Square Online Checkout

The fastest way to get paid online.

Create buy buttons and pay link in seconds.

Square Online Checkout

New! Square Online Checkout now comes with Clearpay
Buy now, pay later is now a built-in payment option for all eligible Square Online Checkout merchants.
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Accept payment almost anywhere—for free.

Square Online Checkout is free to use. You only pay 1.9%† for UK/EEA cards or 2.9%† for non-UK/non-EEA cards when you make a sale.

Fast and easy checkout

Customise your checkout page in a few steps: name it, add an image and price, even offer subscriptions and collect tips. Accept customer payment easily with Apple Pay, Google Pay or in instalments with Clearpay.

Flexible formats

Pick the format option that works best for your business – payment links, buy buttons or QR codes. Share them through social media, email, text or on a website.

Streamlined payments

Square Online Checkout lets you track payments and fulfill orders through shipping and pickup. Your customers don’t need an account or special app to pay.

All kinds of businesses can take advantage of Square Online Checkout.


Accept donations, membership fees or offer subscriptions. Use the basic subscription feature to offer automatic renewal or collect regular contributions weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly, annually or bi-annually.

Professional services

Writers, landscapers, artists, therapists and other professionals can use Square Online Checkout to easily accept prepayment for their services or automatically charge for monthly services.

Health care and fitness

Simplify your existing billing process. Let your clients pay for classes, sessions and services by allowing them to enter the specific amount of their bill and submit payment online. No more paper cheques to process.

Remarkably flexible and shareable.

Use options like pay links, buy buttons or QR codes for whatever you’re selling and share them with customers in all kinds of ways.

Share payment links in emails

Customise your checkout page then copy and paste the link into emails, text messages or on social media. With one click you can accept online payments easily from multiple channels.

Put QR codes on print pieces

Make scannable QR codes and place them on mailers, flyers or signs to take customers directly to an online checkout page to pay on their mobile device. Accept remote and touch-free payments easily.

Embed buy buttons 
on websites

Save your link as an embeddable buy button and easily put it on your existing website or instantly add eCommerce to your blog. Customise the text on buttons to reflect a specific action like, “Buy Now” or “Subscribe”. Even tailor the button colour to match your brand.

Build with Square Checkout API

Checkout API lets developers easily integrate a pre-built, Square-hosted checkout page into any workflow with minimal coding. Flexible features and a wide range of payment methods make this the perfect solution for businesses looking to add Square payments.

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No monthly fees.

Square Online Checkout is free to use. You only pay when you make a sale.

  • Accept major credit and debit cards
  • Accept Apple Pay & Google Pay
  • Accept installment payments with Clearpay
  • Sell memberships and subscriptions
  • Sell items, services or classes
  • Accept tips
  • Accept one-time or recurring donations
  • Customisable buy buttons
  • Printable QR Codes for unlimited products and services

UK/EEA cards


per transaction

non-UK/non-EEA cards


per transaction

† Until 17th November. From 17th November 2022 onwards, 1.4% + 25p for transactions with UK cards and 2.5% + 25p for transactions with non-UK cards, with Square Online Premium 1.4% + 15p for transactions with UK cards and 2.5% + 15p for transactions with non-UK cards. Consult the FAQ page to learn more