Accept Payments Online
From your online Square Dashboard, you can seamlessly accept payments on a laptop or desktop device with Virtual Terminal or Invoices. You can also wirelessly connect Square Terminal with Virtual Terminal from your computer for smooth in-person transactions.
Accept Payments with Virtual Terminal
To accept payments with Virtual Terminal:
Go to the Virtual Terminal Overview page.
Select Take a Payment.
Choose Quick Charge to add a custom amount or Itemized Sale to choose from your item library.
Add an optional note to the sale. Note: There is a 500 character limit.
If applicable, select an existing customer from your Customer Directory.
Under Payment Details, you can choose from the following payment methods: Manually Enter Card, Manually Enter Gift Card, Record Cash Payment, or Record Other Payment. You can also swipe a card using a Square Reader for Magstripe.
When you’re ready, swipe or click Charge.
Important to Note
Your funds will be transferred into your bank account as fast as the next business day, or in seconds with instant transfer. Review Square’s transfer options.
Learn more about getting started with Virtual Terminal, and how to navigate the Virtual Terminal Overview page in Dashboard.
Accept Payments with Invoices
With Square Invoices, you can create and send invoices, create invoice templates, create a recurring invoice series, create and send estimates, and schedule invoice deliveries. Compare Square Invoices Free and Plus plans to see which plan works best for your business.
To accept payments with Square Invoices:
Learn more about getting started with Square Invoices, and how to navigate the Square Invoices Overview page in Dashboard.