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Square Point of Sale

All the POS features you need to run your business.

Payments, items, inventory, analytics, eCommerce, CRM—all integrated with your point of sale.

Payments

Accept every way your customers want to pay.


Payment acceptance

Accept credit cards

Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and rewards cards—all at the same rate.

PD01551 - pos credit cards

Apple Pay and Google Pay

Square Reader for contactless and chip lets you accept chip cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay anywhere.

PD01551 - pos app store

Plastic gift cards

Gift cards are integrated into your POS system and Square Dashboard. They’re simple to sell, redeem, track, and reload. Redeem gift cards as easily as you would any other form of payment.

Card on File

Store payment details for your regulars. Charge them with a tap of a button to save time at checkout.

Invoices

Send custom invoices straight from your POS on a mobile device or from your laptop right to your customers’ inboxes.

Learn more about Square Invoices >

Transparent pricing

No complicated bills, no different rates from month to month or card to card. What you see is what you pay.

No long-term commitments

There are no startup fees, monthly fees, or termination fees. You just pay for card processing when you make a sale. It’s as simple as that.

Transfers

Access funds after a sale on a business debit card, transfer funds to your account instantly for a fee, or get transfers free in one to two business days.

Process refunds

Process custom or itemized refunds for payments directly from your POS system or your online Square Dashboard.


Payment protection

Dispute management

We’re experts in disputes. Let us deal with the bank so you don’t have to spend hours on the phone. Active disputes are tracked via your Disputes Dashboard.

Fraud protection and monitoring

Our systems monitor your payments for suspicious transactions. Machine learning and human expertise work together to constantly adapt our technology to the shifting fraud landscape.

Encrypted payments

All information entered by our customers has been encrypted and submitted to our servers securely. Square meets Level 1 PCI Data Security Standards.

PCI compliance

Square complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) so you don’t need to individually validate your state of compliance.

Account protection tools

Set up 2-Step Verification to add a layer of security. Control who has access through employee permissions. Get feedback from Square if your password isn’t strong enough.

Checkout

Customize your checkout to keep your line moving and your customers happy.


Items and services

Item modifiers

Customize your menu with toppings, add-ons, or special requests. Modifiers applied to items will display on receipts.

Customizable item grid

Quickly access frequently used items, discounts, or categories to keep your line moving and your customers happy.

Categories

Group items together in categories to help you organize your item library and fine-tune your in-app reports.

Item import

Save some time by uploading and managing multiple items at once from the online Square Dashboard with the bulk import tool.

Itemized refunds

Refund specific items from a transaction. The amount being refunded will reflect any applicable taxes and discounts for the selected item(s).

Order Manager

Manage all third-party pickup orders from Postmates, DoorDash, Chowly, Caviar, and more—right from your POS.

PD01551 - pos apps order manager


Transactions

Offline Mode

Accept swiped card payments when your internet service is temporarily unavailable. Offline payments are processed automatically when your device regains connectivity, and will expire if not processed within 72 hours.

Receipts

Provide customers with digital (text message or email) or printed receipts. Receipts reflect an itemized breakdown of whole number and decimal quantities, discounts, and applicable taxes.

Custom tender

You can customize your checkout screen to better fit your business by toggling and reordering what payment types are available at checkout.

Split tender

Customers can split a bill or use multiple forms of tender to complete a payment. For each form of tender accepted, a separate detailed receipt will be issued.

Decimal quantities

Customize for your business by selling items by weight, length, or any other unit of measure.

Custom tip amounts

Let customers choose from preset tip amounts onscreen or on printed receipts.

Automatic discounts

Create automatic discounts for specific items, categories, quantities, daily specials, or limited-time offers.


Customer service

Customer Directory

Our Customer Directory is a contact management tool for storing customer information, viewing how they interact with your business, and engaging them—all from one place.

Learn more about Square Customer Directory >

Order notes

With Square, you can add notes to items or custom amounts at the time of sale to minimize future questions or disputes.

Feedback

Customers can provide feedback through digital receipts in their email and start a private conversation with your business. Know how people feel about your business without having to read their comments online.

Customized receipts

Adjust the appearance of your receipts from your online Square Dashboard. If you have multiple locations, you can create custom receipts for each location.


eCommerce

Online Store

Sell online and in your store, with your sales and inventory automatically synced with your POS.

Learn more about Square Online Store >

Online checkout links

Send your customers a checkout link through an email or Square Marketing campaign, or let your customers purchase at their convenience by posting the link on social media or your blog.

eGift Cards

Sell digital gift cards to customers 24/7. Once you set up your free eGift Cards order site, customers will be able to send eGift Cards via email. eGift Cards can be used for in-store and online purchases.

