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Becoming a Customer
Opening an Account with Diamond is easy!

Steps for Opening a Diamond account

  1. Return a fully completed Diamond New Account Application and all required documentation.
  1. Work with Diamond’s New Account Specialist to place a qualifying first order.
  2. Be informed of your Diamond Account Number and Payment Terms.
  3. Secure a password to Diamond’s Retailer Services Website.
  4. Meet your Diamond Sales or Retailer Services Representative for a personal introduction to Diamond’s products and services.

New Account Application

There are several options for obtaining Diamond’s New Account Application:

Obtain an Account Application by mail or fax by calling a New Account Specialist at (443) 318-8308.

Documentation You Will Need

In addition to your completed Account Application, you will need to submit the following required documentation to verify that you are a qualified retailer.
Specifically, we will need clear photocopies of:

  • A valid Photo ID (such as a Driver's License) of all business owners;
  • A valid business license, sales tax license, or other permit required by law to conduct business in your location. (Some jurisdictions may not require this documentation.)
  • A valid uniform resale certificate, found here: Uniform Resale Certificate. If you live in one of the following states, you will need to complete a state-specific Resale Certificate, found below:
Submitting Your Application

Once you have completed your Account Application and gathered the required documentation, you can submit your materials to Diamond.

Email: Create a PDF of all your documentation and forward to our New Accounts Department at newaccounts@diamondcomics.com. Please include your business name in the subject line of all emails and note that email attachments over 5MB are not accepted by our server. If your Application and documentation exceed 5MB, please use multiple emails.

Fax: 410-683-7086

Mail:
Diamond Comic Distributors
ATTN: New Accounts
10150 York Road, Suite 300
Hunt Valley, MD 21030


Please note that it typically takes between 2 and 10 business days for Diamond’s Credit Department to process your New Account Application.

 

Preparing Your First Order

Upon receipt of your New Account Application and required documentation, a Diamond New Account Specialist will contact you to help you place a qualifying first order and answer any questions you may have.

Business Planning

Diamond encourages new businesses to use resources such as the U.S. Small Business Administration – www.sba.gov – and SCORE -- www.score.org – to learn about the legal requirements of business ownership, put together a business plan, find affordable financing, etc.

 

Thank you for your interest in Diamond. We look forward to serving you! If you have any questions, please contact NewAccounts@DiamondComics.com or call (443) 318-8308