Prohibited Goods and Services with Square Register

Information outlining what you may not sell when you use Square.

Square strives to provide a safe environment for both buyers and sellers. As such, we do not permit the sale of certain goods and services that are listed in Square’s Terms. In this agreement, you confirmed that you will not accept payments in connection with the following businesses or business activities:

  • Any illegal activity or goods
  • Buyer or membership clubs, including dues associated with such clubs
  • Credit counseling or credit repair agencies
  • Credit protection or identity theft protection services
  • Direct marketing or subscription offers or services
  • Infomercial sales
  • Internet/mail order/telephone order pharmacies or pharmacy referral services (where fulfillment of medication is performed with an Internet or telephone consultation, absent a physical visit with a physician including re-importation of pharmaceuticals from foreign countries)
  • Unauthorized multi-level marketing businesses
  • Inbound or outbound telemarketers
  • Prepaid phone cards or phone services
  • Rebate based businesses
  • Up-sell merchants
  • Bill payment services
  • Betting, including lottery tickets, casino gaming chips, Fantasy Football, off-track betting, and wagers at races
  • Financial institutions offering manual or automated cash disbursements
  • Prepaid cards, checks, insurance or other financial merchandise or services
  • Sales of money-orders or foreign currency by non-financial institutions
  • Wire transfer money orders
  • High-risk products and services, including telemarketing sales
  • Service station merchants
  • Automated fuel dispensers
  • Adult entertainment oriented products or services (in any medium, including Internet, telephone or printed material)
  • Sales of (i) firearms, firearm parts or hardware, and ammunition; or (ii) weapons and other devices designed to cause physical injury
  • Travel agency services
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Occult materials
  • Hate or harmful products
  • Escort services
  • Bankruptcy attorneys or collection agencies engaged in the collection of debt
  • Internet/mail order/telephone order of age restricted products (e.g., tobacco, alcohol)

For more information, review Square’s Terms.

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