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The American Express Business Platinum credit card is one of the fanciest cards offered by the American Express. Regardless of its huge annual fee of $450, it nevertheless offers a series of great travel benefits and an outstanding membership rewards points to business owners. If you are planning to apply for this card, you can do it directly from your PC in a few easy steps.
Before starting the online application for this card, make sure you meet the requirements listed below:
- Have at least 18 years of age
- Be a legal U.S. resident
- Have a Social Security Number
- Be the owner or legal representative of a legal business company or corporate
- Possess a Federal Tax ID related to your business
- Be willing to provide information relative to your business including the industry type, the number of employees, the estimated monthly expenses and the annual business revenue.
How to Apply
Here is our step-by-step guide on how to fill in and submit an online application:
Step 1: Visit the card summary page and press the ‘Apply’ button. You’ll be redirected to the American Express online application form related to this card.
Step 2: Introduce the required information regarding your business such as: the official business email address, the legal business name, the physical business address, city, state, zip code, business phone number, industry type, company structure, years in business, number of employees, annual business revenue, estimated monthly amounts spent and federal tax ID. Afterwards, press the ‘Continue’ button.
Step 3: Provide your personal information including: first and last name, home address, date of birth, Social Security Number, e-mail address, primary phone number and total annual income. Choose the preferred mailing address (business or home address) to let know to the American Express Bank where to send your bills. Finally, click on the ‘Verify Application’ button and you’ll receive the results of your application after 60 seconds of your application submission.
Q: What does the company structure stand for?
Organizational or company structure is a system which determines a hierarchy within an organization. It identifies how various roles and responsibilities are given, controlled and coordinated, as well as who makes and how are decisions made at various different levels. The aim is to make the organizations efficient, flexible and innovative.
Q: Can I earn the points if I make a purchase abroad?
Yes, of course. You can continue earning points while you travel, since American Express Cards are accepted around the world. All you need to do is to check whether that place accepts American Express and every time you make a purchase on your card, you will earn points no matter whether it is in your country or not.
Q: What information should I provide when I apply for American Express Platinum Business?
When you apply you need to enclose your company’s financial statements, details on your company’s structure, tax information and the contact information for your company’s authorizing officer.
Q: Am I protected against fraud and how is that achieved?
American Express pays a lot of attention and invests in safety measures that is why they introduced American Express SafeKey, a fraud protection which ensure a safe and secure shopping experience.
Q: What kind of insurance do I get?
All card owners receive Business Travel Accident Insurance, Accident Medical Insurance, Baggage and Personal Possessions Insurance and Travel Inconvenience Insurance. This include business travel accident insurance, accident medical insurance, travel inconvenience insurance for flight delays and lost or stolen luggage payment.