Redeeming a Prepaid Card

Last Updated: Jun 24, 2013 10:51PM CEST
If you have purchased a Mojang prepaid card at a retail store, you can follow these easy steps to redeem it:
  1. Create an account at, or if you have an account, just log in.
  2. Choose "Redeem prepaid card", scratch off the silver area on your card, and enter the ten digit PIN in the redemption field.
  3. Choose your Minecraft username.
  4. Download the game. You can return to your profile at any time to download the launcher again.
  5. Start the game and enjoy!

Please note that redeeming a prepaid card will require a Mojang account, whether you are creating a new username, or upgrading an unpaid username previously registered at You will need to log into all Mojang services with your registered email and Mojang account password.

If you have any trouble redeeming your code, please see our article on prepaid card errors.