Check the balance of a Borders gift card online at the website of Borders parent company Barnes & Noble. Have the gift card number and associate PIN on hand.
- Visit the website
Go to the Barnes & Noble website, and select the Gift Card option from the menu at the top. Under the Help heading, click Check your balance.
- Enter the gift card number
On the next screen, find the two information fields. Type your gift card number, without spaces, into the first box.
- Enter the PIN
Find the four-digit gift card PIN on the back of the card. The PIN may be obscured with a sticker that needs to be peeled or scraped off. Enter the PIN, and click Check Balance.