Selling with Square is simple.

What is Square?

Square helps all sizes and types of businesses to accept contactless payments, including all major credit and debit cards and mobile payments.

With Square you can do all the things you need to help run and grow your business – from keeping track of inventory, to managing staff rosters, taking appointment bookings and more. Plus, reach even more customers and sell online with our integrated eCommerce platform. You can even build your own custom payment solutions with our APIs.

How Square works

Square connects all sides of your business with easy to use tools designed to give you time to focus on what you do best. Sign up for a free account to use with your point of sale, online store, hardware and more.

With Square, you can take card payments in person, remotely, over the phone or online with fair, transparent pricing and no long-term commitments.

Receive funds in your bank account as soon as the next working day or instantly for a fee.

Get started and get paid quickly.

Start taking payments right away – no bank visits, credit checks or merchant accounts required. Account creation and verification takes minutes, and money can reach your bank account as fast as the next working day.

  1. Download the free Square POS app on your iOS or Android phone or tablet.
  2. Buy a Square Reader (and a Stand if you’re using an iPad for your POS), a Square Terminal or Square Register.
  3. Start taking every kind of payment – that’s any major card, Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay.
  4. Get your money as soon as the next business day as standard, or straight away with Instant Transfers for a fee.

Why choose Square?

  • Quick and easy to set up and start taking payments.
  • Simple, fair transaction fees with no long-term commitments.
  • Take payments securely with our end-to-end encryption.
  • Square products work seamlessly with over a hundred third-party apps including Xero, WooCommerce and Wix.

Hardware for selling anywhere.

We design and build our hardware in-house, so it all works together seamlessly.

Square Reader

Take contactless payments anywhere with a card reader that pairs directly with your device.

Square Terminal

Take payments, print receipts and run your business with a powerful and portable payment terminal.

Square Register

Get an all-in-one POS register with a dedicated customer display that lets you start selling right out of the box.

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a point of sale and take every kind of payment.

Simple, flat rates and no surprises.

Keep payment processing simple with fair, transparent pricing, without hidden fees or lock-in contracts, ever.

Chip and PIN or contactless payments: Accept every major card for the same rate. Take £100, see £98.25 in your bank account.


UK online card payments: Take payments for UK cards via eCommerce payments. Take £100, see £98.35 in your bank account.*

1.4% + 25p

Non-UK card online payments: Take card payments for non-UK cards from customers via eCommerce payments.* Take £100, see £97.25 in your bank account.

2.5% + 25p

Keyed-in payments: Take card payments from customers over the phone with Virtual Terminal or create a custom invoice with Square Invoices. Take £100, see £97.50 in your bank account.


Ask about a custom rate

We can create custom pricing packages for some businesses who process over £200,000 of card transactions annually. If that’s you, get in touch with our sales team to find out if you’re eligible.

Support when you need it.

We work hard to make our products intuitive and reliable. But if you do have a question, it’s easy to get help.

Square customers can talk with the UK-based Support team and get help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Get instant answers 24/7 in our Support Centre, which is full of helpful tips and tricks, videos and articles to help you run your business.

Join the Seller Community – an online space dedicated to UK business owners who use Square. Explore topics, share ideas, ask a question or help out another seller.

Ready to start?

Sign up now to get started with Square.

Want to know more?

Our what Square offers page summarises all the extra tools and features we offer to help you grow your business.

Or visit our why choose Square page to find out more about why millions of businesses around the world work with Square.