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The American Express Card

The American Express Card

The iconic green Card since 1969

Key Information

Spending LimitNo pre-set spending limit
Annual Fee£60
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

Check your eligibility

The American Express Card

  • Only takes a couple of minutes to complete
  • Will not impact your credit rating
  • Allows you to apply with confidence

All Benefits

Reward Yourself
Ways to Redeem Your Points
Refer Friends, Get Rewarded
Complimentary Supplementary Cards
Travel Benefits
Travel Inconvenience Insurance
Global Assist®
Travel Accident Insurance
World-class Service
American Express Experiences
American Express Offers
Extended Waranty
Refund Protection
Purchase Protection
Fraud Guarantee
Receive your Card in the Post

Eligibility

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.

Important Information

Please ensure that you have read and downloaded these important documents before starting your application.
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.

Apply today and get a decision in as little as 60 seconds.
The American Express Card is offered by American Express Services Europe Limited.

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