The American Express Card
The iconic green Card since 1969
Spending LimitNo pre-set spending limit
No Interest ChargesJust pay off your balance in full each month
If you'd prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmembership fee, an alternative option is available - The Basic Card
The Iconic Charge Card
Launched in 1969, the American Express Green Card remains the iconic Charge Card that enables you to stay in control of your finances
Earn Membership Rewards® points on virtually all your purchases
Redeem your points with our great partners, including Amazon, Harrods and Marks & Spencer
No Pre-set Limit
Benefit from no Pre-set spending limit
Ways to Redeem Your Points
Refer Friends, Get Rewarded
Complimentary Supplementary Cards
Travel Inconvenience Insurance
Travel Accident Insurance
American Express Experiences
American Express Offers
Receive your Card in the Post
To save time before applying for The American Express Card, it’s best to make sure you can say yes to the following.
- I am aged 18 or over
- I have a current UK bank or building society account
- I have a permanent UK home address
- I have no history of bad debt
- If you can say yes, go ahead. Your application takes less than 10 minutes and we may be able to give you a response in less than 60 seconds – so apply now.
Please ensure that you have read and downloaded these important documents before starting your application.
- Read Terms and Conditions
- Read Insurance
- Read Membership Rewards Terms and Conditions
- Statement of Lender and Borrower Responsibilities
- Cardmember Privacy Statement
If you'd prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmembership fee, an alternative Card is available - The Basic Card.
American Express adheres to The Standards of Lending Practice which are monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board
Need help completing your application? Click here for more information. If you are visually impaired, our online applications are accessibility software compatible.
Apply today and get a decision in as little as 60 seconds.
The American Express Card is offered by American Express Services Europe Limited.