Founded in 1902, Target Corporation is the 2nd largest discount and retail chain store in the US. The first store opened its door in Roseville Minnesota in 1962. Over the years, Target has grown to become one of the largest arms of Dayton Hudson Corporation. Target operates more than 1,930 stores in the US and 133 stores in Canada, through its subsidiary, Target Canada. As of 2013, Target was ranked 36th on the Fortune 500 company. The company’s headquarters is in Minneapolis.
What is Target Visa Gift Card?
The Target Visa® Gift Card is a simple and reliable card that’s safer and more flexible than ordinary gift certificates. The cards are issued by Target Corporation.
The Gift Cards are available in denominations of $25, 450, and $100. Consumers can use Target Visa Gift Cards in Target stores, target.com, and nationwide where Visa debit cards are accepted for payments. For now, these Gift Cards are only distributed in the US.
Target Visa Gift Card Application
Applying for a Target Gift Card is simple and straightforward. Simply go to www.mybalancenow.com and apply for your Target Gift Card. You must be at least 16 years old and have either a US or Canadian address to be able to apply online. Also, you must operate a personal checking account with a bank or financial institution in the US. When applying, you need to have your SSN, state ID, personal checking account number, and bank routing number as well. Target will verify your checking number before you can start using it. Online application times out after 15 minutes.
Target Gift Card Activation and Fees
You need to activate your Target Gift VISA Card before you can start using. The card is activated instantly by the cashier at the point of purchase. You will be charged a one-time fee for each Gift Card at the time of purchase. Each card comes with a fee as shown and here is the fee breakdown:
Gift card price: Card Fee
$25 giftcard $4
$50 giftcard $5
$100 giftcard $6
Once you get your card and load it, you can go to www.mybalancenow.com to check your balance.
No dormancy or service fees will be applied to your gift card after purchasing it. Funds on the card don’t also expire. The card remains valid until the expiration date shown of the card (after 5 years) or until the value on your gift card reaches zero.
Replacing Target Gift Cards
If you lose, misplace, or your Target Gift card expires, go to www.mybalancenow.com and request for a free replacement Gift Card. alternatively, you can call Target customer service to assist you with card replacement. The replacement card will come with exact balance value that was on the lost or expired card.
Target Bill Payments
You can pay your Target bills via phone, at a Target Store, via phone, or via mail. Unfortunately, Target does not accept Target Gift Cards as method of payment. Online payments made before 5.00pm are posted the same days while phone and mail payments take 2 days and 5-7 days respectively.
Features and Benefits:
- Simple and fast application
- Target Gift Card Balance checks
- Accepted at millions of locations in the US
- Target Visa Gift Card balances are protected
- Visa Zero Liability policy for Fraud
- 24/7 hours a customer service via phone & at mybalancenow.com
Remember to sign the back of your Gift Card. It’s an important part of verification.
Know your Card balance before you start shopping