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Accept our Cards and enjoy the backing of American Express®


Sign up to accept American Express Cards by 29 July 2021  and your business could be eligible for our current Shop Small® promotion, at no cost to you1.


Call 1-877-255-4334 (9am – 7pm Eastern Time Monday to Friday) or we can call you to set up an American Express account today. 




When you accept American Express Cards, we back you with:



Complimentary marketing to help send high-spending Cardmembersyour way


Competitive and transparent pricing to help make acceptance simple 


Speedy payment options – get paid as quickly as one business day3


Tools and online support to help manage your business


Best-in-class solutions to help prevent fraud and disputes

Shop Small® is back!


When you accept American Express Cards, you could be part of our current Shop Small campaign, dedicated to promoting local, eligible small businesses to our Cardmembers and rewarding them for qualifying purchases.


Your business could be recommended to Cardmembers through personalized emails4, featured on American Express Maps5, and receive branded Shop Small signage, all at no cost to you1.  We make it easy for potential customers to know where they can Shop Small. 


Don’t miss out. Contact us by 29 July 2021 to accept American Express Cards and you could be included in our current campaign, subject to eligibility1


Just one of the many ways we’ve got your back.

Take the guesswork out of your rates
Attract potential customers to your business

Competitive rates,

without the guesswork


Our merchant rates are competitive, transparent and based on your industry and annual account activity. These rates are consistent across all our credit and charge Card products to help make acceptance simple. 


Welcome exceptional customers who:

Spend more


In 2019, the average American Express transaction was $180 versus the average Non-American Express credit card transaction of $922.



Are loyal 


 70% of Canadian American Express Cardmembers report they chose to use American Express when making retail purchases in the prior 6 months because this payment method gives them rewards or benefits that they enjoy6.


Over 79,200 places in Canada started accepting American Express Cards in 20207.

Not one of them? 

Call us at
1-877-255-4334 (9am – 7pm Eastern Time Monday to Friday)

or have one of our Sales Representatives contact you. 


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