DVD Gift Cards

You can use DVD Gift Cards to prepay for a Netflix subscription or to give as a gift to friends, family, teachers, and more. These gift cards are no longer available for purchase.

You can apply a DVD 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're new to Netflix and haven't had an account before, 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.

Read on for answers to our most common questions about DVD Gift Cards.

How do I redeem gift cards?

To redeem your DVD Gift Card:

  1. Go to dvd.com/redeem.

  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 PIN on the 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.

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

Yes. To use more than one gift card on your account, enter the gift cards at dvd.com/redeem. Your balance will increase with each gift card you add. You can always check your Billing Details page to see your available balance.

Can I redeem a DVD Gift Card on my account if I pay through iTunes or Google Play?

No. You currently cannot redeem a DVD Gift Card on an account that is being billed through iTunes or Google Play. If you would like to use a DVD Gift Card, you will need to cancel your Netflix account to end iTunes or Google Play billing and then restart your account using the gift card.

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

No. Just go to dvd.com/redeem and enter the PIN found on the back of your gift card. If you already have an account, follow the instructions above to add this gift to your account. If you are new to Netflix, it's easy to sign up. This gift card and an email address, password and mailing address are all you need to start having DVDs and Blu-ray discs delivered to your home.

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. If your gift card balance does not cover a full month, you'll be able to have DVDs or Blu-ray discs mailed to you for a partial month. Once your gift card balance is consumed, you'll need to add a Netflix Gift Card or payment method to your account to continue service.

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

No. We will not send you an email when your DVD gift card balance is running low. You can always look under the Billing Details section of the Your Account page to check the remaining balance of your DVD gift card.

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

No. DVD Gift Cards only work in the United States.

Do DVD Gift Cards expire?

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

Are DVD Gift Cards refundable?

No. DVD Gift Cards are not refundable.

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

Yes. You can visit dvd.com/redeem to redeem your DVD 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, and shipping will resume on the next business day. If you have issues redeeming your gift card, you can contact customer service by calling 800–585–8018. A customer service agent will be able to help you redeem the gift card.

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

Yes. You can redeem DVD Gift Cards on Streaming-only accounts by visiting your Account page and redeeming the gift card.