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Cash Back Credit Cards from American Express

Cash Back Credit Cards from American Express

Get all the benefits of an American Express® Credit Card while collecting Cash Back on all your purchases.

Why choose an American Express Cash Back Credit Card?

With any of our American Express® Cash Back Credit Cards, you can get the flexibility of earning cash back on everything you buy with your Card, along with the security and convenience of being an American Express Cardmember.

Front Of The Line®

American Express Cardmembers can purchase advanced tickets to many sought-after events before they go on sale to the general public. During the public on-sale period for many major events, Cardmembers can purchase Front Of The Line® tickets from a block of great seats reserved exclusively for American Express.


Our Cash Back Credit Cards

Simply Cash Card from American Express

Earn upto 5% cashback in your first 6 months (up to $250 cashback)1
  • Earn upto 5% cashback in your first 6 months (up to $250 cashback)1
  • No limit to the amount of cash back you can earn
  • No annual fee

Simply Cash Preferred Card from American Express

Earn 5% cashback in your first 6 months (up to $300)1
  • Earn 5% cashback in your first 6 months1
  • Earn 2% cash back when your Welcome Rate end2
  • No Limit to the amount of cash back you can earn

Key benefits at a glance

An American Express Cash Back Credit Card offers you:

The range of benefits varies from Card to Card.

24/7 Customer Service

Your life doesn’t keep regular office hours, so neither do we. If you want us, there is always someone to speak with you, 24/7, about whatever you need big or small. Wherever you are in the world.

Emergency Card Replacement

Lose your Card? Don’t lose any sleep. If your Card is ever lost or stolen, we’ll arrange to get you a new one as soon as possible. If it happens in a remote location, arrangements can be made to have a Card waiting at a point along your way.

Fraud Protection Guarantee

Use an American Express® Card online or off, and you won't be held responsible for any fraudulent charges, as long as you've taken reasonable care to protect your account details and PIN.

Manage your Account online

With Online Services from American Express, you can stay on top of your account. Check statements, set account alerts and more while you’re on the go.



Before we can consider your application, please ensure you can say yes to the following:

  • You are a Canadian resident and have a Canadian credit file.
  • You are of the age of majority in the province or territory of the residence

Some Cards may have additional specific eligibility criteria, and you will be asked to provide employment, income and bank account information in order to submit your application.

Once you have found the Card that suits you best, make sure you read the important information, then hit the 'Apply now' button to begin the application process. At this stage, you can decide how you'd like your name to appear on your Card, and choose optional additional benefits. You can get a response from your application in 60 seconds.


Travel Rewards Cards

Enjoy all the benefits, convenience and security of an American Express® Card – with the added bonus of earning points for travel when you use your Card.

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Find a type of card to suit your needs

Explore our range of Cards, you're bound to find something to suits your needs and lifestyle.


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