Square Reader for contactless and chip

Accept tap-and-pay cards and INTERAC Flash® everywhere.

Square Reader for contactless and chip
Delivery (arrives in 5 to 7 business days)

Accept contactless debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and chip credit cards. Swipe magstripe credit cards with the included magstripe reader. Plug Square Reader into Square Stand or connect the reader wirelessly to a supported iOS or Android device.

Please note: this reader is supported on iOS 9.3.5+ or Android 5.0+.

  • Contactless (NFC)
  • CHIP (EMV)

INTERAC Flash payments have a limit of $100. Chip and pin debit transactions are not accepted at this time.

Battery & Power

Make sales all day long with a powerful battery that lasts for a full day of sales

Accept All forms of pay

Accept EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other contactless payments.

Swipe if you want

Run traditional credit and gift cards with the included magstripe reader.

INTERAC Flash® ready

Accept contactless debit cards and devices with INTERAC Flash® for transactions under $100.

Set up for speed

Let your customers pay securely in just a few seconds by accepting contactless cards and mobile payments like Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Pocket-size and powerful

Packed with a powerful battery, Square Reader connects wirelessly through Bluetooth to supported iOS or Android devices.


IncludedSquare Reader for contactless and chip
Square Reader for magstripe
Micro USB cable
CompatibilityApple devices running iOS 9.3.5 or greater excluding iPad 2
Android devices running 5.0 or later
ColourGlossy white
MaterialsMoulded plastic
DimensionsHeight: 10 mm (0.4 in.)
Width: 66 mm (2.6 in.)
Depth: 66 mm (2.6 in.)
Weight56g (1.98 oz.)
Payment typesContactless credit and debit cards
EMV chip credit cards
Magnetic-stripe credit cards (with the included magstripe reader)
Apple Pay
Google Pay
Power modesConnect the reader wirelessly and charge the battery separately, connect it to the optional Dock for Square Reader or plug it into the Square Stand USB hub.