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Frequently Asked Questions

Sign In and Account FAQs

Your User ID is your email address. To reset your password please submit the following information. Passwords must be between 8 and 64 characters, must include 1 number and 1 letter and can't be your username or easily guessed words, like 'password'.

If you have forgotten your email address, please contact Customer Care at 1-888-607-4CVS (4287). To retrieve your password, use our Forgot Password page. Enter your email address and click the Continue button to generate an email to reset the password. Please click on the link within this email. You will then need to provide the correct answer to the security question you entered when you created your account. Next, create and confirm a new password. Your old password will no longer be valid. For security reasons, your password can't be the same as the previous 8 passwords.

You do not need to create a new account. Simply update your email preferences in account details and being using the new email address as your sign-in. Your password, order history and account information will remain the same.

You can easily create an account online on the Create account page. On the Create an Account page you will be asked to enter and confirm your email address (which will serve as your User ID) and choose a password. Passwords must be between 8 and 64 characters, must include 1 number and 1 letter, can't be any of your last 8 passwords and can't be your username or easily guessed words, like 'password'.


You will also be asked for other personal information necessary to set up your account. Once you complete this process, your account is set up. However, in order to view your prescription records and take advantage of all the online tools available to you, you will need to sign up for Prescription Management

You can shop as a guest for nonprescription items. On the Create an Account page, click on the Skip Registration and Continue Checkout as a Guest link. We will collect shipping, billing and contact information for purposes of placing your order, but we will not save this information. You will need to reenter it next time you place an order.

You have the opportunity to select Remember Me when you register an account or sign in to an existing account. When you opt in, you allow® to provide you with a more personalized experience. If you check Remember Me, we'll:

  • Greet you by first name
  • Make it easier to sign in by pre-populating your username in the user field
  • Show the number of refills and ExtraCare® deals you have available - even if you aren't signed in

ExtraCare® and ExtraBucks Rewards® FAQs

In order to access your ExtraCare® account online, you will need to attach your ExtraCare® card to your online account. Sign in and click on ExtraCare® at the top of the page. On the right you will see a link to Attach your Card Now . After you have completed these steps you can update your account at any time. If you are unable to attach your card, or have related issues, please call (800) SHOP CVS (746-7287) and ask a representative to verify that we have your current ExtraCare® information on file. If the information is not current, the representative will be happy to update be for you.

We can transfer the balances from your lost card to a new card and mail the card to you. It takes 3-4 weeks to arrive by mail. Call (800) SHOP CVS (746-7287), and a representative will be happy to assist you.

First, check to see if your ExtraBucks Rewards® coupon has expired. As long as the coupon has not gone beyond its expiration date, you can use it for online or in-store nonprescription purchases. Expired coupons cannot be reissued; they must be used before their expiration date. Likewise, circular bucks can only be used for in-store purchases and must be used before their expiration date. If you continue to have issues call (800) SHOP CVS (746-7287), and a representative will be happy to assist you.

To print your coupons for in-store purchases, begin by signing in to your account. After you sign in, go to the ExtraCare® page and click on the Current Rewards tab. Click on the reward description for your printable coupon. Remember to check the expiration date to make sure your coupon hasn't expired. To use your rewards or coupons for an online order, click on the Coupons/ExtraCare® Rewards button in your Shopping Cart to apply rewards and coupons to your order.

ExtraCare Pharmacy & Health Rewards® FAQs

The ExtraCare Pharmacy & Health Rewards® program is the only way to earn rewards for your prescription purchases. Any prior prescription rewards program has been replaced by this program.

No. You just need your existing card.

Everyone can join. Rewards cannot be earned for prescriptions purchased in Arkansas, New Jersey or New York; on any prescriptions for controlled substances purchased in Hawaii or Louisiana; or on any prescriptions transferred to a CVS Pharmacy® in Alabama, Mississippi or Oregon.

The Privacy Authorization allows CVS Pharmacy® to record the prescription earnings of each person who joins the ExtraCare® Pharmacy & Health Rewards® program.

