The Mir payment system is actively used in Russia and accepted in other countries.
After the departure of Mastercard and Visa, the question of the availability of Mir in other countries has become especially relevant.
When we figure out where you can use Mir cards and in which countries the payment system should work.
Mir cards are officially accepted in 11 countries
You can withdraw money from Mir cards and pay with them in the following countries:
🇹🇷 TURKHINA: through terminals and ATMs of Turkiye Is Bankasi, Ziraat Bankasi, VakifBank, DenizBank and Halkbank
🇻🇳 Vietnam: in the infrastructure of the NAPAS payment system (VRB Bank)
🇦🇲 Armenia: through the device of banks participating in the ArCa payment system
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan: through the device of banks participating in the UZCARD payment system
🇧🇾 Belarus: through terminals and ATMs of VTB Belarus and the device of the BELKART payment system
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan: through terminals and ATMs of VTB, Sberbank, Halyk Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Halyk Bank), Center-Credit Bank
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan: through the device of the banks participating in the ELCART payment system
🇹🇯 Tajikistan: through the device of banks participating in the payment system Korti Milli and Express Pay (Dushanbe City)
🇰🇷 South Korea accepting the Mir card only for payment through the terminals of the BC Card payment system
▪️ Abkhazia: through the device of the banks participating in the APRA payment system
AT South Ossetia you cannot pay with Mir cards, but you can withdraw cash through ATMs of the National Bank of the Republic of South Ossetia.
Mir cards will soon be available in 5 more countries
First of all, Russia is playing to introduce Mir support in those countries where Russians most often fly on vacation.
🇦🇪 UAE due to the need to replace the Mir card in the Emirates in Russia. The cards were valid until March 10, 2022. But since March 11, their work has been suspended throughout the country.
We expect that the use of Mir cards will be possible after the creation of an organization about the government. We expect the working group to come to a positive conclusion.
Ahmed Al-Ketbi, Head of the Economic Department of the UAE Embassy in Moscow
🇨🇺 Cuba escalated with Russia even before the pandemic, but due to the fact that they were suspended. This spring, it became known that Russia and Cuba are once again considering launching Mir in the summer.
🇻🇪 Venezuela measurable question about the inclusion of the “World” map, but the identification has not yet been identified.
🇪🇬 Egypt can accept the Mir card by September of this year. The government of the country with special laws to deal with this issue.
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka back in March, he announced plans to launch Mir cards in the country by the end of 2022.
Mir cards can also earn in Thailand, India, Bahrain, Azerbaijan and Cyprusbut so far there is no approximate date when this can happen.
Preparations for the launch of the Mir payment system in a new country can take more than a year. The working groups from Russia refer to other countries, but this process is not fast, although from a technical point of view, the payment system is ready to work in new territories.
Source: Iphones RU