Take payments anywhere.

Sign up for Square and start taking payments right away with a free magstripe reader. No contracts. No monthly fees.

Square Reader

It’s easy to start taking payments with Square.

  • Get up and running in minutes
  • No monthly fees
  • Free magstripe card reader
  • No training needed
  • Deposits as fast as the next business day
  • Free point-of-sale software

Start selling with Square today.

Sign up now to get your free magstripe reader. You can also buy Square Reader for contactless and chip or Square Terminal to accept all payment types.

Square Reader for magstripe

Get your free magstripe reader and start swiping all major credit and debit cards.

Square Reader for contactless and chip

Accept chip cards and contactless payments like Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Square Terminal

Accept all payment types and print receipts, all in one place—no extra devices or apps required.

Know what you pay.

Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express all for one low rate, with no surprise fees. See deposits in your external bank account as soon as the next business day — or instantly in your free Square Checking account.


Monthly fees

2.6% + 10¢

Per tap, dip, or swipe

2.9% + 30¢

Per remote transaction

3.5% + 15¢

Per keyed-in transaction

Getting started is simple and free.

There are no long-term contracts or surprises—sign up now to start selling in minutes.