img

Your American Express® Card comes with the added benefit of Contactless payments. Now shop on-the-go, faster than ever!

What is Contactless?

You can enjoy the added benefit of Contactless payments with your American Express® Card. It’s a secure and smarter way to pay for all your purchases of less than Rs.2,000. You don’t need to enter a PIN or sign for these purchases. You can also choose to use your Card like a regular Chip and PIN Card by either dipping or swiping it at the terminal.

How do Contactless payments work?

STEP 1
Look out for this symbol on the front and back of your Card.

STEP 2
Check American Express logo and Contactless logo on the terminal* display

STEP 3
Just tap or keep the Card close to the payment terminal*.

STEP 4
Get the receipt for your Contactless payment.

*No PIN required for Contactless transactions up to Rs.2,000.

How is Contactless safe and secure?

  • American Express issued Contactless Cards use the same secure encryption technology as any other American Express Chip and PIN Card.
  • While transacting your Card never leaves your hand.
  • American Express Contactless transactions are secure and protected. All information exchanged between American Express and the Merchant are encrypted and transmitted securely.

Accepted far and wide

You can use your Card at any payment terminal that displays the Contactless symbol. Contactless payments are accepted at various merchants across India and overseas, including:

GROCERIES DEPARTMENTAL STORE QSR FUEL ELECTRONICS
groceries
departemental_store
qsr fuel electronics

Click here view the complete merchant list.

faq
FAQs
Got questions on Contactless payments. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions
Find Out More

Not a Cardmember yet?

From exclusive travel benefits to shopping and dining offers, or from earning points on purchases to cash back, American Express has a Card to suit everyone, each with great benefits and world-class service. Browse the full range and find the perfect match for you.

View all Cards