Global backing for Card Members, wherever you move


Global Card Relationship, our Card Member-only service, makes it seamless for Card Members to apply for a new American Express® Card in select countries.

Experience Global Membership


American Express strives to provide the world's best customer experience every day. Pushing the limits to make global membership mean more. As a Card Member, when you move abroad, applying for a new local credit card account is not only possible, it's seamless.

How Global Card Relationship works:


  • Shop Cards avaliable in your new country
  • Sign in to your Account, so we can access your Account history
  • Apply using the address in the country you are moving to
  • We may use your Account history to make a decision on your application

Where did you move to?

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By selecting your location, you will be directed to your local American Express site which is governed by local online terms of service and privacy policy.

Live globally, like a local


Keep your original Member Since date


You can keep your original Member Since date on your new Card when you apply as a Card Member.


Get your Instant Card Number today


Start experiencing the benefits of Card Membership today, if eligible for an Instant Card Number. 


Whenever you need us, we're here


Our Member Services team will ensure you are taken care of. From lost Card replacement to statement questions, we are available to help 24 hours a day. 

Not a Card Member? If you're moving to the U.S., we can access your credit history in select countries outside the U.S., which could help you apply for an American Express Personal Card.

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