Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions for IKEA Gift Registry.

Creating / Managing a Registry

Yes, IKEA Gift Registry is available in all United States stores, as well as online in the United States (

Yes, gifts can be purchased off of a registry in any IKEA store, as well as online at The purchaser should simply provide the registry number or barcode to the cashier at time of purchase. The cashier should scan the barcode as an "IKEA Family transaction". As an added benefit, this will also allow your guests to receive all IKEA Family discount pricing, when available.

Yes, you need to be an IKEA Family member in order to create a registry. You can simply login using your existing IKEA Family account information, or if you aren’t already a member, you can sign up for IKEA Family when you create your registry account. The IKEA Family program is free to join.

There are multiple ways to add items to your registry:

IKEA Gift Registry website: You can add items by entering the products 8-digit article number, or by searching /browsing the IKEA product range on the registry website.

Registry app: Using our registry app, you can add items by article number, by scanning the products barcode, by snapping a photo of the item, or by searching/browsing the IKEA product range. Download our IKEA Gift Registry app for Apple or Android.

Yes. Any item with an article number can be added to your gift registry. Even if it doesn’t have an article number (an entertainment center for example, which might be made up of multiple unique article numbers), you can use the "Snap a photo" feature of our app, to take a picture of the item and manually add it to your registry.

In some cases, there may not be full information/images available for a product. But, as long as there is an article number displayed for a product, registry purchasers will be able to locate the product in store or online.

Yes, when logging into your online registry account, you will be able to see which products have been purchased. In your account set-up, you can also request an email notification each time an item is purchased from your registry.

You can add any IKEA item to your registry, including Seasonal items. However, Seasonal items are not available year round, and may not be available in store when guests go to purchase items. We will notify you in the event that an item on your registry list is no longer available, and you can update your registry accordingly.

Yes, you can manage your registry, including adding and deleting requested items, both online and from within the app.

Yes. Our IKEA Gift Registry app is available. Download our IKEA Gift Registry app for Apple or Android.

If you receive duplicate items from your registry and need to return something, you can print a return receipt from your online gift registry account. As long as the item is listed on your registry listing, you can use this return receipt to return the item in-store, for a full credit in the form of an IKEA gift card.

Items not on your registry list can be returned pursuant to the standard IKEA product Return Policy.

To return a gift registry item that did not come with a gift receipt, simply print out a "Return Receipt" from the registry website. This Return Receipt shows all of the items included on your registry.

Not at all! You can register for any event or special occasion, big or small, including baby showers, housewarmings, graduations, birthdays, holidays etc. With close to 10,000 affordable products for every area of the home, all under one roof, IKEA is the perfect place for a gift registry.

You can request to redeem your gift cards whenever you’re ready.

You will simply submit the request through the app and will receive a redemption code in the form of a digital voucher. All you need to do is to make sure to submit the request 24 hours prior to your visit to your local IKEA store.

You can opt in to receive an email notification each time an item is purchased from your registry. You can enable this notification within the ‘Settings’ tab of your registry account. You will also be able to tell what has been purchased at any time by logging into the registry website or app to view your registry list.

If you manually marked an item as purchased that hasn’t been, Please Contact Customer Service (

Yes, once you are logged in you can mark an item as purchased by clicking on the product image. A product window will open where you can change the quantity requested and/or the total quantity purchased.

First, double check to make sure the article number for the product on your registry matches the article number for the product you see on If it matches, you are all set! The registry site does not have all of the same images as the main website so it is possible that a different color may get displayed.

App Support

If the app freezes, you should close it out and reopen, that should help reset it. If you continue to have issues, please contact IKEA Gift Registry App Customer Service at email: or call: Jifiti General Support 1-855-858-0600

You can tap "Can’t scan?", it will allow you to enter the article number or search the item through the catalog. You also have the option of snapping a picture of the item and manually inputting its information.

This is to help save battery life so that the camera isn’t constantly on while you are browsing your local IKEA store.

Redeeming gifts

Redeemable funds: Many of your guests will choose to purchase a gift card through the online gift registry service. The total value of gift cards purchased through the online gift registry service is provided here. You can create voucher(s) from this total and use them at your local IKEA store or online as a credit card if your purchase total is equal to or less than the amount on the voucher.

Vouchers issued: If you have requested and received one or more vouchers, their total will be shown under this heading. This is the total of the original issuance value of the vouchers and does not account for any spend through those vouchers.

