How to Earn Cash Back?

At Rakuten, we don’t ask you to fill out forms or earn points. Earning Cash Back with us is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Start at Rakuten: On the Rakuten website or in the Rakuten App, click the store where you want to shop.
  2. Shop Like Always: Place an order and we’ll automatically add Cash Back to your account.
  3. Choose How to Get Paid: We’ll send your Cash Back via PayPal or check.

That’s all you have to do.

Once the store lets us know that you’ve made a purchase, we add your Cash Back to your account and notify you. It usually takes a little time for the store to confirm that your purchase was completed. Depending on the store, this can take from a few hours to several days.

Every three months, we send you the Cash Back you’ve earned, either in a Big Fat Check or via PayPal. If Cash Back for an order is still pending approval, it will carry over to your next payment.

I made a purchase but forgot to shop with Rakuten. Can I still earn Cash Back on that?

Unfortunately, you can earn Cash Back only by starting a Shopping Trip with Rakuten. We have no way to add Cash Back after a purchase has already been made.

If you are finding it difficult to remember to go to Rakuten.com before you purchase, try our Cash Back Button. It pops up automatically on any site where Rakuten Cash Back is available, and it even finds coupons for you.

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