Square for Retail Pricing
Square for Retail’s monthly subscription cost is determined by the plan you choose and the number of active locations in Square. Square for Retail Free is available at no cost and works with single-location accounts. Square for Retail Plus is available at £49 per month, per location. Learn more about the differences between Square for Retail Free and Square for Retail Plus.
Read more about getting started with Square for Retail, and using device codes to log in to the Retail POS app.
Locations & Devices
For each location accessing Square for Retail Plus’s advanced inventory system, there is a £49 subscription fee – charged on the first of the month.
You can manage your device settings and subscriptions from your online Square Dashboard.
Here are some examples of the billing structure with Square for Retail Plus.
|1 Location||£49 x 1 = £49|
|2 Locations||£49 x 2 = £98|
|3 Locations||£49 x 3 = £147|
When you dip or tap your customer’s card through Square for Retail Plus for iOS, your processing fee will be 1.6% per transaction. When using Square for Retail Free to swipe, insert or touch your customer’s card, your processing fee will be 1.75%. For all other types of transactions (such as card-not-present, Virtual Terminal, or invoices), you’ll pay Square’s standard processing fee.
|1.6%||Swiped Magnetic stripe Cards, Swiped or Inserted Chip and PIN Cards, Contactless (NFC) Payments, Prepaid Gift Cards with Square for Retail Plus|
|1.75%||Swiped Magnetic stripe Cards, Swiped or Inserted Chip and PIN Cards, Contactless (NFC) Payments, Prepaid Gift Cards with Square for Retail Free|
|2.5%||Keyed-In Cards, Card on File Transactions, Virtual Terminal Payments with Square for Retail Plus or Free, Invoices, Online Shop|
*The rate of 1.6% for card-present transactions is only applicable to payments processed when signed in to a Square for Retail Plus account on the Retail POS app. If you process payments on Square Point of Sale or Retail POS Free version, you will pay the standard processing fee of 1.75% for card-present transactions.
Also, if your subscription lapses or you unsubscribe from Square for Retail, you can still utilise Square for Retail Free to process payments, but your processing fee will return to the standard 1.75%.
Clearpay and Square for Retail
Learn more about managing your Square for Retail subscription.