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American Express with Apple Pay.

Effortless payments, extraodinary rewards. 



There’s a smart way to pay and earn the same rewardsⱡ you may already enjoy using American Express with Apple Pay.


Simply add your eligible1 American Express® Card to Apple Pay, and you can use your eligible Apple device6 to make fast and convenient purchases wherever American Express contactless payments2 are accepted.



Frequently Asked Questions


Will my Card work with Apple Pay?


An eligible Card is an active American Express Consumer, Small Business or Corporate Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. Prepaid Cards and products (such as the American Express Gift Card) are not eligible.




Is my device ready for Apple Pay?


In order to use Apple Pay at participating American Express contactless merchants, you will need an iPhone 6 or later running on iOS 9.0 and above, or an Apple Watch with an iPhone 5 or later. You will also be able to use the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4 and Mac in Safari for in-app and on the web payments6




Where can I use Apple Pay?


You can use Apple Pay on your iPhone and Apple Watch to make payments in-store at participating contactless merchants where American Express Cards are accepted. 


You can also make purchases in-app with American Express on iPhone, iPad or Mac.



Get Started Today


Just follow these easy steps and you’ll be good to go.




Open the Wallet app.



Tap '+' to add your American Express Card.



Follow the prompts on screen and you’re done.

Paying is easy


Here's how:


Hold the top of your iPhone up to a contactless reader.

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Authorize your transaction using Face ID, Touch ID, or your PIN.3


You’ll feel a vibration or hear a beep. That’s it – authorized.


Get More from Apple Pay with American Express

Trusted Safety & Security


Enjoy the trusted security of American Express. Whether you tap with Apple Pay, or click or swipe, with your Card, we make fraud prevention our business. If there’s something unusual in your spending pattern, our intelligent security systems can help stop fraud in its tracks. Shop with confidence with our Fraud Protection Guarantee and get all of the rewards and benefits of American Express when you use Apple Pay.





When you use an eligible American Express Card with Apple Pay, it works just like tapping your physical Card. So, however way you pay, you can expect the same great customer service you can count on –
anywhere, anytime.



Unique Experience


Cardmembers can purchase Front of the Line presale tickets to some of the most in-demand concerts, theatre productions, restaurants and special events before the general public.






Unlock what American Express Cardmembership has to offer with the American Express App.


  • View your balance and transaction history - and easily make payments4
  • Access your account quickly using Face ID or Touch ID on supported devices3
  • Use your Membership Rewards® points to pay for travel and everyday purchases charged to the Card5
  • Register your eligible Card for Amex Offers. Get rewarded at the places you like to shop, dine, travel, and more7


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