Costco Membership Activation Certificate Exclusive Online-Only Promotion

Join the 97 million Costco members who enjoy low warehouse prices on thousands of high-end brand-name products and services at more than 750 locations worldwide.

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Your Costco Membership Benefits

A Costco 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.

Become a Costco member in three simple steps.

1. Purchase your Costco Membership Activation Certificate below.

2. Receive your Costco Membership Activation Certificate by email.

3. Bring your Costco Membership Activation Certificate to any U.S. or Puerto Rico Costco location to join as a new member.

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You will receive an email that includes your Costco Membership Activation Certificate.


Upon purchase, you’ll receive an email that includes your Costco Membership Activation Certificate.

Please print the certificate and present it to the membership counter at any U.S. or Puerto Rico Costco location. There, you’ll complete a membership application form. At that time, your Membership Activation Certificate will be converted into a Costco membership and you’ll receive your membership card.

Please note: The Membership Activation Certificate is not valid toward the renewal of an existing membership or an expired membership. Membership Activation Certificates are not valid for payment on Costco.com.

Thank you for your purchase. We look forward to welcoming you as a new Costco member.

Please note: Your credit card statement for this purchase will show DCG One for Costco as the merchant of record.

*Terms, conditions and exclusions apply to the 2% Reward. See the membership counter for details.

A Costco membership is $60 per year. An Executive Membership is an additional $60 upgrade fee per year. Each membership includes one additional Household Card for anyone over the age of 18 and living at the same address. May be subject to sales tax.

RESTRICTIONS: Valid for new memberships only. New members must be 18 years of age or older. To qualify as a new member, an existing Costco membership must be expired for 18 months or more. Not valid for renewal of an existing Costco membership or an upgrade of an existing membership to an Executive Membership. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are valid for a new Costco Gold Star, Business or Executive Membership. Executive Membership requires two $60 Costco Membership Activation Certificates. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are not replaceable if lost, stolen or destroyed.

Limit one per household. Valid only for new members for their first year of Costco membership at any U.S. or Puerto Rico Costco location. To activate your Costco membership you must bring your Costco Membership Activation Certificate to your local Costco membership counter. New members are required to present valid government-issued photo identification before signing up for membership.

Membership Activation Certificates are not redeemable for cash or merchandise nor is it a debit or credit card. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are not redeemable at Costco.com or outside of the United States or Puerto Rico. Visit Costco.com to find the warehouse location near you. Membership Activation Certificates do not expire and there are no dormancy fees. Membership Activation Certificates cannot be used to purchase additional Membership Activation Certificates or a Costco Shop Card.

Costco accepts all Visa® cards, as well as Costco credit cards, cash, checks, debit/ATM cards, EBT and Costco Shop Cards.

Costco Membership Activation Certificate orders are fulfilled by a third-party organization. Your Costco Membership Activation Certificate will be immediately emailed to your email address provided at purchase.

Costco reserves the right to refuse to honor the Membership Activation Certificate if Costco believes a Membership Activation Certificate has been obtained by fraud or theft.

These terms and conditions will govern the use of the Membership Activation Certificate by the recipient and all subsequent known or unknown recipients or holders of the Membership Activation Certificate. Costco reserves the right to change or amend these terms in whole or in part at any time.

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