Square Point of Sale

A simple and intuitive POS to set up and use.

Compatible with Apple and Android devices.

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POS Software

Software built for simplicity.

Square Point of Sale is designed to get your staff up and running quickly. Drag and drop items and categories, customize your items grid, and bring popular items front and center.

Receipt and tipping options

Customers can choose between digital (email or text message) and printed receipts. Suggested tip options keep employees happy, too.

Open tickets and split tender

Keep tabs open and let your customers pay when it’s convenient. Split a tab by cards or take payments multiple ways.

Learn more about Open Tickets

Manage inventory in real time

Change item details like price, name, or quantity in real time. Track stock quantities and get email alerts when items run low.

Learn more about Square Inventory

Make more informed business decisions.

When the work day is done, sign in to your free Square Dashboard from any computer. From new customer information to sales by item, see what’s working or where to improve.

Learn more about Square Analytics

Manage employee access.

Control what data your employees can access with employee passcodes. Keep tabs on who sold and refunded what.

Timecards at the register

Square’s POS system lets employees clock in and out right at your point of sale. Every transaction is linked to an employee, which speeds up reconciling tips and commissions.

Learn more about Employee Management

Multiple locations, one account.

Edit your menu, employee timecards, and prices for different locations from anywhere, all through your Square Dashboard.

Reporting tools you can grow with

Filter reports by employee, location, and POS device. Create revenue-per-labor-hour reports to see what’s working and core multi-unit reports your accountant will love.

Learn more about Location Management

Send invoices

Send invoices straight from your POS to your customers’ inboxes. They can pay securely with a few clicks.

Learn more about Square Invoices

Start selling gift cards

Customize your own cards or choose from our designs, and pay no monthly subscription or redemption fees.

Learn more about Square Gift Cards

Get private customer feedback

Communicate directly with customers with Square Feedback. Send coupons or discounts to make sure everyone stays a happy customer.

Learn more about Square Feedback

Create customer profiles

Collect customers' key contact information at the point of sale. See their sales history and contact them through Customer Engagement.

Learn more about Square Customer Directory

Easy email marketing

Square’s email marketing software helps you send announcements, promotions, and event email to keep your business top of mind.

Learn more about Square Marketing

Integrate with accounting and other apps

Square works seamlessly with apps to streamline your operations. Connect your Square point-of-sale system to services like QuickBooks, Xero, Stitch Labs, and more.

Learn about Square App Marketplace

Integrate with other point-of-sale services

Take payments with Square while running your restaurant with TouchBistro or your retail business with Vend.

Learn about Square App Marketplace

Build with Square API

Create custom apps for your business with the Square Connect API. Build solutions for payments, eCommerce, point of sale, and more.

Learn more about Developer APIs


Point-of-sale hardware for every sale.

Whether you’re selling in store or on the go, Square has all the hardware you need to ring up items and accept payments fast.

Shop Square hardware

The first fully integrated point of sale

Get payments, software, and hardware together with the new Square Register.

Transform your devices into a point of sale

Turn your iPad into a point of sale with Square Stand, or sell anywhere your customers are with Square Reader.


Integrated payment processing.

No need to set up a separate processing account. Accept cards, cash, checks, and gift cards with Square’s free POS software.

Accept all major cards

Process Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express at our low, flat rates.

Learn more about Square Pricing

Take payments offline

Take payments without a connection in Offline Mode and pay our usual rate per swipe.

Learn more about Offline Mode

Deposits as soon as the next business day

Know exactly when you’re getting paid. Square deposits money directly into your bank account in one to two business days.

Learn about Square's deposit schedule

Serious security

Card information is encrypted at swipe. Square never stores data on your device after a payment has been processed.

Learn more about Square Security

Additional features for retailers.

The free Square POS system works great for any business, but Square for Retail is purpose-built for retail stores.

Advanced management tools

Get robust inventory, employee, and customer relationship management tools starting at $60/mo per location.

  • Multilocation inventory management
  • Employee accounts and permissions
  • Cost of goods sold and projected profit reporting
  • Advanced customer outreach tools and profiles
  • Purchase orders and vendor lists
  • Full compatibility with all Square hardware

Learn more about Square for Retail

Standing by to help you succeed.

We’re here to make selling seamless. Get answers by phone or email, or visit the Support Center 24/7 to find useful POS tips, articles, and videos.

Free protection from payment disputes

Chargeback Protection is free for all Square sellers and covers eligible payment disputes that are $250 or less, up to a total of $250 a month.

Learn more about Chargeback Protection

Here to help you grow

Larger business? Whether you’re just starting out or looking to open a new location, our sales specialists can help you with all things Square.

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Square Point of Sale is included with your Square account at no extra cost. You can also add Square for Retail for more advanced retail tools.

Square Point of Sale

2.75% per tap, dip, or swipe

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Square for Retail

Starts at $60/mo per location
2.5% + 10¢ per tap, dip, or swipe

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Hardware + Payments

Get everything you need to power your point of sale and accept payments anywhere.


$999 or $49/mo for 24 months*
2.5% + 10¢ per tap, dip, or swipe

Learn more about Register

Stand for contactless and chip

$169 (iPad not included)
2.75% per tap, dip, or swipe

Learn more about Stand

Reader for contactless and chip

2.75% per tap or dip

Learn more about the contactless + chip reader

Reader for magstripe

2.75% per swipe

Learn more about the magstripe reader