How to place your essential order directly on adafruit.com

Placing an essential order on our site is quick and easy. It's similar to placing a regular order on adafruit.com, with only two additional steps. 

Follow these steps to submit your order:

  • Place all items into your cart.
  • Click on the cart icon in the top right of the page to review your cart.
  • When you see your order contains everything you need, click Proceed to Checkout.
  • Proceed through checkout steps 1-4 as you normally would. Please double-check all contact, shipping, and payment information is correct.
  • Once you reach step 5, pause. This is the crucial step for submitting an essential order.
  • Read the instructions and check the relevant box.
  • When the text window appears, please describe how your order qualifies as essential.
  • Click Save & Continue, and on the next step, submit your order.
  • That's it! You're all set. Please make sure to review your order confirmation email to see all the details came through correctly. If you have any questions, shoot an email to [email protected] and our team will assist you shortly.
Oh no! I placed my order already and missed Step 5. What do I do? No worries. Email us at [email protected] with your order number and a description of how your qualifies as essential. We'll assist you shortly.

Thank you in advance for your important and essential work!

We'll do our best to get your order to you ASAP.

This guide was first published on Apr 01, 2020. It was last updated on Apr 01, 2020.
This page (How to place your essential order directly on adafruit.com) was last updated on Jun 17, 2020.