Accepted payment methods

Target Help accepts the following payment types:
  • Target REDcard™ (Target Debit Card™, Target Credit Card™, Target Mastercard®)
  • Third-party credit cards: American Express®, Discover®/Novus®, Mastercard®, Visa®, Target PCard (corporate purchasing card), credit cards from foreign banks
  • Third-party debit cards: must be connected with Visa or Mastercard and processed as a credit card
  • Target GiftCards, Target eGiftCards and mobile Target GiftCards
  • Third-party gift cards from American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard
  • PayPal®

Target stores accept the following payment types:
  • Business checks 
  • Cash: Target doesn’t accept currency or coin from foreign countries. However, depending on where the Target store is located, stores may be able to accept Canadian dollars or Mexican pesos. Target stores update exchange rates weekly. 
  • Credit Cards: Target Credit Card in the issuing country only, Target® Mastercard®, Visa®, Mastercard®, Discover®/Novus®, American Express®, credit cards form foreign banks (JCB Japanese Credit Bureau), Diner’s Club International.
  • Debit/ATM and EBT Cards: U.S.-issued debit/ATM cards. Stores will accept Canadian debit/ATM cards with an Interac® or NYCE® logo. Some stores have the ability to perform SNAP transactions. 
  • Gift Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express® for Target Cards and Target GiftCards. Target GiftCards can’t be used to apply a payment towards a REDcard or to purchase specialty gift cards, American Express, Visa or Mastercard gift cards.
  • Gift Certificates: A Target Corporation gift certificate is good in the issuing country only. 
  • Merchandise Voucher: Target merchandise vouchers don't expire. 
  • Multiple Payment Methods Sales: Store team members can accept both a credit and debit card or EBT card per sale. Credit cards can be used in the same transaction as a third-party gift card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, etc.). Our checkout registers can process multiple credit cards in one transaction. 
  • Personal Checks 
  • Rebate Checks: Generally only pay for part of the cost of an item. Store team members will not give cash back for a rebate check. 
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program (SuperTarget or authorized stores only). 
  • Acceptable Mobile Payments

The following payment types are not accepted by Target:
  • Foreign Checks and Currency: Target doesn’t accept currency or coin from foreign countries. However, depending on where the Target store is located, stores may be able to accept Canadian dollars or Mexican pesos. Target stores update exchange rates weekly. 
  • Mall Certificates and Chamber Bucks: Exception - select stores accept payments using mall certificates or chamber bucks. Call your local store to find out if they are accepted. 
  • Money Orders: Only accepted as payment on credit accounts.

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We tried to bill the issuing bank for your credit card, but they declined the charge. To protect your privacy, the issuer can't give us any information about why the charge won't go through, so you will need to call your issuing bank to resolve this matter.
Target Credit Card® or Target® Mastercard®Contact Target Card Services at 1-800-424-6888.
Target Debit CardContact Target Debit Card Services at 1-800-729-7331.
Target GiftCardClick here to check your Target GiftCard balance.

If the Target GiftCard has a balance, but you are having redemption issues, contact our Target GiftCard Team at 1-800-544-2943.
Third-party Credit CardContact your card issuer by calling the number listed on the back of the card. 
PayPal®Contact PayPal Customer Service at 402-938-3614 or use the Contact Us option at
In the meantime, if you want to use a different card, visit or call Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869. We'll need the following information from you: 
  • The credit card number, expiration date and security code if required
  • The name on the card
  • Your order number

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Currently Borderfree supports Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, American Express and JCB.

Borderfree offers the option to pay in your local currency. At checkout, you’ll see your total cost, which will include Borderfree’s daily currency exchange rate, international shipping and any customs or duties. You also have the option to pay in U.S. dollars, which will include international shipping, customs and duties. Note: Paying in U.S. dollars will not include currency exchange rates. Your credit card statement will reflect any exchange fees and that rate cannot be guaranteed if the item(s) need to be returned.

Your credit card will be billed by Borderfree when your international order is shipped. Your credit card statement will read “BF*TARGET” where “BF” denotes the Borderfree network.

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For international payments, we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Target REDcard™ or PayPal.

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