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With its hundreds of featured travel and entertainment rewards accessible worldwide, the American Express Platinum Credit Card is created for people who enjoy living and traveling luxuriously. It all comes for a $450 annual fee, but we bet this is not your biggest concern. If you want to apply for becoming a cardholder we’ll show you how to order this card online
Any individual that meets the following criteria can apply for the American Express Platinum Credit Card:
- You must be at least 18 years old
- Have a government issued photo ID document
- Have a valid social security number, home address, and phone number
- Provide information relative to your annual income and your employment information
How to Apply
Step 1: You can apply for an American Express Platinum Credit Card by visiting the card’s homepage. Find and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button as shown in the picture below.
This will redirect you to the online application page.
Step 2: In the online application page, introduce your personal information including your: first name, last name, the name you wish to appear on your card, date of birth, Social Security Number, e-mail address, primary phone number, home address, total annual income and income source.
After completing all the mandatory fields, click on the ‘Continue’ button.
Step 3: The next page will show you the Terms and Conditions associated with the American Express Platinum Credit Card including the offers’ details and promotions you’ll benefit from by becoming a cardholder.
Make sure to read them carefully and click on the ‘Agree and submit application’ button. Note that by submitting this application, you certify that you have read, met, and agreed to all of the terms, conditions, and disclosures as stated in it, which contain fees and other important information.
Step 4: Although your application is almost finished the bank website will redirect you to another page where you will be asked to provide some additional information regarding your financial status (optional).
If you wish to complete this step as well, you can provide information regarding your financial assets by checking the provided options.
Step 5: Scroll down on the same page and provide some optional employment information (company name and working phone number), or, if you are a student, your education information (student or recent graduate).
Note that your application might be successful without providing such information. To conclude, click ‘Continue’. The approval or rejection of the application will be given in as little as 60 seconds and in no longer than 48 hours.
Q: What happens if I lose the card or it is stolen?
First, you need to report that your card is lost or stolen by calling 24 hour Card Member Help Line and there you will get all the necessary information about further steps.
Q: There are useful online services, but you need to be registered. How can I do that?
The account registration is possible and available anytime anywhere. It is a quick and very easy process consisting of 3 steps. After you create a user ID and password and enter your card number, you just need to provide some security information and finish the process. Everything is free of charge. Since the registration process is fast and some data from the card itself are obligatory to be entered, it is better to have your card at your hand.
Q: I want to have the access to my account from my smartphone. Is there a mobile application for the American Express Platinum Credit Card?
Of course. American Express Mobile Application exists for iPhone and Android devices. There you can see and do everything in connection with your account, like transactions, payments, statements etc. Registration is not necessary, you just log in by entering username and password for your online account.