All You Need to Know About Target Refund Policy

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Target Refund Policy Explained: How to Get a Target Refund With DoNotPay

Target is a general merchandise trader with stores all over the United States of America. Founded in 1904 in Minnesota, Target has now made over 75 billion dollars in total revenue. Providing many people with a wide variety of products, Target also has to deal with refunding them as well.

The problem is, the refund process takes forever — there are too many steps and instructions that take a long time to follow. This is where DoNotPay steps in. With our services, you can request a Target refund without wasting your time and going through complicated processes.

How to Request a Target Refund With DoNotPay

To avoid any form of inconveniences like arguing with customer service or waiting in the phone queue for too long, DoNotPay gives you the option to apply for a refund without any hustle. With just a few clicks, you can apply for a refund and let us do the rest. All you have to do is:

  1. Open DoNotPay in your
  2. Select File a Chargeback
  3. Enter your full name
  4. Provide bank information
  5. Let DoNotPay send an email for you

The process will not take more than two minutes. After you’re done, just sit back and wait for our team to contact Target Customer Support and send a request for your refund. DoNotPay can also send a dispute letter to your bank.

How to Request a Target Refund On Your Own

If you are not satisfied with the product you purchased and want your money back, you can apply for a refund by mail, online, or in person. In case you bought a large item, such as a piece of furniture or electronics, you can issue a Target return pickup by calling Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869.

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How to Apply for a Target Refund by Mail

To request a Target refund by email, you need to:

  1. Log in to your Target account
  2. Click on Orders
  3. Find and select your order
  4. Select Return
  5. Click on Return by Mail
  6. Select an item to return
  7. Provide a reason for your return
  8. Select Refund Item
  9. Click on Continue
  10. Select Submit
  11. Click on Print Mailing Label
  12. Attach the label to your package
  13. Go to an authorized UPS location and drop off your package

Keep in mind that you need to provide your correct address, and the item needs to be sent in its original packaging for a refund to be accepted.

How to Request a Target Refund in Person

If you do not trust your delivery service and want to return an item on your own, you can do that by:

  1. Logging into your Target account
  2. Selecting Orders
  3. Finding your order and clicking on it
  4. Clicking on Return
  5. Selecting Return to Store

After you’ve finished the process, take the barcode and the product to your local Target store, and have one of the workers start the process for your return.

Can I Request a Target Refund Online?

Some items are eligible for a Target online refund. You can issue an online refund request by:

  1. Accessing your Target account
  2. Selecting Orders
  3. Clicking on Fix an Issue
  4. Selecting Refund
  5. Following the instructions provided by Target
  6. Printing out a mailing label and sending the package

Note that a refund is issued to the original payment method. In case you bought an item using PayPal, you will be refunded with the Target gift card — or cash if you ask for a refund in person. If your product is eligible for an online refund, that will be shown in the Shipping & Returns section on the product details page.

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What Is Target Refund Policy?

Most Target items that you haven’t opened may be returned for a refund or exchange within 90 days after the purchase. If a product you bought has been opened or damaged, your refund could be denied.

How Long Does It Take for a Target Refund to Process?

The refund process usually depends on what form of payment you use to purchase the product. If you used a Target RedCard, a refund could typically take from one to two days. If paid by a third-party credit card, a refund could take up to three days. Requesting a Target refund through the Online Return Center can last at least five days. If you are eligible, but your Target refund is not accepted, we can help you file a lawsuit in a small claims court.

How Will I Be Refunded?

There are many options to choose from, depending on what payment method you used to purchase an article.

Original Payment

Refund Options


  • Target gift card
  • Cash
  • Credit to RedCard


  • Cash, if applied to an in-store return
  • Target eGift card, if returned by mail

Debit card

  • Credit to the debit card

Target gift card

  • Target gift card

Third-party credit card such as American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover

  • Credit to third-party credit card
  • Target gift card

Third-party gift card such as American Express gift card or Simon’s gift card

  • Refunded to a third-party gift card

Target RedCard

  • Credit to Target RedCard
  • Target gift card


  • Cash, if an item is returned within ten days
  • Merchandise return card for checks that haven’t cleared

Target debit card

  • Target debit card
  • Target gift card

How Does Target Refund Policy Work Without the Receipt?

If you lost your receipt, the store will try to help you find your proof of purchase. They can check for receipts if you made purchases with these payment methods:

  • Third-party credit cards
  • Target RedCard
  • Target gift card
  • Checks

You can also print your receipt, which can be found on your order details page, or use a digital barcode found in your Target account. Note that if you paid with a check, you need to bring a blank check associated with the same checking account.

What Is Target RedCard?

Target RedCard can be used in two ways. It can serve as either a credit card or a debit card that is connected to your checking account and automatically draws funds from it. You can also use the Target RedCard for free shipping when purchasing an item online, or to receive an additional 30 days to return the item. Bear in mind that you can use Target RedCard only when buying at a Target store or the Target online store.

DoNotPay Can Help you Get a Refund for Various Services

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