Square Reader

Accept debit, credit and contactless payments everywhere.

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Made for chip and PIN and contactless

Accept chip and PIN cards, contactless cards and devices with Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Pocket-size and powerful

Packed with a powerful battery, the reader connects wirelessly to iOS or Android devices.

Works with the free Square app

Our free point-of-sale app takes care of payments, invoices, inventory, reports and more.

Sell with style

A clean and simple design with a small countertop footprint will suit every point of sale.

Accept every way your customers want to pay.

Chip and PIN cards

Insert chip and PIN cards into the reader, then leave them in place for the duration of the sale.

Contactless cards

Customers simply hold their contactless card near the reader to trigger payment.

Mobile devices

Accept Apple Pay, Google Pay and other NFC-enabled smartphones and watches.

Give your Square Reader a place on your counter.

Keep Square Reader charged, stabilised and positioned for payments with the Dock for Square Reader.

Learn more about Dock for Square Reader

Designed for every business.

See how Square’s new reader sets you up to sell more.

Tech specs

  • White
  • Moulded plastic
  • Height: 10.1 mm
  • Width: 66.0 mm
  • Depth: 66.0 mm
  • 56g
  • Apple
  • iPhone 4s and later
  • iPad 3rd Generation and later
  • iPad mini (all models)
  • iPad Air (all models)
  • iPad Pro (all models)
  • Android
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 inch
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0
Payment Types
  • Chip and PIN cards
  • Contactless-enabled (NFC) cards
  • Apple Pay
  • Google Pay
  • Samsung Pay
Power modes
  • Charge the battery and connect wirelessly or keep it charged in the Dock for Square Reader.
Backup magnetic stripe reader included.

The Square Reader comes with a Square Reader for magnetic stripe cards. Plug it into your device to accept magnetic stripe cards without a chip for international business, or when a chip cannot be read—and never miss a payment.



Pay just 1.75% per transaction for Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit or debit cards. Process £100, see £98.25 deposited into your bank account as fast as the next business day. No monthly fees, no commitments and no surprises.

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