Easy to Get, Set Up, and Use
Get it in stores or online
Buy a Temporary Card at retailers2 such as CVS/pharmacy®, Duane Reade, Family Dollar, Fred's Super Dollar, Office Depot, Sheetz, or Walgreens and easily register for a Personalized Card online or with the American Express Serve® Mobile App3 to access all of the services American Express Serve has to offer. Or, skip the store and go directly to registering for an Account online.
Set it up quickly and easily
There is no credit check or minimum balance requirement to set up an Account — just a simple registration form.
Add money and use your Card for everyday purchases
Add cash at the register for FREE across 15,000 CVS/pharmacy® stores and participating 7‑ELEVEN® locations. Or, you can add money with Direct Deposit, a bank account, or a debit or credit card.4 Then, use your Account to pay bills, buy groceries, and shop virtually anywhere American Express® Cards are accepted.
- FREE to register for a Card online5
- FREE cash reloads across 15,000 CVS/pharmacy® stores and participating 7‑ELEVEN® locations
- FREE Direct Deposit for easy and fast access to your paycheck
- FREE ATM withdrawals at over 23,000 ATMs6
- FREE online bill pay
- FREE Subaccounts for your family and Reserve to put money away for a large purchase or vacation
- No credit check, no minimum balance, and no overdraft fees
Plus, there's no monthly fee when you use Direct Deposit or add $500 during your monthly statement period.
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World Class Service and Security
The American Express standard of service means a live person is here 24/7 to answer any questions and help find solutions.
Safe and Secure
If your Card is lost or stolen, you won’t be responsible for fraudulent Card charges. Shop with added confidence and Purchase Protection,7 which can help protect eligible purchases made with the Card against accidental damage and theft for up to 90 days from the date of purchase. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.