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Tap and Pay with your
American Express Card®
in Google Pay™

Your Card, conveniently.


Google Pay allows you to pay with your American Express without taking your Card out of your wallet wherever you can tap your Card2.

Enjoy peace of mind.


Shop confidently knowing you can still enjoy the same protection from American Express with our Fraud Protection Guarantee3.

Download the Google Pay app and start enjoying a new way to pay.

Set up is simple.


Get the app


Install the Google Pay app on Google Play4.


Add your eligible Card.


Add your eligible American Express Card1 by following the prompts.


You’re all set.


That’s it. You’re ready to pay in stores and in apps at participating American Express contactless merchants2.



Paying is a snap.


Here’s how to pay in store:


Wake up your device.


Place device over terminal for Tap to Pay.


You will get confirmation if your transaction was successful.

Google Pay is accepted wherever you can tap your eligible Card.

You can pay with Google Pay at participating American Express contactless merchants2, including the following stores:

  • Aldo

  • Marshalls

  • Shell Canada

  • Homesense

  • McDonald’s® Canada

  • Staples

  • Indigo Chapters

  • Petro Canada

  • Starbucks Coffee

  • Longo’s

  • Pusateri’s

  • Winners

†American Express is accepted at participating McDonald’s Restaurants in Canada

Take advantage of all your Cardmembership has to offer with the American Express app.


  • Access your account quickly from virtually anywhere.
  • View your balance and transaction history - and easily make payments.5
  • Use your Membership Rewards® points to pay for travel and everyday purchases charged to the Card.6

Google Pay FAQs & Terms and Conditions


TM, ®: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express.


TM*: Google Pay is a trademark of Google inc.


1. Available on eligible Cards. Eligible Cards include any American Express Consumer, Small Business or Corporate Card that is not cancelled or suspended and that is issued to you by Amex Bank of Canada. Prepaid cards and products (such as the American Express Gift Card) as well as Corporate Purchasing Cards, Global Dollar Cards and Corporate Meeting Cards are not eligible for Google Pay.


2. At participating American Express contactless merchants on eligible devices. Transaction limits may apply.


3. We will guarantee protection against fraudulent payments on your Card, provided you have taken the responsibility to notify us immediately, and you have complied with your Card Terms and Conditions.


4. An Android device running on Kitkat 4.4 or higher is eligible for Google Pay.


5. Restrictions and limitations apply.


6. Membership Rewards® points are available on eligible Cards. You can redeem Membership Rewards points for a statement credit towards an Eligible Purchase charged to an Eligible Card. You must redeem a minimum of 1,000 points per redemption. Redemption rates may vary by Eligible Card. Statement credits on your Card Account should not exceed the aggregate amount of the Eligible Purchase(s) on your Eligible Card. If an otherwise Eligible Purchase participates in the American Express Installment Program, only the amount billed each month will be counted as an Eligible Purchase. You can register for online services to view your Eligible Purchases and to redeem online. Only Eligible Purchases posted to your Card Account during the last 3 months, up to 150 most recent Eligible Purchases, will be displayed for redemption. If you wish to redeem points towards an Eligible Purchase within the last 12 months that is not displayed online, please contact us at the number listed on the back of your Card.