Does PayPal Accept American Express?

Last Updated on 11/13/2020 by GS Staff

Q: Can I use American Express with PayPal?

Yes, American Express can be added to PayPal and used as a payment method. Here are all the credit cards that can be used with PayPal:

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover

You can also use a debit card, PayPal Credit Card, linked bank account, or the existing PayPal balance for payment. 

Keep in mind that the credit card used must have a registered billing address to complete PayPal payments. 

AMEX Send & Split

Users of American Express and PayPal might be interested in the new AMEX Send & Split feature available through the American Express App. This feature allows you to send money to friends and family without the standard credit card fee. You can also split an AMEX charge.

The below video provides a good explanation of how AMEX Send & Split works.