Square Payments Processing

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Accept every payment

Chip and PIN card or contactless—accept both with our reader. You can also get paid remotely by keying in payments.

Quick setup, no long-term commitments

It’s free to sign up and fast to set up. There are no long-term commitments or monthly fees, and you pay only when you make a sale.

Fast deposits, simple pricing

Pay one simple rate for any card, including American Express, every time. See deposits in your bank account as soon as the next business day.

Keeping your business secure

Data encryption, fraud monitoring and industry-leading security standards mean you, your POS and your customers are protected every step of the way.

Everything you need to start selling.

Hardware for your counter or on the go

With Square Reader for contactless and chip and PIN, Square has the hardware you need to accept all major cards.

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Powerful point-of-sale software

Online payment processing is just the start. The free Square Point of Sale app has tools to help you manage every area of your business, such as inventory management, customer directories and digital receipts.

Learn more about Square Point of Sale

Built to work together

Our hardware and software work together perfectly. They come from the same source, which means one seamless payment experience for you and your customers.

Take payments anywhere, any way.

Square Invoices

Send invoices from your mobile device or laptop right to your customers’ inboxes. They can pay securely with a few clicks.

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Take payments from your computer

Type in card payments from your Square Dashboard in seconds with Square Virtual Terminal—no card reader or app required.

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Save cards on file

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

Learn more about Card on File

Accept payments at the counter or on the go

Accept card payments anywhere you do business, whether that’s at your counter or on the go, and never miss a sale again.

Sell with e-commerce platforms

Use Square payments with third-party e-commerce platforms like BigCommerce, Wix, Weebly, Ecwid and WooCommerce to sell online.

Learn more about Square App Marketplace

Sell with Square on your own site

With Square’s payment processing APIs, you can sell online with Square and seamlessly integrate your online and offline sales. Track all your reporting, deposits and inventory in one place.

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Square keeps things humming.

We invest heavily in payment processing technology to help protect your business and keep it running smoothly.

Protecting your business

Square’s security keeps you and your customers safe. We encrypt your transactions and never store data on your device after a payment has been processed, which keeps everyone safer. We also use live monitoring and algorithms to help stop fraud before it occurs.

Learn more about Square Secure

Fast, reliable deposits

When you take a payment with Square, you get your money in your bank account as soon as the next business day.

Support if you need it

Our dedicated support team works side by side with our other departments to improve your customer experience. They are standing by to help if you need it. Call, email or tweet, or use our Support Centre to find helpful guides and tools.

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Per chip and PIN or contactless payment

Keyed-in, Online or Invoice Payment



We’ve never had any problem with the consistency of Square’s performance or the deposits or anything else. They continue to just make improvements and add features I didn’t even know I needed until I used them.

Casey, BANG Salon