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Investing in your business' future

Your decision to accept American Express® credit and charge Cards is an investment in your business' future.

Whether you process transactions in person, by mail, over the phone, or online, we have solutions to meet all your payment processing requirements.

Managing your transactions in a safe environment is important to us and imperative to you and your customers. These days, your business needs every advantage possible to attract new customers and keep the existing ones coming back. Having a credit card merchant account helps you do both.

Therefore, the prospect of credit card acceptance can raise a lot of questions. That's why we've provided a comprehensive site to explain the process, address your questions, and help you decide if it's right for you.

Learn more

Click on the links below to discover more about accepting cards.

  •   guidelines for accepting the Card

  •   accepting payments in foreign currencies

  •   guidelines for issuing credits

  •   how to handle a customer inquiry

The content of this website is intended for educational purposes only. Merchants must consider the information presented in light of their individual circumstances and objectives. American Express is not making and representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of any information that is provided hereunder. For the most accurate and current information regarding our policies and procedures please visit