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

Square Reader: $59

Get your Square hardware

Secure. Fast. Simple.

Square Reader lets you accept chip and contactless cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay anywhere. 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 phone with the OtterBox uniVERSE case for iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.

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.



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 business day. No monthly fees, no commitments and no surprises.

Available at local retailers


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