Netflix Gift Cards

You can use Netflix Gift Cards to pay for a Netflix subscription or to give as a gift to friends, family, teachers, and more. 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.

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

Where can I purchase a Netflix gift card?



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 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 or linked to a partner bundle or service package; you can redeem a Netflix Gift Card if you pay for Netflix 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.

If your account is currently linked to a partner bundle or service package, you can save the Gift Card to be used if/when your account is no longer linked to a partner bundle or service package, or you can apply it to a new or different Netflix account.

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.

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.

If you are currently subscribed to both Streaming and DVD service, your gift balance will be applied to your Streaming bill first, then to DVD. The difference will be covered by the current method of payment on file. If there is no alternate method of payment on file, you will be prompted to add one.

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 your gift card.

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

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.