Thinking of joining Costco Wholesale? Buy a Costco Membership Activation Certificate to join as a new member and receive a Costco Shop Card for up to $20.
Your Costco Shop Card can be used like a gift card at any Costco warehouse, gas station, or online. Sign up for a Gold Star membership to receive a $10 card, or a Gold Star Executive membership for a $20 card.
Note that your membership must be activated in store.
Which membership is right for you?
A Costco Gold Star membership includes one additional household card for anyone over the age of 18 and living at the same address. A Costco membership is valid for one year at all Costco locations worldwide and online at Costco.com.
Join as a Gold Star Executive Member and receive an annual 2% Reward (up to $1,000) on eligible Costco and Costco.com purchases, plus additional benefits on select Costco Services.
Here’s how to score the deal:
- Head to CostcoMembershipOffer.com to get started.
- Choose either a Gold Star membership for $60, or a Gold Star Executive membership for $120.
- Enter your billing and payment information.
- Receive your Costco Membership Activation Certificate by email.
- Bring your Costco Membership Activation Certificate to any U.S. or Puerto Rico Costco location to join as a new member.
- Your Costco Shop Card will be mailed to you within four to six weeks after you join Costco.
*Valid only for nonmembers for their first year of membership. Limit one per household. Nontransferable and may not be combined with any other promotion. You must join in person with a Costco representative. New members will receive their Costco Shop Card by mail in 4 to 6 weeks. Costco Shop Cards are not redeemable for cash, except where required by law. A Costco membership is $60 a year. An Executive Membership is an additional $60 upgrade fee a year. Each membership includes one free Household Card. May be subject to sales tax. Costco accepts all Visa® cards, as well as cash, checks, debit/ATM cards, EBT and Costco Shop Cards. Departments and product selection may vary.