How To Activate a Home Depot Gift Card

How To Activate a Home Depot Gift Card

What is Home Depot Gift Card?

The Home Depot Plastic Gift Cards are physical gift cards sent to recipients via mail and The Home Depot eGift Cards are sent via e-mail and can be printed out. Both plastic and eGift cards have no fees or expiration dates and are redeemable at any The Home Depot store or online at

How To Activate a Home Depot Gift Card

During the checkout process, the cashier will activate your Home Depot gift card so that you can immediately begin using it to make purchases in the store or online. Gift cards purchased online will be activated once the order is processed and before it gets delivered.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my Home Depot card?

You can activate your Home Depot® Credit Card either online or over the phone at (800) 677-0232. The process is necessary as a fraud prevention measure. Its purpose is to give the user access to the card after protecting the account during mailing. The card is invalid until it’s activated.

How do I use a Home Depot gift card?

Apply it toward the purchase of merchandise at and any of The Home Depot stores for up to the amount displayed. To use your card online, first add selected items to cart. At checkout, under the Payment tab, choose “apply a gift card” and insert your card number and PIN to place your order.

How do I know if my Home Depot card is active?

To verify a Home Depot® Credit Card, call Citibank at 1-800-677-0232, visit the online card verification page or use the mobile app. Once a cardholder verifies their Home Depot® Credit Card, they will be able to start using it for purchases. Verifying a Citibank credit card is the same thing as activating it.

What is the maximum amount for a Home Depot gift card?

The Home Depot Gift Cards can be purchased in amounts ranging from $10 to $500.

How do I read my Home Depot gift card number?

Easily check your The Home Depot gift card balance by looking at the back of the card. You will need the 19-digit card number as well as the 4-digit ID number. Once you have located both sets of numbers, you will be all set to check your balance online, over the phone or in-store.

Where do Home Depot gift cards work?

USA and Canadian Gift cards can be redeemed at any The Home Depot store location in the United States and Canada.

Is Home Depot a gift card?’s The Home Depot Gift Card is a plastic or digital gift card (also known as an eGift card) pre-loaded with a monetary value. This gift card is purchased on and can be used to purchase The Home Depot merchandise in stores or online at

Where is the PIN number on my Home Depot gift card?

Scratch the silver coating off the back of the card to access the Home Depot gift card’s personal identification number, or PIN. You will need this PIN to purchase goods online with the gift card or to check the balance.

How long are Home Depot gift cards good for?

Both plastic and eGift Cards have no fees or expiration dates and are redeemable at any The Home Depot store or online at

Can I use Home Depot card online?

The Home Depot credit card, which is a private label card, can be used online or in Home Depot stores. Note that Home Depot’s two consumer credit cards cannot be used at other stores or retailers, as it is not a general-use credit card.