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About SafeKey®

As online shopping grows increasingly prevalent, so do concerns about fraudulent transactions. Online fraud can affect your business in a number of ways, such as lost sales, harm to your brand, and liability for fraud costs. American Express SafeKey® leverages the global industry standard, 3-D Secure®, to detect and reduce online fraud by adding an extra layer of security when Card Members shop online. 


Coming Soon—the Next Generation of SafeKey

SafeKey Product Documentation and Specs Now Available!

American Express SafeKey 2.0 (EMV® 3D-Secure) offers enhancements in technology, security and performance including richer exchanges of information between Merchants and Issuers—helping to reduce fraud and friction at the checkout. And, Card Members have the flexibility to shop how they want—including in-app purchases on smart devices. To download the SafeKey 2.0 Overview and FAQ please select your region and check out the Resources section.


To download the secure Product Documentation, simply Register / Log-in using the following links:

  • Issuers/Acquirers: Click here                      
  • MPI/ACS ProvidersClick here              
  • Merchants: Click here                                        

Next steps

To find out more about SafeKey and to enroll, please confirm your country and your role.

*If you're a Merchant in this market, please contact your American Express Representative for more information around enrollment.