Square Point of Sale

All the POS system features you need to run your business.

Payments, items, inventory, analytics, eCommerce, CRM – all integrated with your point of sale.


Accept every way your customers want to pay.

Payment acceptance

Accept credit and debit cards

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

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Apple Pay and Google Pay

Square Reader lets you accept chip and PIN cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay anywhere.

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Digital gift cards

eGift 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.


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

Learn more about Square Invoices

Transparent pricing

No complicated bills, no different rates from month to month or card to card. What you see is what you pay.

No long-term commitments

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


Get free transfers to your bank account the next business day as standard, or transfer funds to your bank account instantly for a small fee.

Process refunds

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

Tap to Pay

Tap to Pay With Tap to Pay on iPhone or Tap to Pay on Android, you can take contactless payments with just your phone, from contactless debit and credit cards to digital wallets.

Android is a trademark of Google LLC. Tap to Pay on Android is available on compatible Android devices. Tap to Pay on iPhone is available on iPhone XS or above running iOS 16.4 or later. The Contactless Symbol is a trademark owned by and used with permission of EMVCo, LLC.

Payment protection

Dispute management

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.


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

Items and services

Item modifiers

Customise your items with variations, add-ons or special requests. Modifiers applied to items will display on receipts.

Customisable item grid

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


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

Integrated hardware

Use Register or 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 itemised basket and pay quickly, all from a safe distance. When in connected mode, the Terminal acts only as a customer-facing display and PIN pad. To utilise the other Terminal features, you must sign out and back in.

Item import

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

Itemised 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 Deliveroo, Uber Eats and more – right from your POS.

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Offline payments

Accept 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 24 hours.


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

Custom tender

You can customise your checkout screen to better fit your business by toggling and reordering what 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

Customise 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

Square 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 minimise future questions or disputes.


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.

Customised 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.


Online Ordering

Sell online and in your shop, 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 your customers 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.

Learn more about eGift cards

POS Hardware

Payment solutions for every stage of business.

Square Register

The most powerful, fully integrated till system with point of sale software, payments, and a dedicated customer display.

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 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

Accept chip cards and contactless payments, like Google Pay and Apple Pay, with Square Reader. Use it with Square Stand or connect it wirelessly to your mobile device.

Learn more about Square Reader


Check what Square hardware is compatible with your device.

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Hardware accessories

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

Learn more about hardware accessories


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

Reporting and insights


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

Manage in your POS

Keep track of inventory from in-person and online sales. It’s all automatically synced in your POS.

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 to a printable spreadsheet at any time.

Advanced inventory management

For more advanced inventory needs, you can sync your POS with software partners including Shopventory, DEAR Systems, 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.


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


Team Management

Get tools to customize your team’s access in Dashboard, POS, and Team app through unlimited custom permission sets and team member monitoring tools, such as activity log and sales report.

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Enroll and reward customers directly from your POS and Square Online Store with a custom loyalty programme 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 customisable, professional email marketing campaigns.

Learn more about Square Marketing

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


Third-party apps

Connect your point of sale to the third-party apps you already use, like Wix, WooCommerce, Xero, Etsy, GoDaddy, Mailchimp and more.

Learn more about Square App Marketplace

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

Learn more about Square Developer

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 Centre


Square Point of Sale software is free to use — there are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay when you take a payment.

Processing rate


Per Chip and PIN or contactless payment


For Virtual Terminal and Invoices

1.4% + 25p for online transactions with UK cards
2.5% + 25p for online transactions with non-UK cards

POS hardware starting at

£19 + VAT

With Square Reader

Monthly fee


Per month

Ask about a custom rate.

For businesses that process over £200K in annual card sales, we can apply custom prices to transaction fees and hardware.