How to create printable vouchers and gift cards?

You can easily create printable templates of your vouchers/gift cards which later can be used in physical stores or promotional events. 

In this guide, you'll see how to create a printable fixed-code voucher in a reusable template. 

💡 Unique vs fixed codes 

You can also use this workflow to create printable unique code vouchers but keep in mind it would require more manual work and may not scale. If you're worried about coupon misuses or tracking, remember that you can equip fixed codes with the same validation rules that unique codes (for example limit redemptions per customer) and Voucherify, likewise, will track every redemption with its details.

Let's create a template of a voucher with a 20% discount and a QR code which you can print and share hand-to-hand with your customers.

There are two ways you can do it with Voucherify account:

  1. Using Voucherify code and free Canva editor (recommended);
  2. Using Voucherify code and your MailChimp account (you can also create new MailChimp account for free if you prefer to use their templates instead of Canva).

Voucherify + Canva 🎨

What do you need to start:

  • Voucherify account,
  • Free version of Canva account which you can create here.

Step 1: Create a fixed code

Open the Campaign manager and create a new standalone (fixed) code.

Standalone code

Go through each stage of the manager to set up a discount and code details:

2. Define discount type and value.

Discount type and value

3. Create a code or choose a random one.

Define voucher code

4. Add validation rules, time and redemption limits (optional) 

Limits for voucher

Let's leave code's redemption unlimited and restrict budget by adding a validation rule that limits redemptions to one per customer. As a result, a voucher can be redeemed an unlimited number of times but only once per each customer.

Validation rule

5. In the last stage, you can attach metadata (custom) attributes to the code (optional) and confirm the code set up with SAVE ✅


Step 2: Save the QR code

Let's save a QR code image to put it on our printable template.

Display QR code

Save QR CODE


Step 3: Create a voucher template 🖍️

Log into your Canva account and design a template. 

Canva design

To add a QR code, drag the saved image with code into the editor.

Upload QR Code to Canva

When the template is ready, download the file in the chosen format (PDF print recommended).

Download your code

Confirm the download of the file and that's it! Your fixed-code voucher is ready to print and share with your customers. Printable template


Voucherify + MailChimp 🐵

If you already use MailChimp, you can log into your account to create printable templates with Voucherify promo codes. 

What do you need to start:

  • Voucherify account,
  • your MailChimp account which you can also create for free here.


Step 1: Repeat the process of a standalone code creation and download your QR code

Download new QR code


Step 2: Create a voucher template

1. Firstly, log into your free MailChimp account (you can skip all optional account settings) and click on Templates.

MailChimp Templates

2. Choose 'Create Template'.

Create a Template in MailChimp

3. You can choose from many built-in templates and themes or create your own in HTML. 

Just click on the chosen template/theme and you'll get to the editor.

Editor in MailChimp

4. To put a QR code into the template, import QR code from your computer to the template.

Import QR code

5. When the template is ready, you can see its preview.

Preview the message

6. Click on 'Save and Exit', add a name of the template and confirm with Save.

Save template


Step 4: Export voucher ↗️

Now, export the template as HTML.

Export as html


Step 5: Print vouchers 🖨️

When you open a downloaded HTML file, you'll see a ready-to-print voucher with QR code. Ready to print voucher

That's it! If you want to modify the template or change/add QR or barcode, you can open the HTML file in any code/HTML editor and put changes directly on your computer. 


Redemptions of printable codes  ✅

Your customers can redeem their codes and Voucherify will note each redemption in your dashboard. The easiest way to serve redemptions is by scanning QR codes via Voucherify mobile app:

Voucherify mobile app

You can read more about offline redemptions with the mobile app here.