How to add your
Partnership Card to Apple Pay

Quickly make faster payments, today

Now you can enjoy all the benefits of your Partnership Card, using Apple Pay. It’s the easy, secure and private way to pay.

With Apple Pay you can pay at thousands of locations - including Waitrose and in many apps, with your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac on Safari.

Better still, when you add your Partnership Card to Apple Pay, you’ll continue to earn rewards on all your purchases.

Set up is simple



Open the Wallet app.

Tap the plus sign.

From there, follow the on-screen instructions.

Apple Watch


Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and select “Wallet and Apple Pay”.

Then tap “Add Credit or Debit Card”.

From there, follow the on-screen instructions.



Go to Settings and open “Wallet & Apple Pay”.

Select “Add Debit or Credit Card”.

From there, follow the on-screen instructions.

Apple Pay can be used wherever
contactless payments are accepted

Say goodbye to the contactless limit. You'll be able to make secure purchases above the £100 contactless limit in shops, apps and on the web. So it's as simple as your physical card. In some cases a contactless limit applies in shops. Ask your retailer about their policy.

You can also use Apple Pay on Transport for London and in all kinds of apps and websites. And it’s an easy way to make donations to your favourite non‑profits.

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Security is a priority

Your card information is secure because it isn't stored on your device or shared when you pay.

However, if your device goes missing you should immediately lock or erase your stored digital cards using ‘Find My iPhone’ through iCloud, and call us on 0800 015 0914 – day or night – to alert us. If you’re calling from abroad, use +44 121 214 5732.

If you do lose your actual Partnership Card, just notify us and you can continue to use Apple Pay while we replace it.

Top FAQs

The first card you add into your Wallet is your default card. To change your default card you can either:

Go to “Settings”, select “Wallet & Apple Pay” and scroll down to set your “Default Card”; or

In the "Wallet" app select the card you'd like to make the default, and drag it down to the bottom of the screen. Tap "OK" when prompted.

Yes. An additional cardholder can add their Partnership Card to Apple Pay. Note that the security code for registration and the welcome email will be sent to the main cardholder’s email or phone.

Yes. You'll still earn loyalty points at the same rate as you do now, 5 points for each £4 spent within John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners shops, 1 point for each £4 spent outside of the Partnership.


Apple, the Apple logo, Apple Pay, Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Mac, Safari and Touch ID are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. iPad Pro is a trademark of Apple Inc.

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