Billing / Accounts Receivable

Please submit a Help Ticket or call Optica at: +1 202.416.1907. Our staff replies to messages within one business day.

Once you sign up for automatic renewals, Optica will charge the credit card you provide before your membership expires.  You will receive at least two reminders from Optica prior to this transaction. Your membership renewal will be the same as your current membership option and you will be charged at the then current rate*. Your membership will continue to renew unless you cancel.

*After five consecutive years, Early Career Members are transitioned to Individual Membership.

To edit your information, visit the Login page ("Login" access is located at the top blue bar of every page). Once logged in, click on the “My Address” tab followed by the “Edit” button in the name and address information box to edit your contact information. Alternatively, you may submit a Help Ticket or call Optica at: +1 202.416.1907. Our staff replies to messages within one business day.

Members may sign up for automatic renewals during the online join and renew process. Members may also sign up by logging in on, visiting “My Membership” and clicking on the “Automatic Renew?” option. You will then be given instructions to enter the credit card information you would like Optica to use for your renewal payment.

Yes. Optica accepts payments for automatic renewals made through American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa and debit cards with Visa/MasterCard logo.


Attn: Finance Department

2010 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC  20036

By choosing auto renewals, you authorize Optica to renew your membership automatically by charging your credit or debit card approximately 7 days before your membership’s expiration date. You will receive notification 60 days in advance of the transaction.

You may cancel this authorization by providing Optica written notice twenty 20 days prior to deduction or by visiting “My Membership” to change your auto-renew preference. Your membership will continue to renew automatically unless you cancel.

  1. Check or Money Order or Bank Draft - All checks must be payable in US dollars and be drawn on a US bank and made payable to Optica. To ensure proper credit, please return a copy of your invoice/registration form with your payment.
  2. Credit Card - OSA accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club and Discover cards. Complete all the information at the bottom of the invoice/registration form, sign and date, and fax to +1 202.416.1450, email as a PDF to, or call +1 800.766.4672 or +1 202.416.1907 to place the payment with a customer service associate.
  3. Bank Wire Transfer - Information: Bank of America 1501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20013. 
  • SWIFT: BOFAUS3N ABA# 0260-0959-3
    Optica Account Number 20 867 84 287

    The wire transfer should include the remitter’s name or member’s name, invoice number, and/or a description of where to apply the payment.

    For example: Event Name, Member’s Name, Subscription, Invoice Number, etc. Fax any support documents to Fariba Daneshvaran, Optica, fax number +1 202.416.1450. Please include any bank fees associated with your wire transfer as your bank may deduct their fees from the total sent to us. The remitter is responsible for these fees.

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a nine-digit number that the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigns in the following format: XX-XXXXXXX. It is used to identify the tax accounts of employers and/or other groups or businesses that have no employees. Click here for a detailed explanation of an EIN. The information provided includes examples on how to fill out necessary forms to obtain an EIN.

Individual Members and Early Career Members are eligible for automatic renewals. 

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