Square Point of Sale

All the POS features you need to run your business.

Payments, items, inventory, analytics, eCommerce, CRM – all integrated with your POS system.

Payments

Accept every way your customers want to pay.

Payment acceptance

Accept credit cards

Accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and rewards cards – all at the same rate of 2.65%.

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Accept debit cards

Accept INTERAC debit for one flat rate of 10¢ per transaction.

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Apple Pay and Google Pay

Square Reader for contactless and chip lets you accept any type of payment, including all major cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay, anywhere.

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Digital and plastic gift cards

Gift cards are integrated into your POS system and Square Dashboard. They’re simple to sell, redeem, track and reload. Redeem gift cards as easily as you would any other form of payment.

Card on File

Store payment details for your regulars. Charge them with a tap of a button to save time at checkout.

Invoices

Send custom invoices straight from your POS system on a mobile device or from your laptop right to your customers’ inboxes.

Learn more about Square Invoices >

Transparent pricing

It’s one fee for credit cards and a flat fee for debit cards. No complicated bills, no different rates from month to month. What you see is what you pay.

No contracts or long-term commitments

There are no startup fees, monthly fees or termination fees. You only pay for card processing when you make a sale. It’s as simple as that.

Transfers

Enable automatic or custom transfer schedules to access your funds in one to two business days.

Process refunds

Process custom or itemized refunds for payments directly from your POS system or your online Square Dashboard.


Payment protection

Manage disputes

We’re experts in disputes. Let us deal with the bank so you don’t have to spend hours on the phone. Active disputes are tracked via your Disputes Dashboard.

Fraud protection and monitoring

Our systems monitor your payments for suspicious transactions. Machine learning and human expertise work together to constantly adapt our technology to the shifting fraud landscape.

Encrypted payments

All information entered by our customers has been encrypted and submitted to our servers securely. Square meets Level 1 PCI Data Security Standards.

PCI compliance

Square complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) so you don’t need to individually validate your state of compliance.

Account protection tools

Set up 2-Step Verification to add a layer of security. Control who has access through employee permissions. Get feedback from Square if your password isn’t strong enough.

Checkout

Customize your checkout to keep your line moving and your customers happy.

Items and services

Item modifiers

Customize your menu with toppings, add-ons or special requests. Modifiers applied to items will display on receipts.

Customizable item grid

Quickly access frequently used items, discounts or categories to keep your line moving and your customers happy.

Categories

Group items together in categories to help you organize your item library and fine-tune your in-app reports.

Integrated hardware

Wirelessly connect Terminal to any device running your Square POS – a smartphone, iPad or Android tablet. With a separate checkout screen, customers can see their itemized cart and pay quickly, all from a safe distance.

Item import

Save some time by uploading and managing multiple items at once from the online Square Dashboard with the bulk import tool.

Itemized refunds

Refund specific items from a transaction. The amount being refunded will reflect any applicable taxes and discounts for the selected item(s).

Order Manager

Manage all third-party pickup orders from Uber Eats, DoorDash, Ritual and more – right from your POS.

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Transactions

Offline Mode

Accept swiped card payments when your internet service is temporarily unavailable. Offline payments are processed automatically when your device regains connectivity, and will expire if not processed within 72 hours.

Receipts

Provide customers with digital (text message or email) or printed receipts. Receipts reflect an itemized breakdown of whole number and decimal quantities, discounts and applicable taxes.

Custom tender

You can customize your checkout screen to better fit your business by toggling and reordering which payment types are available at checkout.

Split tender

Customers can split a bill or use multiple forms of tender to complete a payment. For each form of tender accepted, a separate detailed receipt will be issued.

Decimal quantities

Customize for your business by selling items by weight, length or any other unit of measure.

Custom tip amounts

Let customers choose from preset tip amounts onscreen or on printed receipts.

Automatic discounts

Create automatic discounts for specific items, categories, quantities, daily specials or limited-time offers.


Customer service

Customer Directory

Our Customer Directory is a contact management tool for storing customer information, viewing how they interact with your business, and engaging them – all from one place.

Learn more about Square Customer Directory >

Order notes

With Square, you can add notes to items or custom amounts at the time of sale to minimize future questions or disputes.

Feedback

Customers can provide feedback through digital receipts in their email and start a private conversation with your business. Know how people feel about your business without having to read their comments online.

Customized receipts

Adjust the appearance of your receipts from your online Square Dashboard. If you have multiple locations, you can create custom receipts for each location.

eCommerce

Easily sell online, ship orders to customers and offer curbside pickup or local delivery.


Online Ordering

Sell online and in your store, with your sales and inventory automatically synced with your POS.

