What type of gift card do I have?

To find out how to redeem your gift card and what you can buy with it, check which type of gift card you have.


Apple Gift Card

Apple Gift Card showing a colourful Apple logo on a white background.

The front of your Apple Gift Card shows a colourful Apple logo on a white background. The pattern might look different from the image that you see here, because Apple Gift Cards are available with a range of designs. On the back of these cards, you'll find text that says that the card can be used for products, accessories, apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, iCloud and more.

Apple Gift Cards are only available in the United States.

Redeem your Apple Gift Card and find out what you can buy with it.


Apple Store Gift Cards

Apple Store Gift Cards in a range of colours, including silver, gold, white and grey.

Apple Store Gift Cards are a solid colour (grey, white, silver or gold) on the front. On the back of these cards, you'll find:

  • A link to a website where you can check your gift card's balance.
  • Text that says that the card can only be used in the Apple Online Store or Retail Store, or that you can't redeem the card in the iTunes Store.
  • A phone number that you can call if you need help.

In most countries and regions, you can use an Apple Store Gift Card in an Apple Store or at apple.com. In France, Germany, Singapore and Switzerland, Apple Store Gift Cards can only be used in an Apple Store, not on apple.com.


App Store & iTunes Gift Cards

App Store & iTunes Gift Card showing a white Apple logo on a blue background with a wavy pattern.

Most App Store & iTunes Gift Cards are blue with a pattern on the front. On the back of these cards, you'll find:

  • A 16-digit redemption code that begins with X.
  • Text that says that the card can be used for apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, books and iCloud.

If you received an App Store & iTunes Gift Card via email, the email says that you can redeem the card in the App Store and iTunes Store.

Redeem your App Store & iTunes Gift Card and find out what you can buy with it.

App Store Top-up card

App Store Top-up card showing a white Apple logo on a blue background.

The App Store Top-up card is only available in China mainland. Learn how to redeem this card.


Older gift cards

If your card looks different from the cards above, it might be an older card, but you can still redeem it. Just follow the steps on the back of the card.

Here are some examples of older gift cards:

The front of an Apple Music Gift Card. It's pink, purple and blue with a white Apple Music logo on it.
Apple Music Gift Card

The front of an iTunes Store Gift Card. It's pink, yellow and orange with a white Apple logo on it.
iTunes Store Gift Card


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