The #1 Payments Partner For Firearms Businesses

Tactical Payments is the #1 trusted credit card processing partner for ALL types of firearms businesses. Ammunition, Accessories, Gun Shops,  and more .

If you're an FFL or firearms business, Apply Online Now to take advantage of our rock-bottom costs, simple integrations, and great customer service! 

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Why Do Firearms Businesses Choose Tactical Payments?

  • 1
    Second Amendment Friendly. Unlike the big banks, we're proud to serve FFLs and all types of firearms businesses.
  • 2
    Simple, Rock-Bottom Pricing. You'll be able to accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and AMEX at very low rates (and no surprise fees).
  • 3
    USA-Based Customer Service. Say goodbye to long hold times. Talk to our USA-Based Customer Service team by chat, email or phone.

Our award-winning Customer Service Team has been recognized by numerous industry organizations. Notice the difference!

Earn More Net Revenue With Our Transparent, Low Fees

You deserve a payment partner that respects your business, and delivers credit card processing at a low cost.

Know what you pay, and get paid fast. We'll offer you a competitive, transparent fee structure. You'll see your sales deposits in your account as soon as the next business day.

Swipe & Dip Transactions:

Int. Plus 0.35% + 25¢

Ecommerce & Keyed-In Transactions:

1.99% + 25¢

*For Qualified Cards. Plus $25/Mo.

Our Rock-Bottom Pricing is just one of the the reasons that FFLs are switching to Tactical Payments every single day!

Questions? Call Our Team: 1-888-281-5830

Accept Retail, Mobile, or eCommerce Payments


In-store firearms related businesses can choose from three retail credit card processing terminals. Whether you choose a traditional wired countertop terminal, a wireless version, or to integrate your new ammo merchant account with a pre-existing or third-party point of sale system, our firearms merchant service accounts will have you accepting credit and debit cards faster, and for less. 

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If you want the flexibility to accept debit and credit card payments for your firearms related sales anywhere, without worrying about having a reliable internet connection? Then our mobile payments options are for you. This is particularly attractive to ammo retailers and manufacturers that sell via gun shows. Choose between iPad and mobile phone credit card swipers, which are compatible with both iPhone and Android. 

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Businesses that sell gun related products online can choose from our two pre-integrated payment gateways,  which are pre-integrated with most major online shopping carts and website platforms. Or, if you have a pre-existing payment gateway that you'd prefer instead, we'll provide the API codes you'll need.  Either way, our eCommerce firearms merchant accounts will have you accepting credit and debit cards fast and for less.

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​​​​Introducing Our Podcast, TacticalPay Radio

Brett Grayson, TacticalPay Radio Host

From handgun shooting to hog hunting, from accounting to AR15’s… shotguns, rifles, accessories, concealed carry, trade shows, gun rights, sales trends, and more. If it’s in our industry, we’re going to talk about it on TacticalPay Radio!

Our podcast is hosted by Brett Grayson, a history teacher in Houston, Texas. He has enjoyed learning about guns since his first clay shoot at Boy Scout camp in 1996. Brett is evangelistic about hearing and eye protection, and takes pride in being known as a “gun guy”!

Latest Podcast Episodes

Who Is Tactical Payments? - A Note From Our CEO

Hi, I'm Adam Carlson, the CEO of Tactical Payments. The best part of working in the firearms industry is all of the wonderful, hard-working people I meet.

I believe a successful business is built on relationships, service, and trust. As such, I've welcome the opportunity to earn your business, by delivering consistently great customer service as well as industry-low pricing.

If there's anything I can do to help make your decision easier (or speed things along and get you processing payments faster), please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Best, Adam Carlson - CEO

Why Is Tactical Payments The Firearms Industry Leader?

  • 1
    Second Amendment Friendly. We are proud to serve retailers, manufacturers, and all types of firearms businesses.
  • 2
    Simple, Rock-Bottom Pricing. Accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and AMEX at competitive, transparent rates.
  • 3
    USA-Based Customer Service. Get everyday access to our USA-Based Customer Service team by chat, email or phone.

Our friendly Customer Service Team is standing by to approve your application: