This follows the go live last year by Fitbit, and I notice by the same banks, so probably NFC Tap-to-Go cards are a requirement.
Apple Pay allows users to load a supported banking card and use their Apple device – such as an iPhone or cellular Apple Watch – to make a contactless payment at supported NFC-based terminals.
A number of users indicated that attempts to load any FNB, Investec, and Standard Bank cards were unsuccessful.
See Apple Pay now available in South Africa
Apple Pay is now available in South Africa, but not all banks support the digital mobile payment platform