Accepting American Express at your business gives you access to:


Support for your Business

We'll help you attract our high-spending Cardmembers and turn them into loyal customers.

Corporate Cardmembers

Your business could be attracting our corporate and business Cardmembers.

Grow Your Business

With instant access to over 100 million Card Members around the world, including Corporate Card Members.

Personal Cardmembers

Imagine the high income Cardmembers your business will be attracting.

Experience the Powerful Backing of American Express 

When American Express Card Members walk through your door, you'll find yourself welcoming customers with high spending power. Join our merchant network today and discover the business benefits of accepting American Express Cards, giving you even more opportunities to grow your business.


Higher Spending Power

When you welcome American Express Cards, it is an investment in attracting customers with greater spending power. Globally, the average American Express Card Member spends up to 4 to 5 times more than other Card Members from competitive networks.* By accepting our cards, you are also practically opening your business to some of the highest spenders and earners, including Corporate Card Members who are often mandated to use their Card for work related expenses.


Grow your business globally

Opening a merchant account with American Express gives you instant access to 117,8 million Cardmembers around the world, including Corporate Card Members. By aligning your business with a global trusted brand, you give your customers the confidence to spend more with you.


Greater Loyalty

In an age when people change credit cards as readily as mobile devices, you may be interested to learn that American Express Card Members globally are extraordinarily loyal to their Cards. This is beneficial to you, because it means they’re more likely to bring their extra spending power to your business. Plus, accepting American Express Cards allow you access to our most loyal Card Members enrolled on to our Membership Rewards® program which promotes spend centric loyalty at our merchant partners.


Did you know there are no setup fees for your business to accept American Express Cards?

  • No annual fees
  • No monthly fees
  • Our merchant service commission is only charged per Amex transaction
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