How Do You Check the Balance of a Borders Gift Card?

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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.