Check Your Dollar General Gift Card Balance and Get Your Money Back in a Snap
Most used gift cards end up in random drawers collecting dust. If you found an old Dollar General gift card, you shouldn’t throw it away because it might contain some money that you could use. Read DoNotPay’s guide to find out how to check your Dollar General gift card balance the easy way and file a cash back request in the blink of an eye.
Dollar General gift cards are available in any denomination starting from $5. The gift cards are reloadable and reusable, and they can’t expire.
You can use gift cards to buy almost anything in Dollar General stores, including merchandise that is on sale. The only items you can’t buy with a Dollar General gift card are:
- Other gift cards
You can’t use a Dollar General gift card for online purchases. The company officially doesn’t accept gift card returns in exchange for cash.
The process of checking a Dollar General gift card balance depends on the type of card you have. If your gift card is yellow and black, you can check its balance only by visiting a Dollar General store.
Does your gift card have “A gift for you” written on the front? In that case, you can check its balance:
- Over the phone
- In person
- With DoNotPay
To check your Dollar General gift card balance online, follow the steps below:
- Visit the Dollar General website
- Scroll down and find your gift card
- Tap on Here
- Type in the 16-digit code
- Enter your PIN
- Click on Sign In
To perform a gift card balance check over the phone, do the following:
- Call 1-844-601-8030
- Ask the customer support representative to check your balance
- Provide the 16-digit number to the agent
You can visit a Dollar General store to check your gift card balance. Follow the instructions below to check your Dollar General gift card balance in person:
- Find a store that’s near you using the company’s store locator
- Head over to the store
- Ask the cashier to check your gift card balance
If you want to save yourself the trouble of checking the Dollar General gift card balance on your own, you can use DoNotPay. We will take care of the entire process for you—all you need to do is sign up for our platform and do the following:
- Take a picture of your gift card
- Upload it to DoNotPay
We will call the gift card provider to check your remaining balance, and we’ll notify you as soon as we know the exact amount.
If you have some money left on your gift card but you don’t know what to do with the remaining funds, check out the table below for some ideas:
|What To Do With a Used Gift Card||Details|
|Buy an item||You can head over to a Dollar General store and make a purchase with your gift card, provided that you have enough money left on it|
|Exchange the gift card||Would you like to trade your Dollar General gift card for a card from another retailer, such as Walmart or Target? You can find a gift card exchange website and try to trade your card there|
|Sell your gift card||You can sell your Dollar General gift card:
You should know that this option probably won’t get you the full value of the gift card
|Reload the card and use it||Since Dollar General gift cards are reloadable, you can continue using yours as a prepaid card as long as you want. You can also give it away as a gift to a friend or family member|
|Get cash back||While Dollar General officially doesn’t offer cash back for used gift cards, the state law might be on your side|
By law, you can get money back from your gift card in Puerto Rico and 11 U.S. states, provided that your balance doesn’t exceed a certain amount. These are the states with the cash back policy:
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
Don’t worry if you don’t live in one of these states, because we can help! Use DoNotPay to avoid the complicated procedure of requesting cash back by yourself and get your money back in under five minutes.
If you’d like to file a cash back request with Dollar General as effortlessly as possible, you’re in the right place! DoNotPay can help you get your money back in no time, regardless of the state you live in.
All you need to do is sign up for DoNotPay and follow the instructions below:
- Open our Gift Card Cash Back product
- Type in all the relevant information, such as your gift card number, the state where the card was purchased, the company’s name, and similar
- Click on Sign and Submit
We will immediately send a cash back request, and you should get your money back within 14 business days. If your state doesn’t have a cash back policy, DoNotPay will find a Dollar General store in a state that does and file your request there.
You can find more useful gift card-related information in DoNotPay’s learning center. We’ll tell you how to:
- Get free gift cards
- Convert gift cards to cash
- Check balance on other gift cards, such as:
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