POS hardware

Payment solutions for every stage of business.


Register

The most powerful, fully integrated Square point-of-sale and payments terminal comes with a dedicated customer display.

Learn more about Square Register>

Stand

The easiest way to turn your iPad into a Square Point of Sale. Accept all payments and plug in your accessories.

Learn more about Square Stand >

Terminal

Accept all payments and print receipts with one compact device that fits in your hand.

Learn more about Square Terminal >

Reader for contactless and chip

Accept chip cards and contactless payments, like Google Pay and Apple Pay, with the most advanced Square Reader yet. Plug it into Square Stand or connect it wirelessly to your mobile device.

Learn more about Square Reader for contactless and chip >

Reader for magstripe

The little device that started it all. Plug it into your iPhone, iPad, or Android device to swipe payments anywhere you go.

Learn more about Square Reader for magstripe >

Compatibility

Check what Square hardware is compatible with your device.

Learn more >

Accessories

Find everything you need for your point of sale, from cash drawers and bar code scanners to printers and scales.

Learn more about accessories >

Operations

Keep track of your sales, inventory, and locations, all in one system.


Reporting and insights

Dashboard

Discover new insights about your business with Square Analytics and advanced reporting options. Easily export your data to add it to your records.

Learn more about Square Dashboard >

In-app sales report

Access top-line metrics such as gross sales, sales count, and refunds by time period—in seconds, right from your app.


Inventory management

Low-stock alerts

Receive a daily email detailing items that are low or out of stock, so you never run out again.

Downloadable reports

Export your inventory stock levels at any time to a printable spreadsheet.

Inventory management integration

Sync your POS with inventory management software partners including Shopventory, SKU IQ, Stitch Labs, and more.

PD01551 - pos apps inventory management


Location management

If your business has multiple locations, you can manage all of them right from your online Square Dashboard. Create unique business profiles for each location with specific business hours and individual bank accounts or tags to differentiate transfers. You can also manage devices by location.

Customization

Pick and choose tools to grow your business, all synced with your point of sale.


Add-ons

Team Management

Track team hours, control access, and protect sensitive information on your POS. Identify top performers and use powerful data to optimize labor costs.

Learn more about Square Team Management >

Loyalty

Enroll and reward customers directly from your POS with a custom loyalty program that doesn’t require additional software or hardware.

Learn more about Square Loyalty >

Email Marketing

Our CRM tools make it simple to create, send, and track customizable, professional email marketing campaigns directly from your POS.

Learn more about Square Marketing >

Payroll

Get fair, flexible pricing without any extra charges. We even file your payroll taxes for you, free of charge. And it’s all synced right in your POS.

Learn more about Square Payroll >


Integrations

Third-party apps

Connect your point of sale to the third-party apps you already use. Like QuickBooks, TaxJar, Wix, and ShipStation.

Learn more about Square App Marketplace >

PD01551 - pos apps third party

APIs

Build commerce apps to sync Square with your existing hardware for payments and more.

Learn more about Square Developer >


Seller support and community

Get help with your questions and learn new ways to grow.


Seller support

Our highly trained support team is available via phone or email.

To connect, start your Square account today >

Seller Community

The Square community forum is made up of businesses like yours, posting questions and replying to others with their expertise.

Learn from the Seller Community >

Support articles

Find answers to many questions, along with useful tips, articles, and thorough video walkthroughs about what you can do with Square.

Check out our Support Center >

Square events

Join our business meetups, Square Sessions, conferences, and local panels throughout the year.

Find upcoming Square events >

Payments

Accept every way your customers want to pay.

Payment acceptance

Accept credit cards

Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and rewards cards—all at the same rate.

PD01551 - pos credit cards

Apple Pay and Google Pay

Square Reader for contactless and chip lets you accept chip cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay anywhere.

PD01551 - pos app store

Plastic gift cards

Gift cards are integrated into your POS system and Square Dashboard. They’re simple to sell, redeem, track, and reload. Redeem gift cards as easily as you would any other form of payment.

Card on File

Store payment details for your regulars. Charge them with a tap of a button to save time at checkout.

Invoices

Send custom invoices straight from your POS on a mobile device or from your laptop right to your customers’ inboxes.

Learn more about Square Invoices >

Transparent pricing

No complicated bills, no different rates from month to month or card to card. What you see is what you pay.

No long-term commitments

There are no startup fees, monthly fees, or termination fees. You just pay for card processing when you make a sale. It’s as simple as that.

