Apple Pay





Effortless payments, extraordinary rewards.


There’s a smart way to pay and earn the same rewards you may already enjoy using American Express with Apple Pay. Simply add your eligible1 American Express® Card to Apple Pay, and you can use your eligible Apple device2 to make fast and convenient purchases wherever American Express contactless payments3 are accepted.

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Trusted Safety & Security

Enjoy the trusted security of American Express. Whether you tap with Apple Pay, or pay with your Card, we make fraud prevention our business. If there’s something unusual in your spending pattern, our intelligent security systems can help stop fraud in its tracks. Shop with confidence with our Fraud Protection Guaranteeand get all of the rewards and benefits of American Express when you use Apple Pay.


When you use an eligible American Express Card with Apple Pay, it works just like tapping your physical Card. So, however way you pay, you can expect the same great customer service you can count on – anywhere, anytime.

Unique Experience

Cardmembers can purchase Front Of The Line®5 presale tickets to some of the most in-demand virtual events, concerts, theatre productions, restaurants and special events before the general public.


How to set up Apple Pay



Open the Wallet app on your Apple device and tap '+' to add your eligible American Express Card.



For security purposes, when adding your Card to Apple Pay, we may ask you to enter a one-time verification code to confirm your identity.



And you’re done – it’s that simple.

You can also add your eligible American Express Card1 to an eligible Apple device2 through the American Express® App.

Simply download the Amex App from the App Store, go to the Account tab, tap on Apple Pay and follow the instructions on the screen.

How to use Apple Pay


Hold the top of your iPhone up to a contactless reader.


Authorize your transaction using Face ID, Touch ID, or your PIN.6


You’ll feel a vibration or hear a beep. That’s it – authorized.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will my Card work with Apple Pay?

An eligible Card is an active American Express Consumer, Small Business or Corporate Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. Prepaid Cards and products (such as the American Express Gift Card) are not eligible.

Is my device eligible for Apple Pay?

In order to use Apple Pay at participating American Express contactless merchants, you will need an iPhone 6 or later running on iOS 9.0 and above, or an Apple Watch with an iPhone 5 or later. You will also be able to use the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4 and Mac in Safari for in-app and on the web payments2.

Where can I use Apple Pay?

You can use Apple Pay on your iPhone and Apple Watch to make payments in-store at participating contactless merchants where American Express Cards are accepted. You can also make purchases in-app with American Express on iPhone, iPad or Mac.


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

  • View your balance and transaction history - and easily make payments7
  • Access your account quickly using Face ID or Touch ID on supported devices6
  • Use your Membership Rewards® points to pay for eligible travel and everyday purchases charged to the Card.8
  • Register your eligible Card for Amex Offers. Get rewarded at the places you like to shop, dine, travel, and more.9