The tap-and-pay debit and credit card reader for Canadian business.

Square Reader: $59

Square Reader

Secure. Fast. Simple.

Square Reader lets you accept contactless cards, chip credit 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.

Sell confidently knowing every payment is encrypted and secure. Pay 2.65% for all major credit cards. And it’s just 10¢ per INTERAC Flash® tap for payments up to $100. You can’t accept chip and PIN debit cards yet (but we’re working on it).

Tap-and-go cards

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

Contactless devices

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

Chip credit cards

Insert chip credit cards into the reader, 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.

Connect wirelessly. Sell instantly.

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

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.

Backup magstripe reader included.

Square Reader for magstripe is included in the box. Just plug it into your device to start swiping credit cards.



Pay just 2.65% per tap, dip or swipe for Visa, Mastercard, American Express and international credit cards, and $0.10 per transaction for INTERAC Flash contactless debit payments. See funds deposited into your bank account as fast as the next business day. No monthly fees, no commitments and no surprises.

Square Reader usually arrives in five to seven working days. If you need one sooner, visit a retailer near you:


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