Full List of American Express Credit Card Customer Service Numbers [2021]

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If you’re looking to contact American Express Customer Service regarding your personal, business, or corporate card, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you want to make a payment, apply for a new card, dispute a fraudulent charge, or simply have questions related to questions on your account, you can use the following customer service phone numbers.

The best number to call may vary depending on the purpose of your call, so we’ve broken out some common areas of concern, but the general customer service line is always a good place to get started, too. At the bottom, we’ve also included some alternate methods of contact so you can choose the best way to get in touch with American Express. 

American Express Personal Card Customer Service Numbers

If you need to talk to someone regarding one of American Express’ personal credit cards, you’ll want to use the phone numbers in this section.

Customer Service for Personal Cards: 800-528-4800 or contact the number on the back of your card for the following American Express personal cards:

Hot Tip: This list includes all cards that American Express currently issues. If you hold a card that is not listed, you are still able to call the phone numbers listed or call the number listed on the back of your card for assistance.

To Report Lost or Stolen Card, Fraud, or Dispute a Charge: 800-528-4800

Make Payments by Phone: 800-472-9297

Apply for a Card: 888-297-1244

Check Application Status: 877-239-3491

Verify Card: Call the number listed on the activation sticker or verify receipt online

American Express Business Card Customer Service Numbers

If you have an American Express business card, this is the section you’ll want to use.

Customer Service for Business Cards: 800-492-3344

Hot Tip: If you have a card that is not listed, you are still able to call the phone numbers listed or refer to the number listed on the back of your card for assistance — this just means that your card may no longer be open to new applicants

To Report a Lost or Stolen Card, Fraud, or Dispute a Charge: 800-528-4800

Make Payments by Phone: 800-472-9297

Apply for a Card: 800-519-6736

Verify Card: Call the number listed on the activation sticker or verify receipt online

American Express Corporate Cards Customer Service Numbers

If you hold a corporate card that is managed by your employer, these are the customer service numbers you’ll want to reference.

General Customer Service for American Express Corporate Cards: 800-528-2122

  • American Express® / Business Extra® Corporate Card
  • American Express® Corporate Gold Card
  • American Express® Corporate Green Card
  • Corporate Platinum Card® by American Express

Platinum Customer Service: 800-492-3932

To Report a Lost or Stolen Card, Fraud, or Dispute a Charge: 800-528-4800

Verify Card: Call the number listed on the activation sticker or verify receipt online

Bottom Line: We’ve included the numbers for cardholders only. If you’re a Program Administrator, you’ll need to call 888-800-8564 for customer service support.

American Express Travel and Membership Rewards Customer Service Numbers

If you’re looking to book or change travel through American Express or have questions about your Membership Rewards account, here are some good numbers to use.

Reservations for Air, Hotel, and Car Rentals:

Reservations for Cruises: 800-297-5627

Membership Rewards Customer Service Number: 800-297-3276

American Express Customer Service Alternate Methods of Contact

Company Website: americanexpress.com

General Inquiries Mailing Address:
American Express
P.O. Box 981535
El Paso, TX 79998-1535

Payment Mailing Address:
American Express
P.O. Box 650448
Dallas, TX 75265-0448

Customer Login: global.americanexpress.com/login

Secure Chat: Log on to your American Express account and click the blue Chat box in the bottom right corner. This secure chat function will allow you to speak with an American Express representative.

Twitter: Tweet questions to @AskAmex

Facebook: Send messages via Facebook


Frequently asked questions

Does Amex have live chat?

American Express has a live chat feature that allows you to speak directly with an American Express representative 24/7.

To access this chat, log on to your American Express account and click the blue Chat box in the bottom right corner. American Express suggests doing this from a desktop for the best results.

What is the number for American Express customer service?

American Express has a few customer service lines depending on your card type:

You can also contact the number on the back of your card as well.

How do I dispute a charge on my American Express card?

Once you see a charge on your card that you don’t recognize or see charges for services you believe are incorrect, you’ll want to contact American Express customer service immediately. Whether you have a personal, business, or corporate card, the best number to call is 800-528-4800.

You can also log on to your account and do the following:

  1. Visit Account Services
  2. Select Inquiry and Dispute Center from the side menu
  3. Click on Open a Billing or Payment Dispute

How do I verify my American Express card?

Once you receive your new American Express card in the mail, you’ll have to confirm that you’ve received it for it to be activated. You can confirm receipt online or by calling the phone number listed on the sticker on the front of your new card.

With either method, you’ll need to provide the card number and 4-digit security code.

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