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Square Gift Cards

Bring in new business with digital and physical gift cards you can sell in person and online.

With Square, creating and selling physical gift cards to promote your business is easy.

Order your gift cards

To sell your gift cards to customers, you’ll need to choose between a starter pack (20 cards) or Quick and Custom Cards (75 cards minimum).

Starter Pack

To order 20 pre-printed physical gift cards, visit our Square Shop. Each starter pack contain 20 cards with four unique designs packaged in a cardholder that can be used to display your gift cards on your counter. A blank space is provided on the back of each card to allow you to write relevant information including your business name and the card value.

You can choose between three designs; floral, brushstroke or kaleidoscope. These Starter Pack gift cards come with free standard shipping within 2-7 business days or paid expedited shipping within 1-4 business days.

Note: You cannot customise the gift card Starter Pack with your business name, logo or other personalisation. For customisation, choose Quick or Custom Cards below.

Quick and Custom Cards

To order Quick or Custom Cards (75 card minimum):

  1. Go to Payments > Gift Cards on your online Square Dashboard.

  2. Select Plastic Gift Cards.

  3. Click Order Cards.

  4. Select Quick Card or Custom Card > Continue.

  5. Add your information, including any business details.

  6. Add optional accessories such as sleeves or displays to help boost your Gift Card sales.

  7. Click Submit and Continue to Checkout.

  8. Confirm your order details, enter your billing details and click Place Order.

Note: If you have questions about your customised order, please get in touch with Square’s Gift Card partner vendor eCard systems via email.

Once you’ve received your gift cards:

  1. Make sure you’re using the most recent version of the Square app on a compatible device.

  2. Confirm or edit your gift card default amounts.

  3. Start selling your gift cards! During checkout, to redeem the gift card balance you can either swipe your customer’s gift card, manually enter the gift card number or scan the gift card QR code or barcode with your device’s camera or a compatible barcode scanner.

Redeeming gift card balances via QR code or a barcode scanner is only available on iOS devices at this time.

Note: If you are using a third-party eCommerce integration partner and you’re selling physical Square gift cards, please check with the integration partner before ordering to ensure they are redeemable. Although Square is the payment processor, the partner may not always support external gift card redemption from Square.

Square Gift Card Fees

The price of your gift card order will be based on your order size and is a one-time cost per order. Gift cards can be reloaded and reused multiple times.

Square’s payment processing fees will apply for gift cards purchased with credit or debit cards. There are no additional recurring fees for using Square Gift Cards.

Card Options Description Price* Production Time Estimate** Templates
Starter Pack Batches of 20 cards in a theme you choose of 4 designs. Includes a paper countertop presentation box. $1.50 USD per card 1 business day Pre-designed cards – no customisation available.
Quick Card Choose from our library of designs. 75 card minimum order 65¢-88¢ USD per card depending on order volume 3-7 business days Pre-designed templates that you can add your business information to.
Custom Card Design your own card by uploading your artwork. 75 card minimum order 50¢ - $1.23 USD per card depending on order volume 15 business days Upload your own artwork. Can also add your logo and any other text.

*All prices are displayed in USD
**Estimated production time does not include additional shipping time (3-5 working days for Starter Packs and Customised gift cards and 3-7 working days for Quick Cards).

Please note, the quoted prices above and on eCard systems are in US dollars and there is a minimum order of 75 cards. Orders can take up to 4–18 business days in total. Learn more about eCard Systems shipping information.

Note: Much like cash or other tender payments, no additional fees will apply to transactions completed with a gift card issued from Square – only the payment total will be deducted from the gift card balance.

Once you’ve placed your order, learn how to use your Square Gift Cards.

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