How to Get the Balance Left on a Wal-Mart Gift Card

You can discover the balance on your gift card before you go shopping.

If you are not sure which present to buy for someone, a gift card can be your solution. A Wal-Mart gift card is an all-purpose present because it provides the recipient with numerous gift options. If you have received a gift card and do not know the amount or if you have a card that you have not used up, you can check the card's balance by using Wal-Mart's website.

Step 1

Go to Wal-Mart's website at

Step 2

Point to "Gift Cards" with your mouse and click on "Check Card Balances" from the drop-down menu.

Step 3

Create a Wal-Mart account if you do not already have one. Enter your name, e-mail address and year of birth and create a password. Click "Continue." If you already have a Wal-Mart account, simply enter your e-mail address and password and click "Sign In."

Step 4

Type in your 16-digit gift card number and your four-digit PIN and click "Get Card Balance."

Step 5

View your balance.