How to Pay an American Express Bill Online

by Raleigh Hansman

Paying your bill online is one of the easiest and most time-saving features offered by credit card companies. Follow these steps to pay an American Express bill online.

How to Pay an American Express Bill Online

Go to www.americanexpress.com. Click "Create an Account" on the left side of the page. Click "Continue" on the following page.

Enter your 15-digit card number and the four-digit security code. Click continue.

Enter your name, address and bank account information from which money will be deducted to pay your American Express bill online. Create a user name and unique password that will allow you to sign in to pay your bill.

Customize your account to pay your bill automatically by deducting directly from a checking or savings account each month. You can pay the minimum or full amount due each month or post your statement online to your email account.

Verify account set up through the confirmation email sent to your account.

If you did not set up your account to automatically pay your balance or minimum payment due each month, enter the American Express site and sign in with your user name and password when your online statement arrives. Make your desired payment and click submit.

Items you will need

  • American Express card Internet Bank account Email account Computer

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About the Author

Raleigh Hansman is a first-year law student at the University of South Dakota. Prior to returning to school, Hansman worked in Los Angeles, Calif. in PR, marketing and event planning. A professional writer for three years, Hansman boasts a diverse portfolio ranging from real estate and business, to entertainment and beauty.

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