What is your return policy? — Micro Center

What is your return policy?

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We guarantee your satisfaction on every product we sell in accordance with our return policy. If you are not fully satisfied with your purchase and want to return it, simply bring your undamaged item back to Micro Center with its included accessories, materials, UPC, and packaging within the eligible timeframe and let us help you with a replacement, return or repair if desired. No receipt necessary if you have a Micro Center Insider Account with us.

Return or exchange timeframes

Eligible return or exchange timeframes are from the date of purchase:

15 calendar days

  • Camcorders and projectors
  • Desktop / Notebook computers
  • Digital cameras
  • Motherboards
  • Processors
  • Tablets
  • 3D printers, 3D scanners, and CD/DVD duplicators

30 calendar days

  • All other products

Special Holiday return period!

As part of our early start to Black Friday deals, we have also extended the return period for products purchased during that time.

  • All products purchased between 11/02/20 - 12/24/20 will be eligible for return until 1/15/21
  • This also extends the time-frame to add a protection plan until 1/15/21
  • Restrictions for products not eligible for return still apply (see section below)
  • Exception: Microsoft has imposed a strict 15 day return policy on all Microsoft Surface tablets and laptops. This also applies to unopened units.

Products not eligible for return

  • Opened software
  • Electronic software downloads
  • Point of Sale Activation Cards that have a dollar value
  • Micro Center Gift Cards (except as required by law)
  • Products with customer-induced damage such as, but not limited to, aerial drones with damage due to pilot error. So let’s be careful out there!
  • VR Headsets, Headphones, including Airpods, Earbuds and Over-the-Ear Products (COVID-19 Safety Measure)
  • Microphones (COVID-19 Safety Measure)
  • All Phones (COVID-19 Safety Measure)
  • Face masks and disposable gloves (COVID-19 Safety Measure)


All refunds will be based upon your original payment method or a Micro Center Gift Card

  • If a credit card was used as payment, a refund will be issued to that credit card within five business days of the return transaction.
  • Check refunds may take up to 14 business days
  • We offer gift receipts to customers when purchasing gifts. When returning a gift, you'll receive your refund on a Micro Center Gift Card.

Other important details

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