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Gift Card

Whether you want to congratulate somebody, thank them, wish them happy birthday or just surprise them - the IKEA Gift Card is a perfect idea for any occasion. It’s a gift that offers many choices and lots of joy!

Gifts wrapped in gold wrapping paper and black ribbon are on the table. One is decorated with a green two and an IKEA gift card.

Give someone a gift they will always love by letting them choose it themselves with an IKEA Gift card. It is the perfect way to show someone you care; simply choose the amount you want to give, and the receiver can enjoy using it online or in store.  

Buy a gift cardCheck Balance | Good to know |Frequently Asked Questions

Buy IKEA Gift cards

You might not know exactly what they want, but with an IKEA Gift card, the only decision you need to make is whether to buy a digital or physical card, and where to buy it. 

Digital gift cards

  • can be used in an IKEA store and online
  • sent immediately by e-mail to you or the person receiving the gift
  • easy to buy and safe to use.

Physical gift cards

  • can be used in an IKEA store and online
  • can be purchased at any IKEA store.

More ways to buy a gift card

  • at more than 1,800 post offices throughout Switzerland 
  • at more than 100 petrol stations (BP and Shell)
  • At LIDL Switzerland shops

Digital gift cards for your business

Mit einem grossen Geschenk in kleiner Verpackung zeigst du deinen Mitarbeitenden und deinen Kundinnen und Kunden, dass sie dir wichtig sind.

Please note: Gift Cards purchased at IKEA stores are ready to use immediately. Digital gift cards and those sold by external partners (post offices, petrol stations and certain supermarkets) can take up to 48 hours to be activated.

Good to know:

  • The gift card is transferable and can be reloaded unlimitedly*
  • Maximum amount CHF 9,999.​00
  • Valid at most IKEA stores worldwide and online at Read more
  • Valid for 10 years from the time it is activated. (if no expiration date is communicated on the card)
  • Credit on the Gift Card may not be exchanged for cash, nor can it be used to pay off credit card bills.


*The balance on your gift card must be CHF 0.​00 before you can reload it.

PIN code:
You will need to use a PIN code if you pay online with your IKEA Gift Card at or use the card to buy merchandise at an IKEA store. You will find the PIN code concealed on the back of your IKEA Gift Card. If you have an IKEA Gift Card without a PIN code on the back, please contact IKEA customer service.

    • If you use an IKEA Gift Card abroad, you will be charged a foreign transaction fee on every purchase. This fee is currently 3% of the transaction amount (in CHF).
    • Valid in the following IKEA stores around the world: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain*, Sweden, United Kingdom.*Except the stores on Mallorca, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife.

Frequently asked questions

  • You can find all the points of sale and a link to buy digital gift cards here

  • To check the balance on your gift card, please use our online balance check. follow this link. Make sure you have your gift card number and PIN before proceeding.

    Check balance

  • Your IKEA gift card is valid for 10 years from the time it is activated. The remaining term is  shown on the till receipt after you have shopped. Alternatively, you can simply request this information next time you visit the till at the IKEA store.

  • As long as the gift card number and the PIN on your IKEA gift card is legible, we can still accept it at our tills at the IKEA store and on our website ikea.​ch.

  • If you have lost your IKEA gift card or somebody else has used it without your permission, unfortunately we cannot block or replace the card. We have to treat IKEA gift cards in the same way as cash.

  • The card can be loaded with any amount of maximum CHF 9,999.​00.​

  • Can I also use the card abroad? The IKEA gift card is valid in all our IKEA stores and in our online shop. Read more about the validity abroad


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