Aisle after aisle, Dollar General offers shelves of food, household, and beauty items for the bargain hunter. But one only thing that could make bargain shopping at Dollar General more attractive is being able to get cash back at the register. But can you get cash back at Dollar General?

This article reveals the answer while also providing you with a list of stores similar to Dollar General that give cash back.

In This Article

Does Dollar General Give Cash Back?

We contacted several customer service representatives and learned that yes, Dollar General does offer cash back at the checkout register when you pay with debit card.

  • Limit: $40, in increments of $10.
  • Fee: Varies; some locations charge a $2 fee, regardless of the amount. Others charge a $1 fee for $10 and $20 amounts and a $1.50 fee for $30 and $40 amounts.
  • Requirements: Must pay with debit card. You cannot get cash back with check purchases.
  • Find a Dollar General near you.

If you want more cash back than the limit allows, you can split your goods into two or more separate purchases, swiping your debit card at the register each time, and selecting the cash back option.

Similar Stores That Give Cash Back

You can also get cash back when shopping at one of these popular discount stores:

1. Dollar Tree

2. Family Dollar

3. Kmart

4. Target

  • Limit: $40 for checks and debit cards.
  • Requirements: Valid ID for cash back with checks.
  • Source: Customer service representative
  • Find a Target near you
  • Learn more about Target’s cash back policy through our article, Does Target Do Cash Back?

5. Walmart

In Summary

Dollar General offers cash back at the register when paying with a debit card. Expect to pay a small fee for this service. Not near a Dollar General? There are several discount stores like Dollar General that also offer cash back at the register.