These free gift certificate templates will help you create a unique gift for a friend, family member, employee, or client.
Some of these gift certificate templates open in Microsoft Word or another word processing program, while others can be edited and printed from start to finish right from your browser. You'll need to customize them with your own text and in some cases colors and photos. Finally, you'll print them off and hand them over. If it's a special occasion, consider slipping them into a free, printable greeting card.
01 of 09
Gift Templates has a variety of templates available for all sorts of gifting, with 9 templates specifically for gift certificates.
There's an email gift certificate and a birthday gift certificate, as well as one for an airline, Christmas, hotel, photography, spa, restaurant, and travel gift. Each template download page gives a full description of what it may be used for as well as how to edit it.
These templates can be edited in full, meaning you can change any image you wish to make it into a gift certificate for any occasion, not just the one listed.
These free gift certificate templates are in Microsoft Word's DOTX file format.
02 of 09
There are dozens of free gift certificate templates over at Canva. They can be for holidays, birthdays, employees, special treats, hotel stays, massages, photo shoots, just about anything you can think of.
Within Canva you can fully customize the images, colors, and text before printing off or digitally sending this gift certificates.
Note: Some of the gift certificates here contain images that you do have to pay for in Canva. You can replace these images with free ones or look for ones marked FREE on the bottom right corner.
03 of 09
Save Word Templates' Free Gift Certificate Templates
There are 15+ different kinds of gift certificate templates at Save Word Templates. Each one has a completely unique design, which means you can find one for basically any occasion.
There are basic ones that look nice but aren't specific enough to assume they need to be used for a particular event, as well as others that are for certain things like Christmas or a spa.
These free gift certificate templates are saved in ZIP archives in the DOCX format.
04 of 09
WordTemplates.org has a collection of 11 free gift certificate templates.
Other than basic ones that can be used for any occasion, there are ones designed specifically for a cash sum, employee, and a restaurant gift certificate, all of unique designs and colors.
The templates are in the DOT and DOTX formats.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
Vertex42 has a Christmas, birthday, formal, and blank/basic gift certificate template available for download.
Each template has three gift certificates so you can edit three at once before printing them off.
All of the free gift certificate templates at Vertex42 are in the popular DOCX format, but also available in ODT for use in OpenOffice.
06 of 09
Instead of like most of the other templates from this list, the ones at Hloom.com are full page gift certificates, and they're made specifically for Christmas.
These templates are of high quality and truly show the Christmas holiday with trees, snowflakes, and more.
Check the download count next to the free gift certificate Word template you choose from Hloom.com to see how popular it is compared to the others.
Note: The download link for these gift certificate templates may be hard to spot. After selecting the one you want, choose the small Free link from its download page.
07 of 09
You can find around 20 other free gift certificate Word templates at Creative Certificates. They each have unique colors and designs that make them suitable in many different contexts.
Something unique about this website is that you don't have to download the MS Word file in order to edit the gift certificate because there's an online editor where you can make changes and then print the certificate or download it as an image or PDF.
However, you can still download the DOTX file if you want to make the changes in a word processor program.
08 of 09
Microsoft has almost two dozen free gift certificate templates that can be used as gift certificates for a birthday, holiday, or any other occasion.
Most of what's available from Microsoft is just basic templates, and they open in Microsoft Office Online.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
GiftTemplate.com is a bit different than the free gift certificate template websites listed above. Instead of having you download a Microsoft Word document to edit it, you do all the editing on the website and then download an image to print off.
There are free gift certificate templates for birthdays, Easter, Christmas, Mother's and Father's Day, Boxing Day, Cyber Monday, and some other occasions.
Just fill out the text fields like you would in the Microsoft Word templates and then choose Create to see how it looks.