for contactless and chip

(2nd generation)

Accept chip cards and contactless payments on the go or on the counter.

Just dip or tap to pay

Be ready for every sale with Square Reader for contactless and chip. More customers than ever are paying with contactless (NFC) cards, and over 95% of cards processed through Square are EMV chip cards. Every dip or tap payment is the same simple rate: 2.6% + 10 cents. Plus no contracts, and no monthly fees.

Dip the chip.

Customers can check out in just two seconds by inserting their chip card into the reader.

Tap your device or card.

Customers can hold their devices or contactless cards near the reader for even faster payment with Apple Pay or Google Pay.

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2.6% + 10 cents

per in-person payment.
6% + 30 cents per Afterpay transaction.

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We can create custom pricing for some businesses that process $250K+ in credit card sales.

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Take contactless payments with just your phone — no hardware needed.