American Express Company (Amex KSA) which PayTabs offers for its merchants as an alternative payment method to provide customers/buyers with a faster and more convenient way to make purchases.

In this article, you will be going to know about:

Supported Regions: 

Once Merchant is LIVE or with Active Account with Paytabs AMEX KSA can be enabled.  This is subject for approval and application submission to AMEX KSA. 

How to Activate AMEX KSA?

Please follow the below steps: 

1.  Fill out the agreement form (below as attached)  in the attachment, and signed by the owner.

2. Submit the below applications along with the below requirements to the customer care team ([email protected]):   


Merchant trading|legal name:
Offered Rate:

Contact name:
Phone NO:


With a copy of the commercial registration  and Owners ID

Amex payment workflow

AMEX payment flow is hosted by PayTabs. which means that the payment will be managed and processed on our side. 

You can have the same page embedded in your checkout page by following our How to not redirect my customers to an external payment page? (iFrame/Embedded Mode) here

Using AMEX payment method, when the cardholder proceed to checkout page, they will be redirected to PayTabs payment page to enter AMEX card details and complete the payment. 

Transactions done using AMEX  cards, will show in the payment method in the transaction detail window

What are the payment features that AMEX supports?

Through AMEX cards, you can easily perform "Sale" and "Refund" transactions, but  Recurring transactions are allowed using AMEX.

Auth/Cap can be enabled based on AMEX team review and approval 

Check "What is the transaction type" for further details 

Refund Process Flow

AMEX transactions can be refunded directly from PayTabs dashboard by clicking on the transaction ID, and then click on the refund button as shown below


AMEX Settlement Flow

AMEX payments are directly settled in your bank account immediately as soon as the payment has passed successfully.