$5 Pharmacy & Health ExtraBucks Rewards® will be issued approximately 1 week after every 10 credits have been earned. Rewards will print on the receipt or at the ExtraCare® Coupon Center. They're also available on®.

To collect your rewards online, you'll need to have or Create a® Account and link your ExtraCare® card when prompted. Then sign in to your account and go to the My Savings & Rewards tab in ExtraCare®.

They can be used on most items throughout the store. They cannot be used to purchase prescriptions, alcohol, gift cards, lottery, money orders, postage stamps, pre-paid cards or tobacco products.

Online Shopping FAQs

Online prices, sales and specials are not always the same as in-store prices, and prices may change from store to store too. You can find the online price of a certain item, and check whether it is in stock online, but we don't have visibility to store merchandise or prices. Call or visit your local CVS/pharmacy store for product availability and prices.

 In your Shopping Cart, you will see a Use Coupons/ExtraCare® Rewards button at the bottom of the page. Before you proceed to Checkout, click on this button to add coupon codes and to redeem your ExtraCare® rewards and coupons.

No. Expired coupons must be utilized before their expiration date. Likewise, circular bucks can only be used for in-store purchases and must be used before their expiration date.

Inventory and prices can vary between our online and in-store offerings. To view the most current selection of online sale items, go to the Sales & Specials aisle.

If you need to receive credit for an order, contact Customer Care toll-free at 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287). An agent will write up a credit form for the order, item, or shipping charge.

 At this time, we do not accept CVS gift cards as a valid form of payment for an online purchase. However, you can purchase CVS Gift Cards or check the balance of a CVS gift card online. And you can purchase and redeem CVS Gift Cards at any CVS/pharmacy store.

At CVS/pharmacy, we make it easy for you to see which medical supplies, vitamins, and over-the-counter health and personal care products are eligible for flexible spending account reimbursement. Simply click on Shop at the top of the page and then click on FSA Eligible Items on the left hand side of the page. Check with your plan to confirm product eligibility.

Ordering Your Prescriptions FAQs

 If you want to pick up your new prescription at your local CVS/pharmacy you will need to bring the paper prescription to the store or have your health care provider call it in. However, you can order your prescription refills online for in-store pickup.

To transfer a prescription, sign in to your account and click on Pharmacy. Then click on the Transfer Prescriptions button. The next page will ask you to enter your name, date of birth, phone number, current pharmacy name and phone number, and the prescription information. You will have the option of transferring a number of prescriptions or just one. Click Continue and choose a CVS/pharmacy where you want to pick it up. We will do the rest to process your transfer request.

Once you've submitted a prescription refill request for in-store pickup, any changes you need to make are best done by phone to the CVS/pharmacy store where you requested the prescription be available for pickup.

When you sign up for Prescription Management, you will automatically be notified when a generic equivalent becomes available. You will then be given the option to refill with a generic product or remain with your current prescription. In some cases, your doctor will have a medical reason why you need to stay with the brand he or she prescribed. In this instance, you will not be given the option for a generic equivalent.

After placing your order, you should receive a confirmation email verifying that we received your order and are processing it. If you did not receive a confirmation email, we did not receive your order. From time to time, online orders do not go through. Failures could originate from the® system, the store's system, or from your computer. We recommend that you print a copy of your online receipt for your records.

In order to view and print your prescription history online, you will need to first sign up for Prescription Management. Completing this simple, one-time process will allow you to easily manage your prescriptions online, and access an array of online tools and services. Our online tools allow you to view and print your prescription records, find detailed information about your prescriptions, set up refill reminders, and link the prescription information of your children to your account. We encourage you to sign up for Prescription Management.

Your prescription records are private information that should remain between you, your doctor and your pharmacist. In order to protect your privacy, we require a separate one-time, two-step authentication process so no one but you, or someone you trust, can view your prescription records. In order to view your prescription records and purchase your prescription medications with the click of a button, you will need to complete this verification process. To view your prescription records and purchase your prescription medications, sign up for Prescription Management now.

