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International Availability

The Square app is available for free in most countries listed in the Apple App Store and Google Play, and offers support for recording cash and third-party card payments.

Where Can I Accept Card Payments with Square?

Card payment acceptance with the Square app is currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and France. We currently don’t support payment card processing outside of these countries or in UK territories, such as Islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands or Gibraltar. We’re working to bring payments processing to more markets and will share updates on squareup.com/gb/news.

Where Can I Use My Square Hardware?

Square’s hardware is subject to testing and certification for compliance with country-specific regulations, such as for FCC compliance in the United States, or Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliance in the EU. Therefore, Square’s hardware is only approved for use in the country for which it is intended. For example, hardware sold or intended for sale in the United Kingdom is not approved for use in the US, Canada, Australia, Japan, Republic of Ireland or France.

If you’ve purchased hardware for the wrong country, you can simply return your hardware and place a new order for the correct hardware.

Can I Process Payments While Travelling Abroad?

Cross-border card payments are unsupported. This means that card transactions attempted outside of the country where you activated your Square account can’t be processed with the Square Reader. However, you can accept card payments using the Virtual Terminal or register cash transactions while travelling internationally.

Note: If you’re in the country where you activated your Square account, you can process international cards for the same flat fee.