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Accept our Cards and enjoy the backing of American Express®


Sign up to accept American Express Cards by Aug 17 and your business could be eligible for our Shop Small® promotion, at no cost to you1.


Call 1-877-255-4334 (9am – 7pm Eastern Time Monday to Friday) or have us contact you to learn more. 




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



Complimentary marketing to help send high-spending Cardmembers2 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

Backing small businesses

Our biggest Shop Small offer to date encourages American Express Cardmembers to shop at eligible small businesses. During this promotion, Cardmembers could be eligible to earn a $5 statement credit4, up to 10 times* when they make a qualifying purchase of at least $10 in a single transaction (after taxes), with their registered American Express Card. This is funded entirely by us – there is no cost to you1. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply.


Our Cardmembers will receive emails about the offer, and we’ll make it easy for them to find you on American Express Maps5

Don’t miss out on welcoming these potential customers. Contact us today to accept American Express Cards by August 17 and you could be included in the campaign, subject to eligibilty1.

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 90,000 places in Canada started accepting American Express Cards in 2019.

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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