Netflix Gift Cards in North America

You can use Netflix Gift Cards to prepay for a Netflix subscription or to give as a gift to friends, family, teachers, and more. These gift cards are available at most major retailers in the following North American countries:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico

You can purchase a Netflix Gift Card at many retail locations, and apply the gift card to your new or existing Netflix account. We will deduct the appropriate amount from your gift card balance based on the plan you've chosen. If you are eligible for a free trial, you will receive a free month of service, in addition to the amount of the gift card. After the free month, we will start to deduct the monthly charge for your plan from your gift card balance.

For information about DVD Gift Cards in the US, see DVD Gift Cards in North America.

Click below for answers to our most common questions about Netflix Gift Cards.

How do I redeem gift cards?

Netflix Gift Card

To redeem your Netflix Gift Card:

  1. Go to
  2. Scratch the foil off the back of your card gently with a coin.
  3. Enter the 11-digit PIN code.

If you already have a Netflix account, you can also enter this code on your Account page. The balance of your gift card will be added to your account and your next payment will be taken from the gift card balance.

Why can't I redeem my gift card?

If you are unable to redeem a Netflix Gift Card, use this article to resolve the issue.

Can I buy Netflix Gift Cards online?

If you are in the United States, you can purchase e-mail delivery Netflix Gift Cards and physical Netflix Gift Cards online.

Electronic Netflix Gift Cards can be purchased through:

Gift cards bought in the US are sold in USD and can only be redeemed by customers in countries where Netflix charges USD. If you are in Canada or Mexico, online gift card options are not available.

Can I use more than one gift card on my account?

Yes, you can buy more than one gift card to use on your account. You can enter the gift cards at and your balance will increase with each gift card you add. Check your Billing Details page to see your available balance.

Can I redeem a Netflix Gift Card on my account if I pay through iTunes, Google Play, or another partner?

You cannot currently redeem a Netflix Gift Card on an account that is being billed through iTunes or Google Play; you can redeem a Netflix Gift Card if you pay through another partner. If you currently pay through iTunes or Google Play but would like to use a Netflix Gift Card, you will need to cancel your Netflix account and restart it using your gift card.

Do I have to enter a credit card to use a Netflix Gift Card on my account?

No. Just go to, scratch the foil off the back of your card gently with a coin, and enter your PIN. If you already have an account, follow the instructions above to add your gift card to your account. If you are new to Netflix, it's easy to sign up. All you need is your gift card and an email address, password and zip code to start watching TV shows and movies.

What happens when my gift balance isn’t enough to pay for a full month?

You will receive service for as long as your gift card balance lasts. We'll remind you via email when the gift card balance is low on your account, and you'll be able to stream TV shows and movies for a partial month. Once your gift card balance is consumed, you'll need to add another gift card or payment method to your account to continue service.

Will you notify me when my gift balance is running low?

Yes, we will send you an email to remind you when your gift balance is running low. If you don't have a payment method on file, we will advise you to add one so you can continue watching without interruption. You can also redeem another gift at any time.

If I purchase a gift card in one country, can I use it in another country?

Yes, as long as the country you're redeeming the Netflix Gift Card in uses the same currency as the one you purchased it from.

Do Netflix Gift Cards expire?

No. Netflix Gift Cards do not expire, and this information is printed on the back of each card.

Can I use a Netflix Gift Card if my account is on hold?

Yes, you can visit to redeem your Netflix Gift Card. If the gift card amount does not cover the cost for a full month (based on your current plan price), we will prorate the account for the number of days it covers. Once you redeem the gift card, it can take up to 60 minutes for the hold to be completely removed. If you have issues redeeming your gift card, you can contact customer service by clicking on Start Live Chat or Call Us below. A customer service agent will be able to help you redeem the gift card.

Can I use a Netflix Gift Card on a DVD only account in the US?

Yes, you can redeem Netflix Gift Cards on DVD only accounts by visiting your Account page and redeeming the gift card.

What happens to my Netflix Gift Card balance when I cancel my account?

Your account will be cancelled once your Netflix Gift Card balance has been completely consumed. After your cancellation request, you'll be able to continue streaming for as many months of service as you have left on your Netflix Gift Card. Once your Netflix Gift Card balance runs out, your cancellation will be effective and you will no longer be able to stream.