You can view all the details of your prescription history online by completing a separate one-time, two-step verification process so no one but you, or someone you trust, can view your prescription records. To view your prescription records, sign up for Prescription Management now. If you have already completed this process, sign in to your account and click on Pharmacy. From the Pharmacy page, click on the View All Prescriptions button.

myWeekly Ad® FAQs

Deals on Things You Buy highlights current sales on products you purchase frequently. We use the purchase history tied to your ExtraCare® card to understand what you purchase and, in turn, what you might want to save on.

Yes. Your personal version of myWeekly Ad® is based on your purchase history, and it's organized so you can easily find  and save more on the things you actually use.

Every week. Visit the site before every in-store shopping trip to get the most savings. And subscribe to email notifications to find out when new offers are available.

Nonprescription Order FAQs

To check the status of your order, sign in to your account. At the top of the My Account page, you will see three tabs. Click on the Order Status tab. In this section, you can view your order status.

When you place your order online, we will send you a shipping confirmation email containing a tracking number and a link to the package carrier's website to track the progress of your order. Please note that it may take up to 24 hours for the tracking number to take effect.

 Our hassle-free return policy allows you to return products to any CVS Pharmacy store or by mail within 30 days of receipt, subject to a few exceptions. Store Returns: Bring any unopened, damaged, or defective nonprescription item(s) along with your receipt (invoice) to any CVS/pharmacy store to get a credit of the full purchase price. Mail Returns: Call our Customer Care Specialists at 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287) to return items by mail. We will work with you to ensure that both your return and credit refund are processed accurately. See full policy at Return Policy.

Our ordering system does not automatically identify tax exempt customers. This means tax is automatically included with all orders. If you are a tax-exempt customer, you will be initially charged for the amount of tax on your order. However, you can receive a credit for the amount of tax on your order by following these steps:  

  • After placing your order, fax a copy of your tax exemption form to our office at (401) 652-1010.
  • On the cover letter, please include Tax Exemption Form, and include either your order number or a copy of your invoice so that we can quickly identify the appropriate account.

Once we receive your tax exemption form, we will write a credit for the amount of tax on your order.   Once your tax exemption form is on file with us, take the following steps when you place an order:  

  • Place the order (tax will still be included).
  • Contact us by calling 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287) and press option number 3.
  • Notify the customer service representative of your tax-exempt status, and provide your name and order number.

Once we receive this notification from you, we will automatically write up a credit for the tax on your order, which will appear on your next billing statement.   Please note: Your tax exemption form will remain on file in your account for one calendar year from the day you faxed it to us. Once that calendar year is over, you will need to refax your tax exemption form to us.

 If there is an order discrepancy or your package arrived damaged, please contact our Customer Care Specialists immediately at 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287). Include the order number along with the reason for the return when you contact us. We may credit shipping charges if your merchandise is defective or damaged.

Contact our Customer Care Specialists at 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287). We will work with you to ensure that your replacement is processed accurately.

We cannot assist you with issues involving your credit card provider. You will need to contact your credit card company directly to dispute the charge.

Contact our Customer Care Specialists at 1-(888) 607-4CVS (4287) for details on cancelled orders. Our agents will review their records to see if the order was cancelled due to fraud, an unverified address or if the order was a Refer to Issuer.

Product Warning FAQs

 WARNING: Cocadmide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA) or diethanolamine (DEA) are chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. These chemicals are contained in certain products sold in this area, including some shampoos and other hair care products, body washes, cleaners, shaving products, foot care products, creams, lotions, gels, wipes, and pet shampoos.

Please read the ingredients list on the product package to determine whether a product contains cocamide DEA or DEA. For a list of items sold in this store, view PDF.

Other FAQs

Click on Store Finder, and enter the city, state, ZIP code, cross streets or store number for information about a CVS/pharmacy store near you.

At the bottom of any page of the website, look for the Careers link under CVS Caremark Corporate Information. This will take you to the Careers section of our corporate website. From there you can find information on the career opportunity that best suits your needs, and take steps to apply online or submit your resume.