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Accept EFTPOS payments quickly, easily and securely.

Process debit and credit card payments with EFTPOS solutions from Square.

It’s only the most popular form of payment.

Credit and debit cards are the most popular method of payment in Australia – so accepting eftpos debit and credit card payments is important. Square can help.

Everything you need for EFTPOS.

Whether you’re selling in person, online or on the go, Square has everything you need to accept card payments.

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Contactless cards

Accept all major debit and credit cards with a tap or a dip to complete sales in seconds.

Contactless devices

Accept contactless payments from smartphones and watches with Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Chip cards

Insert chip cards into the credit card machine and, if needed, let customers enter their PIN on Terminal.

Hardware that accepts payments of all kinds.

Square Reader

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.

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a point of sale and accept every kind of payment. A Square Reader and Dock comes included, so you can accept all major cards and devices.

Square Terminal

Square Terminal is your all-in-one portable EFTPOS machine for payments and receipts. It’s secure, reliable and helps you get paid fast.

Download the Square app to get started

Our best-in-class point-of-sale software is completely free, you only pay a flat rate fee for the payments you process. Keep track of sales, inventory, your employees and more.

There’s no better choice than Square.

One flat rate
Accept eftpos, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express for one low flat rate. Once you choose the best solution for your business, you’ll pay a fair and consistent rate.

Payments on the go
Accept EFTPOS payments from anywhere. Even on the go. Square Reader is packed with a powerful battery so you can accept payments everywhere, all day long.

No added fees
There are no added costs on top of the flat rate fee for processing payments - no monthly fees, no refund fees, and no leasing fees. Once you purchase your Square Reader or Terminal everything’s included in the flat rate to enable acceptance of EFTPOS payments.

No lock in contracts
Get set up and running quickly and never worry about being locked into a long-term contract or charged early termination fees.

Everything you need to accept payments today.

Square’s Free POS app

Track all your sales with Square’s free Point of Sale app. Plus, send invoices, manage employees and more.

Fast Transfers

See your funds available in your bank account as fast as the next business day.

Real-time analytics

Sign in to the Square Dashboard online to view your sales history and best-selling items with simple charts designed to give you all of your data at your fingertips.

Faster payment processing

Your Square Reader can process contactless payments in seconds. Let your customers tap and go - and keep your line moving fast.

Consistent pricing. No surprises.

Pay one flat rate without any hidden fees. Choose the best solution for your business and you’ll pay a consistent rate that’s fair and won’t change.

Learn more about our fees here >

Processing rate

1.9% Per tap or dip on a Square Reader or Square Stand

1.6% Per tap or dip on Square Terminal

Hardware starting at

With interest-free instalment plan options available

Monthly fee

$0 Per month.
No commitments, no long-term contracts.

Custom pricing for your business.

We can create custom pricing packages for some businesses that process more than $250K in card sales.

Start taking payments today.

Accept payments quickly. Get paid fast.


  • What is eftpos?

    EFTPOS generally refers to any card machine that will accept debit and credit card payments—it is a globally recognised term. eftpos (lowercase) is a brand in Australia that makes it possible for businesses to accept payments from a customer’s bank account through their debit card.

  • How do eftpos payments work in Australia?

    Just like Visa and MasterCard eftpos is a payments network—an Australian only network that only works for debit cards issued in Australia.

  • How can I start accepting eftpos payments?

    You can start accepting eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and American Express cards using the Square Reader or Square Terminal. Check out this article for tips on choosing the right EFTPOS machine for your business.

  • How much does it cost to start accepting eftpos payments?

    With Square, you can purchase a card reader for as little as $59 and start taking payments right away. You pay one flat rate depending on what hardware and software solution you choose.

  • How do I transfer from a different EFTPOS provider to Square?

    It’s as simple as creating an account with Square, purchasing the Square Reader or Square Terminal and letting your customers tap or dip away.