Arch Card®

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They’re a simple way to say ‘Thanks.’ Arch Cards are perfect for someone special and even better to use yourself. Gift them to your friends and keep one too, so you’ll always be ready for a cash-free fries run.

The McDonald’s Arch Card is a pre-paid card that gives customers a quick and convenient way to pay at McDonald's. Arch Cards also make the perfect gift for holidays or any special occasion. Arch Cards come in any whole dollar denomination from $5-$50. They can be purchased at participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide, as well as available at retailers including Walgreens, Safeway, Kroger, Giant Eagle, SuperValu, Kohls, Ahold, and Food Lion.

Arch Cards are reloadable in store or you can reload on line at any time or choose an automatic reload using your credit card. McDonald's Arch Cards never expire, and there are no penalty or dormancy fees.

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Using Your Arch Card

Individual Arch Cards can be activated or reloaded at participating restaurants. You can reload online at any time or have it auto reload (starting at $10) using your credit card. Keep your original activation and reload receipts. It’s the sure way to protect your balance and get a replacement card.

Corporate Sales

Fries can be a powerful incentive. Arch Cards are a convenient way to deliver appreciation, motivation, and recognition for the people who make you look good. Arch Cards come in denominations ranging from $5 to $100.

Need 25 or more Arch Cards? Purchase in multiples of 25 using the Corporate Sales Order Form. Free standard ground shipping. Rush shipping is available for an additional charge. Discounts available for orders of $10,000 and above.

Corporate Sales Order Form (PDF 1.9 MB)
Corporate Sales Guide (PDF 4.6 MB)
Corporate Sales Terms & Conditions (PDF 1.9 MB)

Call 1-630-623-5129 or download the Corporate Sales Order Form to purchase Arch Cards in quantities of 25 or more.

Lost/Damaged Arch Cards

Uh-oh. Lose your Arch Card? Not to worry: we’ve got you covered. Just be sure to keep your activation and reload receipts; you will need them to replace a lost or stolen card.

For damaged cards, call (800) 244-6227 immediately to cancel and replace your card. For lost or stolen cards, call (800) 244-6227 immediately to cancel your card. Then complete and send in the Lost/Stolen Arch Card Form (PDF 86 KB) along with your original activation receipt. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of replacement Arch Cards.

Arch Card Terms & Conditions

No value until purchased and activated. Valid only at participating McDonald’s restaurants in the US.  Card does not expire and no fees will be charged. No refunds and not redeemable for cash (unless required by law). To check your Card balance, visit or call 1-877-458-2200. To reload your Card or to check complete terms and conditions (including agreement to arbitrate and waiver of class action and jury trial), visit Purchase, use or acceptance of Card constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions. Lost or stolen Cards will be canceled and replaced only upon presentation of the original activation receipt or, if reloaded, the most recent reload receipt. Card is issued by, and represents a legal obligation solely of, P2W Inc. NFP.

Complete McDonald’s Arch Card Terms and Conditions (PDF 112KB)