Accept our Cards and enjoy the backing of American Express®


Benefit from our programs that support small businesses – we promote local businesses to our Cardmembers through complimentary marketing.


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 Cardmembers1 your way


Competitive and transparent pricing to help make acceptance simple 



Speedy payment options – get paid as quickly as one business day2


Tools and online support to help manage your business



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



Helping your business attract potential customers.

Now more than ever, we’re bringing communities together in support of small businesses.


When you accept American Express Cards, you could be part of Shop Small®, a complimentary program dedicated to promoting local businesses’ to our Cardmembers.


Your business could be recommended  to Cardmembers through personlized emails3 and be featured on American Express Maps4, making it easy for them to find you. Cardmembers can also be eligible to received statement credits for spending at your business.


We know attracting customers is important to you all year round. That’s why we promote small businesses to our Cardmembers throughout the year, not just during a Shop Small campaign. 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 $921.



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 enjoy5.


Over 79,200 places in Canada started accepting American Express Cards in 20206.

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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