Square Payments Processing

Accept every way your customers want to pay.

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Accept every payment

Chip card or contactless—accept both with our reader. You can also get paid remotely by keying in payments.

Quick setup, no long-term commitments

It’s free to sign up and fast to set up. There are no long-term commitments or monthly fees, and you pay only when you make a sale.

Fast deposits, simple pricing

Pay one simple rate for any tap, insert or swipe for any card, including American Express, every time. See deposits in your bank account as soon as the next business day.

Keeping your business secure

Data encryption, fraud monitoring and industry-leading security standards mean you, your POS and your customers are protected every step of the way.

Everything you need to start selling.

Hardware for your counter or on the go

From Square Reader for chip cards to Stand for contactless and chip, Square has the hardware you need to accept all major credit and debit cards.

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Powerful point of sale software

Online payment processing is just the start. The free Square Point of Sale app has tools to help you manage every area of your business, such as inventory management, customer directories and digital receipts.

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Built to work together

Our hardware and software work together perfectly. They come from the same source, which means one seamless payment experience for you and your customers.

Take payments anywhere, any way.

Square Invoices

Send invoices from your mobile device or laptop right to your customers’ inboxes. They can pay securely with a few clicks.

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Take payments from your computer

Key in card payments from your Square Dashboard in seconds with Square Virtual Terminal—no card reader or app required.

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Save cards on file

Store payment details for your regular customers, and send them an invoice at the tap of a button and get paid fast.

Accept payments at the counter or on the go

Accept card payments anywhere you do business, whether that’s at your counter or on the go, and never miss a sale again.

Sell with eCommerce platforms

Use Square payments with third-party eCommerce platforms like BigCommerce, Wix, Weebly, Ecwid and WooCommerce to sell online.

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Sell with Square on your own site

With Square’s payment processing APIs, you can sell online with Square and seamlessly integrate your online and offline sales. Track all your reporting, deposits and inventory in one place.

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Square keeps things humming.

We invest heavily in payment processing technology to help protect your business and keep it running smoothly.

Protecting your business

Square’s security keeps you and your customers safe. We encrypt your transactions and never store data on your device after a payment has been processed, which keeps everyone safer. We also use live monitoring and algorithms to help stop fraud before it occurs.

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Fast, reliable deposits

When you take a payment with Square, you get your money in your bank account as soon as the next business day.

Support if you need it

Our dedicated support team works side by side with our other departments to improve your customer experience. They are standing by to help if you need it. Call, email or tweet, or use our Support Centre to find helpful guides and tools.

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Per Tap, Insert or Swipe

Invoices, API Payments, Virtual Terminal and Keyed-In Transactions


Get a custom rate for your business

We can create custom pricing packages for some businesses that process over $250K of card transactions annually. If that’s you, get in touch with our sales team to find out whether you’re eligible.

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We’ve never had any problem with the consistency of Square’s performance or the deposits or anything else. They continue to just make improvements and add features I didn’t even know I needed until I used them.

Casey, BANG Salon