Learn more about Square Online >

Online checkout links

Send your customers a checkout link through an email or let them purchase at their convenience by posting the link on social media or your website.

eGift Cards

Sell digital gift cards to customers 24/7. Once you set up your free eGift Cards order site, customers will be able to send eGift Cards via email. eGift Cards can be used for in-store and online purchases.

Operations

Keep track of your sales, inventory and locations, all in one system.

Reporting and insights

Dashboard

Discover new insights about your business with Square Analytics and advanced reporting options. Easily export your data to add it to your records.

Learn more about Square Dashboard >

In-app sales report

Access top-line metrics such as gross sales, sales count and refunds by time period – in seconds, right from your app.


Inventory management

Low-stock alerts

Receive a daily email detailing items that are low or out of stock, so you never run out again.

Downloadable reports

Export your inventory stock levels at any time to a printable spreadsheet.

Inventory management integration

Sync your POS with inventory management software partners including Shopventory, SKU IQ, Stitch Labs and more.

Learn more about inventory management >

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Location management

If your business has multiple locations, you can manage all of them right from your online Square Dashboard. Create unique business profiles for each location with specific business hours and individual bank accounts or tags to differentiate transfers. You can also manage devices by location.

Customization

Pick and choose tools to grow your business, all synced with your point of sale.

Add-ons

Team Management

Track team hours, control access and protect sensitive information on your POS. Identify top performers and use powerful data to optimize labour costs.

Learn more about Square Team Management >

Loyalty

Enrol and reward customers directly from your POS with a custom loyalty program that doesn’t require additional software or hardware.

Learn more about Square Loyalty >

Email Marketing

Our CRM tools make it simple to create, send and track customizable, professional email marketing campaigns directly from your POS.

Learn more about Square marketing >


Get a personalized recommendation for the best add-ons for your business.


Integrations

Third-party apps

Connect your point of sale to the third-party apps you already use. Like QuickBooks, TaxJar, Wix, WooCommerce and ShipStation. You can also connect to Uber Eats, Ritual and DoorDash through our order delivery integrations.

Learn more about Square App Marketplace >

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API

Build commerce apps to sync Square with your existing hardware for payments and more.

Learn more about Square Developer >

eCommerce

Easily sell online, ship orders to customers and offer curbside pickup or local delivery.

Online Ordering

Sell online and in your store, with your sales and inventory automatically synced with your POS.

Learn more about Square Online >

Online checkout links

Send your customers a checkout link through an email or let them purchase at their convenience by posting the link on social media or your website.

eGift Cards

Sell digital gift cards to customers 24/7. Once you set up your free eGift Cards order site, customers will be able to send eGift Cards via email. eGift Cards can be used for in-store and online purchases.

POS Hardware

Payment solutions for every stage of business.

Square Register

With built-in payments and two large touchscreens, including a dedicated display for customers, Square Register has everything you need to run your business right out of the box.

Learn more about Square Register >

Square Stand

The easiest way to turn your iPad into a Square Point of Sale. Accept all payments and plug in your accessories.

Learn more about Square Stand >

Square Terminal

Accept all kinds of card payments and print receipts – all from a compact, portable device. Square Terminal also connects wirelessly with your POS so you can check out as usual while your customer completes the transaction safely on a separate device.

Learn more about Square Terminal >

Square Reader for contactless and chip

Accept chip cards and contactless payments, like Google Pay and Apple Pay, with the most advanced Square Reader yet. Plug it into Square Stand or connect it wirelessly to your mobile device.

Learn more about Square Reader for contactless and chip >

Square Reader for magstripe

The little device that started it all. Plug it into your iPhone, iPad or Android device to swipe payments anywhere you go.

Learn more about Square Reader for magstripe >

Compatibility

Check what Square hardware is compatible with your device.

Learn more >

Hardware accessories

Find everything you need for your point of sale, from cash drawers and bar code scanners to printers and scales.

Learn more about hardware accessories >

Seller support and community

Get help with your questions and learn new ways to grow.

Seller support

Our highly trained support team is available via phone or email.

To connect, start your Square account today >

Seller Community

The Square community forum is made up of businesses like yours, posting questions and replying to others with their expertise.

Learn from the Seller Community >

Support articles

Find answers to many questions, along with useful tips, articles, and thorough video walkthroughs about what you can do with Square.

Check out our Support Center >

Pricing

Square Point of Sale software is a free POS system – there are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay when you take a payment.

Processing rate

2.65%

For all major credit cards

10¢

Flat fee per INTERAC chip & PIN or tap

Hardware starting at

$0

With free reader

Monthly fee

$0

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

Ask about a custom rate.

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