Mir cards can be used to pay for purchases in South Korea, indicated on the official website of the payment system.
“Currently, in South Korea, you can pay for purchases in some devices of the BC Card payment system,” Interfax quotes Mir’s technical support.
True, only payment for purchases is available, it will not be possible to withdraw cash from the Mir card in South Korea.
BC Card is a South Korean financial services company. It is one of the largest payment processing companies in South Korea, with over 3 million merchants. BC Card started working with the National Payment Card System (NSPK) in 2020.
Now Mir cards are accepted in 11 countries: Turkey, Vietnam, South Korea, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Negotiations are underway on the possibility of paying for purchases with Mir cards with Cuba, Egypt and Venezuela.