Let me show you how to get your first $695 credit card annual fee waived in my Ultimate Military Credit Cards course
The Amex Gold card is annual fee waived for military. It's even better than the Amex Platinum for everyday spending on dining and groceries.
Military Money Manual has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Military Money Manual and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. Thank you for supporting my independent, veteran owned site.
The Lowe's military discount is generously offered to all active, guard, reserve, veteran, honorably discharged, and retirees of the US armed forces and their immediate families.
Lowe's extends their gratitude to all the men and women who currently serve or served in the US military by offering a 10% veterans discount, every day, online and in their stores.
How to Get the Lowe's Military Discount
The easiest way is to sign up for a MyLowe's card online and link it to your phone number. I just did the process and it only took a minute. Here's how to do it:
- Sign up for a MyLowe's account here
- After you create your account, click the banner under your account settings to verify your military service. It should look something like this:
- Complete the registration details. The form will ask for name, date of birth, military branch, military status, and date of separation. If you have not separated, just leave the date of separation blank. Here's what the form looks like:
- That's it! In most cases, your identity will be verified instantly. If not, you may need to scan and upload some document to verify your past or current military service. When you're done, you should see a screen like the one below:
How to Get Military Family Members on the Lowe's Military Discount
Immediate military family members can simply use the servicemember's phone number attached to the MyLowes account. They can also use the MyLowes card at checkout online or in the store to access the 10% military discount. Immediate family members include spouses and dependent children up to 18 years of age.
What If Lowe's Doesn't Give Me the Military Discount?
Thanks to the automated online enrollment, the discount is applied as soon as you scan your MyLowes card. You can also just type in the phone number associated with the account. This makes it easy to get the discount online or in the store. If there is something wrong with the online verification system, you can verify in store with any of the following IDs:
- Veteran’s Identification Card (VIC)
- Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)
- Department of Defense Common Access Card
- Uniformed Services Identification Card
- Active Duty Family Member
- Uniformed Services Identification Card
- Active Duty State driver license and identification with veteran’s designation
- DD214 or DD256
Makes sure you confirm your military discount either online or at the customer service desk inside the store before you get the register. That way you won't have any issues getting your discount.
Lowe's Veterans Discounts FAQ
The easiest way to get a military or vetarans discount at Lowe's is to active the discount online
According to the Terms and Conditions on Lowes.com, any member of the US armed forces include active and reserve members of the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, Air National Guard and the Army National Guard are eligible for the 10% every day discount.
Enroll at the Lowe's military page here. You will verify your ID through the SheerID automatic veteran identification system to activate your 10% off military and veteran discount.
Yes, in 2017 Lowe's requires you to verify your military service through the online application here. This is so they don't have to check your military ID every time you go to the store.
Yes, military servicemembers active duty, retired, and veteran are all eligible for a 10% off military discount on lowes.com and online every day.
No, the Lowe's credit card give you 5% every day on all purchases and CANNOT be combined with the military discount.
Probably to make it easier to verify military ID without using an associate at the store every time.
How Does Lowe's Verify my Military Service?
Lowe's uses the SheerID third party system to verify your military service. It's a trusted third-party service that instantly verifies your military service in 84% of cases. If you're not instantly verified, you may be required to upload a LES, DD-214, or other military ID. All copies are immediately deleted after verification. You can also verify your ID in store if the online system does not work.
This is a great example of a company going above and beyond to help out US military servicemembers. Other companies that offer great military discounts include Microsoft Office for military, American Express Platinum (zero fees on all of their credit cards and charge cards), and Chase military credit cards.