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Payment Methods

NTIS Online Ordering

Online ordering with NTIS is safe and secure. NTIS uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) security system, which is widely accepted as the Internet security standard. When you submit your credit card number, it is encrypted so your information is secure as it travels across the Internet.

For online orders NTIS accepts payment by major credit card or NTIS deposit account. For these and other payment options, please read below.

Paying by Credit Card

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Your credit card is not charged until your order has been shipped with the exception of orders for subscription products or those fulfilled off-site.

To receive a credit card receipt for your purchase, after it has shipped, e-mail your request to receipt@ntis.gov or call 703-605-6600. Preparation of receipt may take up to 3 working days.

Paying by Check or Money Order

We accept checks or money orders payable to NTIS in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank, an international bank with a U.S. address on the check; or a Canadian bank. If you provide us a check to make your payment, your check will be converted into an electronic fund transfer.

Please send payment with your order to:

National Technical Information Service
U.S. Department of Commerce
5301 Shawnee Rd,
Alexandria, VA 22312

Billing Option (U.S. Canada, and Mexico only)

NTIS will gladly bill your order, for an additional fee of $15.00

  • A request to be billed must be on a purchase order or company letterhead.
  • An authorizing signature, contact name, telephone number and TIN (Tax Identification Number) should be included with this request.
  • Requests may be mailed to the above address or faxed to (703)-605-6900.
  • This option IS NOT available for Web ordering or for any subscription orders.

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