American Express | How to Login | Make Payments | Apply

American Express is a global services company that provides its customers a wide variety of credit cards to choose from, depending on each one’s needs. The 4 sub-categories of cards they offer include:

  • Personal cards
  • Small business cards
  • Corporate cards
  • Prepaid cards

If you head over to the American Express, you can find information on all of the many cards that they offer and find one that suits your needs. You can check individual details of each and every card, and then apply for the one you want. The website has a lot of information on it and is simple to understand.

How to login to make payments?

  • STEP 1: Head over to
  • STEP 2: Click on the ‘LOG IN’ button at the top right on the page.
  • STEP 3: Select your account type, enter your User ID and password, and then hit ‘Log In’. You have the option of ticking the ‘Remember Me’ box if you want your login details to be saved on this website.
American Express Login
American Express Login

Forgot your American Express user ID or password?

  • STEP 1: From the log in page, hit ‘Forgot User ID or Password?’.
  • STEP 2: Enter your details – the 15-digit number on the front of your card and 4-digit card ID as well.
  • STEP 3: Once your identity is confirmed, you can retrieve your User ID and then reset your password as well.
American Express Recovery
American Express Recovery

How to apply for a American Express credit card?

  • STEP 1: Select the sub-category of the type of card you want to apply for, from the American Express homepage.
  • STEP 2: There are quite a few cards to choose from, hence the website also allows you to compare cards. Select the card you wish to apply for by clicking ‘Apply Now’.
  • STEP 3: You will be asked for personal details. For example, if you select the Amex EveryDay Credit Card, you will have to fill in details such as name, email, social security number, date of birth, phone number, address and income details. Click ‘Continue’.
Applying for American Express Card
Applying for American Express Card


How to activate American Express credit card?

  • STEP 1: On filling in all the details required, you will be sent an email on the email address you just used. Open the email and copy the given activation code.
  • STEP 2: Paste this activation code in the page that follows after clicking continue in the previous step. Click the verify button to activate your American Express Credit Card.