The tap-and-go credit card reader built for every business.

Square Reader: $59

Secure. Fast. Simple.

Square Reader lets you accept chip and contactless cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay anywhere in Australia. Connect wirelessly, accept payments quickly and get your funds fast.

Accept the fastest and most secure ways to pay.

Whether your customers want to pay with their cards or phones, be ready to accept every sale with Square Reader. Take every tap or insert for one flat rate: 1.9%.

Contactless cards

Customers simply hold their contactless cards near the reader to trigger payment.

Contactless devices

Accept Apple Pay, Google Pay and other contactless smartphones and watches.

Chip cards

Insert chip cards into the payments machine, then leave them in place for the duration of the sale.

Process payments in seconds.

Square Reader is among the fastest out there when it comes to processing contactless payments. Let your customers tap and go—and keep your line moving fast.

Powered by the free app that helps you run your whole business.

  • Enter sales quickly with an intuitive checkout experience.
  • Make smarter business decisions with real-time inventory and reporting.
  • Easily add devices and team members as you grow, and keep sales synced to one account.

Connect wirelessly. Sell instantly.

Connect the reader wirelessly to your Apple or Android device via Bluetooth LE (no need for a headset jack). Fire up the free Square point-of-sale app and you’re ready to take payments anywhere.

A battery that keeps up with you.

Square Reader is packed with a powerful battery. Charge it up and you’re set to take payments all day.

Ready your reader for countertop sales.

Keep Square Reader charged, stabilised and positioned for payments with Dock for Square Reader.

Take your reader (and payments) on the go.

Securely mount Square Reader onto your iPad Mini with the Infinite Peripherals® case for iPad Mini (5th generation) and iPad Mini (4th generation).

A powerful pair: Square Reader + Square Stand.

Square Stand turns your iPad into a point of sale. There’s also a Square Reader included, giving you a complete solution for your checkout.

Take buy now, pay later payments anywhere.

Allow customers to pay in installments over time with Afterpay. You get paid upfront, so there’s no risk. Bring in more business in person and online.

In person

Limited time

1.6% per transaction (incl. GST)

Available until 10 September 2022.
Then 6% + 30¢ (excl. GST) per transaction.

Online

6% + 30¢ per transaction (excl. GST)

*For a limited time, pay 2.9% + 30¢ (incl. GST) per Square Online Checkout transaction until 29 July 2022.

Pricing

$59

Pay just 1.9% per tap or insert for Visa, Mastercard, eftpos, American Express and JCB. Process $100, see $98.10 transferred to your bank account as fast as the next day. No monthly fees, no commitments and no surprises.

Resources

Accept Tap-and-Go Payments With the New Square Reader

What Is Google Pay? Your Questions Answered

How to Start Accepting Apple Pay Today

Which Devices are Compatible with the Square Contactless + Chip Reader?

FAQ

Questions you might have about Square Reader, answered all in one place.

Setting up your Square Reader

All the getting-started questions.

Taking Payments

How to take payments anywhere, anytime with Square Reader.

Compatibility

What you can use with Square.

Credit Card Reader 101

Learn the basics of a credit card reader