Does Target Accept American Express?

Last Updated on 09/10/2020 by GS Staff

Q: Does Target take American Express as a payment method?

Target provides several convenient options to pay similar to other larger retailers. One of those options is paying with an American Express credit card. Target accepts American Express at Target stores and on

The payment methods allowed at Target are as follows:

Target Stores

  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Target RedCard
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover/Novus
  • JCB
  • Diner’s Club International
  • Debit/ATM Cards
  • EBT
  • Target Gift Cards
  • Merchandise Return Cards
  • Prepaid Gift Cards with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express Logo
  • Gift Certificates from Target Corp
  • Merchandise Voucher
  • Personal Checks
  • Rebate Checks
  • WIC (in authorized stores)
  • Mobile Payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, etc.)
  • Alipay (in authorized stores)
  • Campus Cash (in authorized stores) 

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover/Novus
  • Foreign bank credit cards
  • Third-party gift cards from American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard.
  • Target PCard
  • Target REDcard
  • Credit Cards from foreign banks
  • Debit Cards connected to Visa or MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Target GiftCards or eGiftCards
  • Third-party Gift Cards from American Express, MasterCard, Discover, and Visa

See for complete details on Target’s payment methods.