Integrated Payments Providers Program

Overview

The Integrated Payments Providers program is designed to help third-party solution vendors develop, certify, and market their products or services that are compatible with American Express requirements. The program provides a central point of contact for technical and specification guidance, certification assistance, and production support.

 

The program helps better serve and foster relationships with the organizations that service American Express Merchants at the Point of Sale (POS) in the form of software, products, and services. Through this initiative, it is our goal to provide clear insight and direction for future interactions with American Express.

Benefits of Program

                                                                                     

Get to Market Quicker

 

A clearly defined approval process facilitates the development and implementation of solutions that comply with American Express requirements. 

Clear Contact Points

 

Engage American Express product owners, access American Express requirements, and learn best practices for implementation. 

Increase Your Visibility

 

Approved vendors will appear on the Integrated Payments Providers list on this web page—an invaluable resource for Merchants and Acquirers seeking solutions. 

Partner with American Express

Powering Commerce through Partnership

 

Through the world’s largest integrated payments platform, we provide additional safe, reliable, and convenient ways to make payments and process transactions, connecting millions of customers and businesses around the world. 

Unique Perspective

We leverage our holistic structure as a global card issuer, merchant acquirer, and payments network to develop acceptance solutions that enable customers to spend and pay wherever, and however they prefer.

Leading the Way

Our solutions utilize the robust capabilities of industry standards and strong authentication methods so our partners can be confident they have effective security solutions in place to build lasting trust with their customers. Our investments in fraud capabilities have helped us achieve the lowest fraud rates in the industry.¹

Diverse Card Members with Higher Spend

On average, the annual spend of an American Express® Card Member is 3.1X that of non-Card Members;²  American Express Card Members spend $14K+ annually on their Card;³  and the transaction size of an American Express Card Member is 1.8X that of non-Card Members.²

Driving Global Standards

We facilitate worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions, and we work with key industry organizations to advance standards and regulations that benefit all players in the payments ecosystem.

 

¹Nilson Report, February 2018.

²Nilson Report #1, 103, February 2018.

³Nilson Report #1, 125, February 2018.

 

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Resources

Specifications & Documentation

Login to access American Express requirements, implementations guides and other relevant materials.

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Integrated Payments Providers List

View a complete list of American Express Integrated Payments Providers.

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Test Card, Certification Requests & Questions

Please contact the Payment Vendor Relations team for your requests and questions.

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FAQs

For additional information about the Integrated Payments Providers program and the registration process, please review our FAQ.

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