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We want your shopping experience with us to be both safe and convenient. We offer a wide variety of payment options so that you can choose the one that best fits your needs. OpticsPlanet accepts most major credit cards, PayPal,FSA and HSA debit cards, checks, money orders, wire transfers, purchase orders and gift certificates.

Please see below for more detailed information on each of the payment options available to you:

Credit/Debit Cards

We gladly accept payments from a wide variety of credit card carriers including, but not limited to: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. All personal information is encrypted by our secure server to ensure that any transaction that you place with us is 100% safe. To learn more about security measures that provide a safe shopping environment, please see our Secure Ordering Policy. In addition, OpticsPlanet does not capture the funds from your card until your items are available and ready to be shipped. If you are using a debit card, please note that your bank may hold your funds once your purchase has been pre-authorized during the checkout process. For more information about bank specific rules that may apply, please contact your card-issuing bank.

Prior to ordering, please confirm that your billing address provided matches the address that appears on your current credit card statement. Please note that all orders placed with a credit/debit card are subject to review.

The security of our customers' financial information is extremely important to us. Therefore, OpticsPlanet reserves the right to contact customers or to require manual payment verification to confirm that all received information is verifiable and accurate prior to clearance. Manual verification entails OpticsPlanet charging your account a random amount not to exceed five dollars. As soon as this charge appears on your card, please provide us with the date the charge was processed and the exact amount so that we may continue processing your order. Once verification is complete, the charged amount will either be credited back to your credit card or will go towards your purchase price.


OpticsPlanet offers customers the option of paying for purchases via PayPal. Orders placed using this payment method are verified by and follow the terms and conditions of the payment services provider. To pay with PayPal, simply select the "Pay using PayPal" option at checkout. Please note that we require your shipping address to be confirmed by PayPal for all domestic orders and your account to be verified by PayPal for all orders prior to ordering. In addition, there are certain items that may be restricted by PayPal and cannot be ordered using this payment method. If restrictions apply, PayPal will be unavailable during checkout.

Amazon Payments

Amazon Payments allows Amazon customers to purchase items using their existing Amazon account and use shipping information from their Amazon account without ever leaving OpticsPlanet. To pay using Amazon Payments, simply select "Pay with Amazon" and enter your Amazon e-mail address and password. For more information, please contact us.

Checks/Money Orders/Wire Transfers

OpticsPlanet accepts checks, money orders and wire transfers as valid payment methods. For all orders placed using these payment methods, please complete our order form and send it along with your payment. Please include a valid email address and phone number where you can be contacted in the event of a question or problem regarding your order. We also accept international money orders and checks that must be denominated in U.S. Dollars. Please note that we reserve the right to ensure that your payment clears with your bank prior to approving your order for shipping. Additional fees may apply if appropriate funds are not available in your account at the time of processing. In addition, all wire transfers are subject to a $45 fee which should be added to your transfer total prior to submission.

Purchase Orders

We accept purchase orders from government agencies, institutional and commercial customers subject to credit approval. Please note that our minimum accepted order total to use a purchase order is $50.00. If your order is below this amount, you will be contacted and asked to raise the total amount of your order or pay a $19.95 purchase order processing fee. For all purchase orders, please verify that your purchase order number, valid bill to and ship to addresses and accounting phone number are included prior to submission. Once submitted, your purchase order will be processed by our accounting department for credit approval. If there are any concerns regarding your purchase order, we reserve the right to request an alternate payment method. A partial prepayment may be requested upon the first purchase order or as necessary. For more detailed information, please review our available Procurement Services and contact us if you have any additional questions.

Gift Certificates

OpticsPlanet gift certificates can be used towards payment of any item that we sell. To use a gift certificate, please enter the redemption code at checkout exactly as it appears in the email confirmation. Once entered, you will instantly see your updated price reflecting your discount. If the amount on your gift certificate is less than the total on your purchase, you will be required to submit an alternate means of payment to cover the difference.

FSA/HSA Debit Cards

OpticsPlanet accepts Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) debit cards to purchase eligible products. Please note that it is the customer's responsibility to know the limitations and restrictions of their plan coverage. Please contact your FSA/HSA provider if you have any questions regarding eligible expenses under your FSA/HSA plan. To place an order using a FSA or HSA debit card, please contact us by phone to speak to one of our Customer Care representatives, as we are currently unable to accept this payment method for online orders.


All orders regardless of payment method are subject to our order verification process. By limiting fraudulent transactions and verifying order information ahead of time, we are able to provide consistently low prices and superior service, while maintaining the security of the ordering process and limiting unnecessary expenses. There may be a slight delay in the processing of your order while the order details are being verified.

If you have any further questions regarding our payment options policy, please feel free to contact us via phone or email.