from today linking accounts is available for 9 more financial institutions. In total, 31 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 (by region and bank code)
|Hokkaido||The Hokkaido Bank, Ltd.|
|North Pacific Bank, Ltd.|
|Tohoku||The Toho Bank, Ltd.|
|The Fukushima Bank, Ltd.|
|Kanto||The Ashikaga Bank, Ltd.|
|The Towa Bank, Ltd.|
|Chubu||The Daishi Bank, Ltd.|
|The Hokuriku Bank, Ltd.|
|Shikoku||The Bank of Kochi, 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.
Account registration process outline
Please direct any questions about the app to the helpline below.
(In Japanese only).
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