Does Dollar General Accept American Express? [Full Guide]  

There are more than 16,000 Dollar General stores across the US, all of which sell a wide range of merchandise at affordable prices. 

But can you pay for Dollar General’s low-priced products with an American Express card? Here is everything you need to know!

Does Dollar General Accept American Express?  

Yes, all 16,000 Dollar General locations accept American Express both in-store and on the Dollar General Website. Dollar General also accepts other major credit cards and PayPal, but does not currently accept Cash on Delivery (CODs) or Layaway plans.  

So, exactly what forms of payment does Dollar General accept? Read on to find out!

What Forms Of Payment Does Dollar General Accept?

You can pay for your Dollar Tree shopping both in-store and online using the following payment methods: 

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • PayPal

And, you can pay using cash or check in Dollar General’s physical stores.

To know more about Dollar General, you can also see my posts on whether or not Dollar General accepts checks, if Dollar General accepts WIC, and if Dollar General takes coupons.


Dollar General accepts most major credit cards, including American ExpressThis means that you can pay for products using your Amex card both in-store and online at

When shopping in-store, you can also pay for your items using cash or check. In fact, most upfront payment methods are accepted at Dollar General, while methods such as CODs and Layaway plans are not.  

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Marques Thomas

Marques Thomas graduated with a MBA in 2011. Since then, Marques has worked in the retail and consumer service industry as a manager, advisor, and marketer. Marques is also the head writer and founder of

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