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How do Office Depot and Office Max rewards work?

Get 2% back in rewards when you shop for office supplies.

Office Depot and Office Max operate together as an office supply retailer, selling basic supplies like printer paper to equipment like file cabinets and furniture. It has a free rewards program with two tiers that reward customers for shopping.

Office Depot Office Max Rewards at a glance

  • Get 2% back in rewards — that's $3 for spending $150.
  • Exclusive member pricing and bonus rewards.
  • Rewards are issued monthly — if you're eligible.
  • Rewards expire at the end of each quarter if you haven't hit $3.
  • Reward certificates expire within 60 days.
  • Only one rewards account per household or business.


You've got nothing to lose with Office Depot Rewards — especially if you shop online. When you make an account on its website or app, you'll automatically start earning rewards on purchases. But keep an eye on your email or account so you don't miss your certificate.

How does Office Depot Rewards work?

Office Depot Office Max Rewards is free to join. Customers earn 2% back in rewards until they spend $500 or more in a calendar year and become VIP members. VIP Reward members can earn 5% back in rewards and unlock free shipping with no minimum. So instead of spending $150 to earn a $3 reward certificate, VIP members only need to spend $60.

Members can recycle up to 10 ink and toner cartridges a month and get $2 back per cartridge. And you'll also get $2 back in rewards for leaving reviews — up to three per month.

Here's where it gets tricky. Office Depot issues certificates once a month when you've earned at least $3 in rewards. Unissued points expire at the end of each calendar quarter: March, June, September and December.

You'll get an email on the second Monday of each month letting you know if you have a certificate. And once issued, you have 60 days to redeem it before it expires.

  • If you have an Office Depot credit card, you'll get special rewards promotions when you link your rewards account to your credit card.

How to sign up for Office Depot Rewards

Follow these steps to start earning Office Depot Office Max rewards:

  1. Navigate to Office Depot's website.
  2. Go to Account and click My Rewards.
  3. Select Join now and click Create an Online Account if you're on a computer or Register if you're on a mobile device.
  4. Enter your information, including your name and phone number, and click Create account.

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When making a purchase online or through the Office Depot app, you must be logged in to earn rewards. When checking out in-store, ask a sales associate to look up your account with your member ID or phone number.

How can I check my points balance?

Check your rewards balance anytime by logging in to your account or viewing your monthly statement email.

Are there any restrictions when I want to redeem my reward?

Yes. You can't use your certificate on gift or prepaid cards or backordered items. And redeeming your rewards in-store is limited to 3 transactions per day.

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Bottom line

While it couldn't hurt to join Office Depot Rewards, it's reward system has quite a bit of fine print. Consider a different reward program if you don't want a short 60-day window to redeem your certificate.

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