Ditch your costly, clunky credit card machine. Meet Square Terminal.
New: Manage bookings, payments, and staff on a powerful handheld device with Square Appointments on Square Terminal
Take payments. Get paid. No surprises.
Square Terminal is an all-in-one credit card machine for your business. Take payments and print receipts. It’s secure, reliable, and an entirely fairer way to get paid.
Accept the fastest and most secure ways to pay.
Take payments quickly and confidently knowing every sale is securely encrypted. Pay the same simple rate for every tap, dip, or swipe: 2.6% + 10 cents. Get your funds as fast as the next business day.
Move your line even faster by accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other NFC payments. Customers simply hold their devices near Terminal to trigger payment.
Chip cards (or EMV) are the new standard in payment cards. Insert chip cards into Terminal and complete the sale in just two seconds—one of the fastest you’ll find.
Accept magstripe-only cards just like you used to—swipe the card through the magnetic-stripe reader on the side of Terminal.
We make taking payments one less thing to worry about.
Spend less time and money on your payments. We don’t charge you extra fees or lock you into long-term contracts. And we’ve got your back when it comes to data security and managing payment disputes.
Honest, fair pricing with no gotcha fees
There are a lot of fees out there: statement fees, chargeback fees, PCI compliance fees—the list goes on. We don’t do any of that. And long-term contracts? None of those, too.
Data security protects you and your customers
Security is engineered into our products from the ground up. We follow industry requirements that keep data safe (instead of passing that responsibility on to you).
We manage payment disputes so you don’t have to
We constantly monitor for suspicious activity and block fraudulent transactions. When payment disputes occur, our team of experts deals with the bank for you, helping you avoid costly chargebacks.
You already know how to use it.
Get up and running in fewer than five minutes—no need to go through a bank. Square Terminal is an intuitively designed credit card machine so you, your team, and your customers can use it right away.
Software solutions customized for your business
Free Square Point-of-Sale software is built right into Square Terminal. It’s easy to use and customizable for every kind of business.
Square for Restaurants
Square for Restaurants mobile POS on Square Terminal lets you cover more tables and deliver a better guest experience by taking orders and payments tableside.
Square for Retail
Square for Retail on Square Terminal lets you take payments, process returns, and manage your business smoothly on a compact, cordless device.
Square Appointments on Square Terminal helps you manage bookings, take payments, and organize your team with an all-in-one handheld solution.
Connect Square Terminal and upgrade your existing checkout.
Offer customers a second screen
Let customers see their itemized cart and pay on a separate device when you wirelessly connect Square Terminal to any smartphone, tablet, or iPad running Square Point of Sale.
It won’t let you down. And neither will we.
Designed to work (even offline)
From top-to-bottom, Square Terminal is built to be reliable. Thanks to Offline Mode, you can still take payments, even when your Wi-Fi is down.
24/7 phone support included
We’re here to answer your questions all day, every day. Get 24/7 phone support, next-business-day hardware replacement, and more.
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Packed with everything you need.
Square Terminal is a cordless credit card machine for every business.
Process chip cards in just two seconds on Square Terminal.
Never miss a sale with built-in Wi-Fi, Offline Mode, and the option to add Ethernet via Hub for Square Terminal (sold separately).
Create preset items and discounts to ring up customers even faster.
Take payments at the table—Square Terminal is a portable debit and credit card machine.
“With Square Terminal, everything is very simple and transparent. All things considered, we save money with Square.”Kerrie Volau, Practice Manager, Eye Carumba
There’s so much more waiting for you.
Square offers a powerful suite of services to help you run and grow your business. Create a digital loyalty program, connect to popular apps like QuickBooks, and for eligible Square sellers, Square Capital* offers access to small business loans to manage your business.
Or $27 per month for 12 months.*
2.6% + 10 cents
Per in-person tap, dip, or swipe payment.
6% + 30 cents per Afterpay transaction.
Talk to us about a custom rate.
If your business does more than $250,000 in credit card sales, talk to us about a custom processing rate and other ways we can save you money.
Frequently asked questions
- What is Square Terminal?
Square Terminal is an all-in-one device for taking card payments and printing receipts. It comes with free Square Point-of-Sale software that’s easy to set up and easy to use, and a built-in battery that lasts all day, so you never miss a sale.
- Where can I buy Square Terminal?
You can buy Square Terminal at the Square Shop. You can also buy Square Terminal at online and local retailers, such as Amazon and Best Buy.
- How does Square Terminal work?
Square Terminal is a credit card terminal that makes it easy for any business to take card payments and run a point of sale. Customers simply tap, insert, or swipe their credit or debit cards for fast, efficient, and seamless payments.
- How much does Square Terminal cost?
Square Terminal costs $299 before taxes and fees, with hardware financing options available at checkout. To connect Square Terminal to the internet via ethernet, or to connect accessories such as a cash drawer, barcode scanner, or additional printers, you can add an optional Hub for $39.
- Does Square Terminal need Wi-Fi?
Square Terminal requires an internet connection. Connect Square Terminal to the internet via Wi-Fi, or via Ethernet with an optional Hub. When you don’t have an internet connection, you can use Offline Mode to take payments.