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The American Express Card

Earn Membership Rewards® points on your purchases
Annual Fee £60

Spending Limit
No pre-set spending limit
No Interest Charges
Just pay off your balance in full each month
Annual Fee
£60
If you'd prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmembership fee, an alternative option is available -
The Basic Card

Key Benefits

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

MEMBERSHIP REWARDS

Earn Membership Rewards® points on virtually all your purchases

REDEEM POINTS

Redeem your points with our great partners, including Amazon, Harrods and Marks & Spencer

NO PRE-SET LIMIT

Benefit from no Pre-set spending limit

Reward Yourself

  • Ways to Redeem Your Points
  • Refer Friends, Get Rewarded
  • Complimentary Supplementary Cards
Read more

Travel

  • Travel Inconvenience Insurance
  • Global Assist®
  • Travel Accident Insurance
Read more

World-class Service

  • American Express Experiences
  • American Express Offers
  • Extended Warranty
  • Refund Protection
  • Purchase Protection
  • Fraud Guarantee
Read more
Reward Yourself
Ways to Redeem Your Points
10,000 points
Is enough for £50 of Expedia or Amazon gift vouchers

15,000 points
Gets you to Paris and back on Eurostar

20,000 points
Takes you and a friend to Nice on British Airways. Or, redeem your points with 15 frequent flyer and hotel programmes

Find out more ways to redeem here
Invite Friends, get Rewarded
Invite a friend and earn 5,000 bonus Membership Rewards points if they are approved – up to 90,000 points a year. You can put them towards flights, Amazon purchases or paying off your balance. Find out more here.
Complimentary Supplementary Cards
Add family members or a partner to your Account and earn Membership Rewards points faster.
Travel Benefits
Travel Inconvenience Insurance
Covering flight cancellations, and delayed baggage when flights are purchased on your Card
Global Assist®
Provides 24/7 help whenever you are travelling outside the UK.
Travel Accident Insurance
Covers up to £75,000
World-class Service
American Express Experiences
Make your next night out a memorable one with American Express Experiences, enjoy access to some of the most in-demand music, film and theatre events in town.
American Express Offers
Enjoy carefully selected offers from our range of retail and travel partners.
Extended Waranty
When the manufacturer's warranty expires on your favourite new purchase, we'll give you a year's Extended Warranty up to £1,500 per item
Refund Protection
Enjoy Refund Protection on eligible items. If the UK retailer won't refund or replace the eligible item, we will, up to a maximum of £200
Purchase Protection
If you bought it on your Card and it's stolen or damaged within 90 days, we'll replace or repair it, or refund you up to £2,500 per eligible item
Fraud Guarantee
Don't recognise a purchase? We'll remove it from your Account immediately and investigate it for you as part of our online fraud guarantee.
Receive your Card in the Post
Once approved, you’ll receive your Card in the post, so you can start earning Membership Rewards® points on your spend straight away.
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.

American Express Services Europe Limited has its registered office at Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom. It is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 1833139 and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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