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National Book Tokens gift cards* do not expire for 8 years from last use (including balance enquiries)

And even if you don't use your card for 8 years we'll replace it - just fill out the form below.


*unfortunately due to regulatory reasons some cards issued before 2015 (Oct) did expire after 2 years of inactivity.  If you have one of these and it has expired simply fill out the form below and we will replace it for you. Sorry for any inconvenience.


Please note:

  • National Book Tokens paper gift vouchers never expire.

Fill in expired card form

Why do National Book Tokens Gift Cards Expire?

We are sorry for any inconvenience that card expiry may cause, we’ve taken steps to reduce this and all new cards only expire after 8 years of inactivity. Card expiry is designed to ensure that empty, lost or discarded gift cards (often with only a few pence on them) do not remain 'live' on our system for years, as this would slow it up.

For some cards sold before October 2015 the National Book Tokens Terms and Conditions state: "If the card is not used for a period of 24 consecutive months, the card will automatically expire and any remaining value will be deducted ("Use" for the purposes of this term includes balance enquiries)".


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