Lowe’s Military Discount – Save 10% Every Day with MyLowe’s Military Discount

Lowe's military discount program offers qualified active duty service members, veterans and their immediate family members 10% savings on most purchases. Here are the details.
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Lowe’s 10% Military Discount Eligibility

Lowe’s 10% military discount is available to active-duty, reserve and National Guard service members in the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. Members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS) also qualify for the discount, as do spouses of service members.

The 10% discount also applies to retired or discharged veterans. You are not eligible for the discount if you were dishonorably discharged from the military. 

To receive the discount, you need to enroll in the MyLowe’s Program. Lowe’s uses a trusted third-party service to verify eligibility status, which may require you to submit additional documentation such as proof of military service. You’ll only need to do this once.

Home Depot offers a military discount similar to Lowe’s, for eligible service members, veterans and their families. You can view all our reviewed military discounts here.

How to Sign Up for the MyLowe’s Program

To enroll in the MyLowe’s Program and receive a military discount, visit Lowe’s military validation page. Select “Verify with ID.me,” which is a third-party eligibility verification service contracted to the Department of Defense.

Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete military verification. 

Once you’re verified, you’ll create a personal account on Lowes.com or log in to your existing personal account and follow the on-screen instructions.

You can link your MyLowe’s account with your phone number or carry a membership card to receive your discount in-store. In either case, cashiers may ask to see photo ID, such as a valid driver’s license, state- or federal-issued identification card, DOD identification card or passport.

Your spouse must complete military verification through ID.me and create a separate MyLowe’s personal account. Spouses will also need to provide their phone number or membership card and show photo ID to complete in-store purchases.

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Is Lowe’s Military Discount Available Online?

Yes. Lowe’s military discount is available both in-store and online To use the discount online, log in to your MyLowe’s account. Lowe’s will automatically apply your discount to eligible items during checkout.

If you prefer, you can check your local store’s inventory and complete your order online, then visit the store and pick up your purchases. That way, you don’t waste a trip only to find out your item isn’t in stock. 

Shopping Lowe’s Online

Lowe’s sales can vary by location. Before you shop, check local advertisements, fliers, promo codes, coupons and online store promotions for up-to-date information.

In many cases, Lowe’s website also features deals that aren’t available at their physical stores, so it pays to take a close look online for separate savings. You can go here to see Lowe’s latest online offers.

Lowe’s Military Discount Exclusions

Lowe’s military discount has no annual limit, subject to certain program exclusions. The 10% discount applies only to eligible purchases and can’t be used with any other offer, coupon, promotion, discount or markdown, including: 

  • Lowe’s Price Promise
  • Price programs such as Lowe’s volume or special pricing programs
  • Lowe’s credit discount offers, such as Lowe’s Consumer Credit Card 5% Off Every Day discount.
  • Gift cards
  • Previous purchases
  • Services, including product installations sold separately or as part of a packaged bundle comprising both products and services and assembly 
  • Shipping and extended protection plans
  • Taxes or fees

Your discount isn’t redeemable for cash, is nontransferable and can’t be combined with price adjustments made at a manager’s discretion, according to Lowe’s military discount program policy. 

Also, according to the policy, Lowe’s military discount is for personal use only, and not for commercial services. It also won’t apply to market-priced commodities like lumber, cables, electrical wire, plywood or oriented strand board.

Lowe’s reserves the right to change or cancel the program at any time or cancel a member’s enrollment if there is evidence of misuse. In other words, use the program as it is intended – as a thank you for your service.

Additional exclusions may apply. If you have questions, ask store personnel for clarifications on what it covers.

What If You Don’t Receive a Discount?

I’ve been using the 10% military discount at Lowe’s for years, and I’ve rarely had any issues. 

However, if you don’t receive a discount, start by verifying that the discount applies to your particular purchases.

Your purchase might be included in one of the exclusions noted above, or you might not have shown the proper ID.

If you have questions or think you were improperly denied the discount, you can ask to see a copy of the military discount policy.

Author’s note: Even if you’re denied a discount, we should appreciate that Lowe’s is making an effort to support our community through their ongoing policy of hiring and providing scholarships for veterans, creating safe and affordable veteran’s housing and preferred veterans parking at store locations. The chain has also been ranked as one of the top five military-friendly brands for 2022 by Military Friendly.

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  1. Peggy Langston Langley says

    Lowes is a real joke!! No discount on appliances, no discount on any mil works, no discount on anything they claim is on sale even tho it is their everyday price! And just Spent four hours plus on phone trying to order appliances . What a joke!! ,

  2. Peter Ciriello says

    I was denied a Veteran discount on 5 pieces of wood for my stair repair. I was told that discount does not apply to wood, appliances, or sale items. I am in their system. A Vietnam Veteran.
    Many you should check your facts before you mislead the public. Call Lowes in Danvers Mass. to verify.

    • Brittany Crocker says

      Hi Peter, sorry that happened to you. Unfortunately, Lowe’s military discount does have some exclusions. We listed a few of them in the article. I’ll check in with Lowe’s about their discount policy on lumber and add it to the list if that’s the case.

  3. Jan Burkybile says

    My husband is retired military. We have tried to get a discount at HD and it seems to depend on their mood so we haven’t tried in the last couple years. We went to Lowe’s a couple years ago with the required paperwork and they submitted everything for us. We have the My Lowe’s card but have never used it and we always get the discount. Not sure if this works everywhere but all we do is give our phone number. I can go in without him and receive the discount by just giving our phone number. They always say “thank you for your service.” We shop at Lowe’s in Bentonville and Rogers, AR.

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