The American Express Gold Card – How to Apply

Learn about the American Express® Gold Card application process, cardholder benefits and more.
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When used strategically and paid in full each month, credit cards can be a great way to earn valuable rewards, avoid foreign currency transaction fees and add consumer protections to your purchases. The American Express Gold Card is no exception.

View the simple application process here to take advantage of American Express Gold Card benefits.

How to Apply for an American Express Gold Card

To apply for an American Express Gold Card, first click here or follow the link below and hit “Apply Now.”

Next, choose a card design from the listed options and enter your personal information, including your name, social security and annual income.

Continue to the next page to read the credit card’s terms and conditions, then submit your application. Once approved, you can accept the card and begin earning rewards.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learn More About Applying for an American Express Gold Card

American Express Gold Card Benefits and Rewards

  • Earn 60,000 membership rewards points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new card during the first six months of card membership.
  • Earn 4x membership rewards points at restaurants, takeout, and delivery in the U.S.
  • Earn 4x membership rewards points at U.S. supermarkets up to $25,000 per calendar year in purchases, and then earn 1x points.
  • Earn 3x membership rewards points on flights booked directly with airlines or on
  • Get $120 Uber Cash when you add your Gold Card to your Uber account. Each month, automatically get $10 in Uber Cash for Uber Eats orders or Uber rides in the U.S.
  • Earn up to $120 in dining credits after you register your card online. You’ll get $10 in monthly credits when you pay with your Gold Card at Grubhub, The Cheesecake Factory, Goldbelly,, Milk Bar, and select Shake Shack locations.
  • Choose gold or rose gold for the card color that suits your style.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • The annual fee is $250.

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