Remaining list balance: This is the difference between 1 and 2 and with its value you can create a voucher i.e. some gifts have not yet been converted to vouchers. Once you choose to create a voucher and it is issued, the "remaining list balance" should change to zero (unless more gifts have been bought for you in the meantime!)

Yes. Vouchers can be issued either online here or through the IKEA Gift Registry App. Download our IKEA Gift Registry app for Apple or Android.

In the App
Your vouchers will be listed at the bottom of the My Vouchers screen within the app. Each voucher will show an original value and a balance. To use the voucher, select it and show it to the cashier when checking out at your local IKEA store. Immediately after requesting a voucher and for up to 24 hours, a voucher may be shown as pending. Once it has been approved you may use it in store.

On the web
You can view your vouchers by clicking on the Redeem My Vouchers button on the main Gift Registry page. Clicking on this button will direct you to the Voucher Summary page that will list all of your voucher details.

Activating your voucher can take up to 24 hours. Please be sure to request your vouchers prior to heading to your local IKEA store. If you need assistance accessing your voucher, please email

Simply show your voucher to the cashier when you check out. The cashier will manually enter the voucher number and other details displayed on your voucher.

Yes, multiple vouchers can be used at the same time. Simply present the voucher information to the cashier when checking out. However, we do suggest waiting to request a voucher until at least a day before you’re ready to go to the store. Minimizing the amount of vouchers your request for a single store visit will allow your purchase to be processed more quickly at the cash lane.

In the App
Select "Get my Gifts" in the app and you will see the current balance on each voucher. You can also see the balance of gifts you have not created a voucher for.

On the web
From the voucher summary page, you can click on each voucher to see its balance. Alternatively, you can call 1-866-345-2318 for voucher balance assistance.

Once you have requested a voucher through the app it will be issued in 24 hours but probably significantly faster. However, don’t leave the request until you are in the IKEA store ready to pick up your gifts!

There are no fees associated with using the voucher.

Yes, vouchers are valid for online purchases as well as in any IKEA store in the United States.

Please call 1-866-345-2318 immediately if you lost your voucher.

Funds on your voucher do not expire. Every 18 months your voucher will automatically be renewed.

For regulatory reasons the maximum voucher value is $2000. Where your total gifts exceed this value, multiple vouchers are created when you request a voucher.

No, the IKEA Gift Registry vouchers are electronic only.

No, vouchers are not redeemable for cash.

Purchasing from a registry

You can purchase items off of a registry in a variety of ways:

Buy In-store

To get the registry list, visit the IKEA registry website ( and print out the list prior to your visit. Or, simply scan the QR code located on Gift Registry signage located in the IKEA store to access the registry website on your phone. When you are ready to purchase a product, The cashier will scan the registry barcode from either a printout or your phone at the register.

Buy Online from

You can simply go to and buy a registry item online. When checking out online, be sure to add the registry number into the shopping cart in the IKEA Family card/Gift Registry number field. Note that not all registry items may be available for sale online.

Buy a Gift Card

Not sure what to buy? You have the ability to add money to a Gift Card that the registrant can redeem in the form of a voucher that can be used towards any items sold at IKEA.

Items purchased from a registry will be updated on a registry account within 24-48 hours after purchase, as long as the registry barcode is scanned when the customer made the purchase in store or added the registry number during checkout online.

No, you do not need to be an IKEA Family member to purchase off of a registry. If you choose to purchase an IKEA Family discounted product on the registry list, you will automatically receive the discounted IKEA Family member price when purchasing because the item is on an IKEA Gift Registry.

But, we’d love to have you join IKEA Family. IKEA Family Members get discounts on products throughout the store, free coffee or hot tea whenever they visit, and much more… Plus, it’s free to join. Learn more.

Registry owners have the option to make a registry private during creation. When a registry is marked as 'private' it will require a password to view. You should request the password from the registry creator directly. For privacy reasons, IKEA will only disclose the password to the registrant.

To find a specific registry, visit the registry website (, select "Find Registry" and enter the registrant or co-registrants name and registry type.

Yes, we do offer gift receipts. Inquire at the registry when making your purchase.

We currently do not offer a gift wrapping service, but IKEA does have wrapping paper and accessories for sale in our Papershop. We offer everything from wrapping paper to bows and ribbons, all with a distinct IKEA flair.

No, there are no physical printers in the store for registry lists. You can access a registry online using a QR code found on signage throughout the store, and retrieve the list on your phone. If you need help, just ask any one of our co-workers for assistance.

If you are purchasing an item on you can ship to any known address, standard delivery fees apply. IKEA does not currently offer a shipping service in store.