The #1 Payments Partner For the Firearms Industry

Tactical Payments is the #1 trusted credit card processing partner for ALL types of firearms businesses. Retail, Mobile and eCommerce

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

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Firearms Merchant Accounts BBB Business Review

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:

1.4% + 25¢

Ecommerce & Keyed-In Transactions:

2.5% + 30¢

*For Qualified Cards. Plus $25/Mo.

Our Rock-Bottom Pricing is just one of the the reasons that firearms businesses are switching to Tactical Pay every 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 firearms 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 goods or services anywhere, without worrying about having a reliable internet connection? Then our mobile payments options are for you. This is particularly attractive to firearms accessories manufacturers and retailers that sell via gun shows. Choose between iPad and mobile phone credit card swipers, compatible with both iPhone and Android. 

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Businesses that sell firearms 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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Learn Why Firearms Related Sales Are Better With Tactical Payments

When it comes to providing FFLs and firearms related businesses with more stable, affordable and easy-to-use credit card processing, expertise matters.  That's why our firearms industry focus allows us to provide your business with the following:

  • 1
    Faster Acceptances. Our experience with firearms businesses and our easy online application, means your business can feel more confident in getting approved, and to start accepting credit cards faster.  
  • 2
    Simple Payment Solutions. We know what firearms related businesses need. Whether your business is retail, mobile or eCommerce, our pre-programmed terminals and payment gateways make setup fast and easy.
  • 3
    Stable Processing. Firearms related merchant accounts are subject to additional oversight by credit card processors. By working with banks and processors invested in serving FFLs, our customers avoid most disruptive underwriting shifts that plague our competitors.

These are just a few of the reasons that firearms related businesses are switching to Tactical Payments every single day!

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: