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American Express and Apple Pay

Add an eligible American Express® Card to use with Apple Pay so you can pay on the go with compatible Apple devices. Pay at participating contactless merchants, in participating apps, or on the web where American Express Cards are accepted in the US.

Apple Pay changes how you pay with breakthrough contactless payment technology and unique security features built right into Apple devices. Learn more about eligible devices. 

American Express Card Members using Apple Pay with an iPhone 6 and up will also get these features:

  • Real time notifications and details for your purchases – whether you use Apple Pay or a plastic Card to pay
  • Seamless connection to the Amex® Mobile app for enhanced account monitoring, servicing on the go and access to rewards and offers

Get More from Apple Pay with American Express

Trusted Safety & Security

Whether you swipe, click or tap to pay, American Express has your back. With fraud and online protection, American Express is working to safeguard you.

World-class Service

When you use an eligible American Express Card in Apple Pay, it works just like swiping your plastic Card. So expect the same great customer service – whenever or wherever you need us.

Benefits & Offers

Card benefit and reward information is just a tap away in the Amex Mobile App. Stay up to date on the latest Amex Offers and Card benefits on the go.

How To Add A Card

To add your American Express Card to Wallet you can enter your Card information manually or by capturing your Card information with the iSight camera.

Note: you will need the 4-digit security code found on the front of your Card.

Learn more about Apple Pay on eligible devices.

Where to Pay

Look for the contactless and Apple Pay symbols to pay quickly using Apple Pay in-store or on the web at participating merchants where American Express Cards are accepted in the US.

Visit to see a list of participating contactless, in-app, and web merchants here.

Panera Petco Staples
ToysRus Whole Foods

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Apple Pay FAQs American Express Terms of Use for Apple Pay

An “eligible American Express Card” means an American Express U.S. Consumer or Small Business credit or charge Card that is not cancelled and that is issued to you by a U.S. banking subsidiary of American Express, and the following American Express Corporate Cards issued by American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. to you as an employee of a commercial Card customer working in the United States: American Express® Corporate Green Card; American Express® Corporate Gold Card; American Express® Corporate Platinum Card; American Express® Corporate Centurion Card; American Express® Business Extra® Corporate Card; and American Express® Corporate Defined Expense Program Corporate Card.

Prepaid Cards and other products are not eligible. For American Express-branded Cards issued by other financial institutions, please contact your issuer to see if they participate in Apple Pay.

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