Redeem a YouTube gift card or code

Use a YouTube gift card or code to make purchases on YouTube. When redeemed, your gift card or code will increase your Google Play balance. You can then use the balance to pay for:

  • YouTube Premium
  • YouTube Music Premium
  • YouTube TV 
  • Movies and TV shows on YouTube
  • Digital content on Google Play

Learn more about Google Play balances here.

To purchase a gift card in Mexico

You can buy gift cards at many retailers in Mexico, including many Oxxo locations, in increments of MX$100, MX$300 or MX$600.

To purchase a gift code in the United States

You can purchase a YouTube 'gift card' in the form of digital code on Amazon for any amount between $25–100 USD.

Note: If you already have a YouTube Premium membership billed through Apple, you'll need to cancel your YouTube membership and wait until it expires. You can then use the Google Play balance from your gift card to make purchases such as a new YouTube Premium membership by visiting youtube.com/premium.

Redeem your YouTube gift card or code

  1. Sign in to the Google Account that you'd like to use to redeem your gift card. 
  2. Visit the URL listed on your gift card or go to youtube.com/redeem.
  3. Enter the code on your gift card.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Choose what you'd like to buy if you want to use your balance right away. Select Google Play balance as your payment method.
  6. Click Buy to complete the transaction.

Add money to your Google Play balance to pay for an existing YouTube paid membership

  1. Sign in to the Google Account that you'd like to use to redeem your gift card.
  2. Visit the URL listed on your gift card or go to youtube.com/redeem
  3. Enter the code on your gift card.
  4. Click Next.

Once you've redeemed your gift card, make sure that it's selected as the payment method for your YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium or YouTube TV membership:

  1. Sign in to payments.google.com.
  2. Find your YouTube paid membership and select Manage.
  3. Under 'How you pay', click Change payment method.
  4. Choose your Google Play balance.
  5. Click Save.

Request a refund for a gift card or code

Get in touch with Amazon or the retailer where the gift card was purchased to request a refund. 
Note: To use a gift card, the country/region associated with your Google Account must match the country/region where the gift card is offered. If you see a message saying that YouTube gift cards are not valid in your country/region, confirm that your gift card country/region matches your country/region of residence. If you need to correct your address or home country/region in your Google Account, you may not be able to use your existing Google Play credit. 
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