Living in Beijing by Max Hobbs January 6, 2020 How to Use Alipay Without a Chinese Bank The News Every Foreigner Wants to Hear for 2020. Alipay also just recently opened up its app to American tourists in China, allowing them to use Alipay in China even without a Chinese bank account. Mobile payments Tech Foreign travelers can now use Alipay without a Chinese bank account A prepaid card on Alipay …

It rolled out a while ago, and we waited for this to prove itself in the real world. I don't think it will be possible. 23th,Aug of 2019 Updated: Many customers ask me why they Passport not acceptable by Alipay? By the way, I recommend doing this before you go to China, because you need to be able to receive SMS text messages to verify your phone number; Here's the step-by-step guide on how to set up an WeChat Pay without a Chinese bank account (takes ~10-20 minutes):

These include paying most bills, getting a taxi, and making payments in supermarkets, cafes, or restaurants.

AliPay is one of China’s biggest and most used apps and we recently received some very useful news as foreigners about using Alipay which we want to share with you right away. But in reality, you can’t. We have all seen news, articles, and blogs that tell you otherwise because, in theory, they have found a way to do around it. Quite frustrating, trust me. An international version of the Alipay app allows visitors to make payments using a 90-day prepaid card from the Bank of Shanghai. (Tencent’s WeChat Pay … It's super easy. In fact, that is impossible for foreigner to Add yuan into Wechat wallet or Alipay Directly because Different Currencies From Different Countries.

Below are the steps to set up WeChat Pay.

Foreign travelers can now use Alipay without a Chinese bank account A prepaid card on Alipay lets foreigners top-up using international credit cards, giving it an advantage over Tencent’s WeChat Pay . How to Use Alipay Without a Chinese Bank The News Every Foreigner Wants to Hear for 2020 AliPay is one of China’s biggest and most used apps and we recently received some very useful news as foreigners about using Alipay which we want to share with you right away. It's called TourPass. >>"Does anyone have advice on how a US citizen can setup a WeChat or Alipay account without Chinese ID and Chinese Bank Account?" I was able to get alipay to work, but it isn’t as frequently accepted. It’s easy to get a Chinese phone number as it usually can be gotten from the airports or any kiosk. Seems to have a 2000 rmb limit, but I'm not sure if that is a total amount for the duration of the temporary card or not. Since then, I’ve been waiting for Wechat pay to start allowing for foreigners to use it without a Chinese bank account. Search "tour pass" in the alipay app. Before Tour Pass was launched, the best way for foreign visitors to use Alipay in China was by asking someone with a Chinese bank account to transfer money within the app, as explained in our China Survival Guide series.