Transfers

Access funds after a sale on a business debit card, transfer funds to your account instantly for a fee, or get transfers free in one to two business days.

Process refunds

Process custom or itemized refunds for payments directly from your POS system or your online Square Dashboard.


Payment protection

Dispute management

We’re experts in disputes. Let us deal with the bank so you don’t have to spend hours on the phone. Active disputes are tracked via your Disputes Dashboard.

Fraud protection and monitoring

Our systems monitor your payments for suspicious transactions. Machine learning and human expertise work together to constantly adapt our technology to the shifting fraud landscape.

Encrypted payments

All information entered by our customers has been encrypted and submitted to our servers securely. Square meets Level 1 PCI Data Security Standards.

PCI compliance

Square complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) so you don’t need to individually validate your state of compliance.

Account protection tools

Set up 2-Step Verification to add a layer of security. Control who has access through employee permissions. Get feedback from Square if your password isn’t strong enough.

Checkout

Customize your checkout to keep your line moving and your customers happy.

Items and services

Item modifiers

Customize your menu with toppings, add-ons, or special requests. Modifiers applied to items will display on receipts.

Customizable item grid

Quickly access frequently used items, discounts, or categories to keep your line moving and your customers happy.

Categories

Group items together in categories to help you organize your item library and fine-tune your in-app reports.

Item import

Save some time by uploading and managing multiple items at once from the online Square Dashboard with the bulk import tool.

Itemized refunds

Refund specific items from a transaction. The amount being refunded will reflect any applicable taxes and discounts for the selected item(s).

Order Manager

Manage all third-party pickup orders from Postmates, DoorDash, Chowly, Caviar, and more—right from your POS.

PD01551 - pos apps order manager


Transactions

Offline Mode

Accept swiped card payments when your internet service is temporarily unavailable. Offline payments are processed automatically when your device regains connectivity, and will expire if not processed within 72 hours.

Receipts

Provide customers with digital (text message or email) or printed receipts. Receipts reflect an itemized breakdown of whole number and decimal quantities, discounts, and applicable taxes.

Custom tender

You can customize your checkout screen to better fit your business by toggling and reordering what payment types are available at checkout.

Split tender

Customers can split a bill or use multiple forms of tender to complete a payment. For each form of tender accepted, a separate detailed receipt will be issued.

Decimal quantities

Customize for your business by selling items by weight, length, or any other unit of measure.

Custom tip amounts

Let customers choose from preset tip amounts onscreen or on printed receipts.

Automatic discounts

Create automatic discounts for specific items, categories, quantities, daily specials, or limited-time offers.


Customer service

Customer Directory

Our Customer Directory is a contact management tool for storing customer information, viewing how they interact with your business, and engaging them—all from one place.

Learn more about Square Customer Directory >

Order notes

With Square, you can add notes to items or custom amounts at the time of sale to minimize future questions or disputes.

Feedback

Customers can provide feedback through digital receipts in their email and start a private conversation with your business. Know how people feel about your business without having to read their comments online.

Customized receipts

Adjust the appearance of your receipts from your online Square Dashboard. If you have multiple locations, you can create custom receipts for each location.


eCommerce

Online Store

Sell online and in your store, with your sales and inventory automatically synced with your POS.

Learn more about Square Online Store >

Online checkout links

Send your customers a checkout link through an email or Square Marketing campaign, or let your customers purchase at their convenience by posting the link on social media or your blog.

eGift Cards

Sell digital gift cards to customers 24/7. Once you set up your free eGift Cards order site, customers will be able to send eGift Cards via email. eGift Cards can be used for in-store and online purchases.

POS Hardware

Payment solutions for every stage of business.

Register

The most powerful, fully integrated Square point-of-sale and payments terminal comes with a dedicated customer display.

Learn more about Square Register>

Stand

The easiest way to turn your iPad into a Square Point of Sale. Accept all payments and plug in your accessories.

Learn more about Square Stand >

Terminal

Accept all payments and print receipts with one compact device that fits in your hand.

Learn more about Square Terminal >

Reader for contactless and chip

Accept chip cards and contactless payments, like Google Pay and Apple Pay, with the most advanced Square Reader yet. Plug it into Square Stand or connect it wirelessly to your mobile device.

Learn more about Square Reader for contactless and chip >

Reader for magstripe

The little device that started it all. Plug it into your iPhone, iPad, or Android device to swipe payments anywhere you go.

Learn more about Square Reader for magstripe >

Compatibility

Check what Square hardware is compatible with your device.

Learn more >

Accessories

Find everything you need for your point of sale, from cash drawers and bar code scanners to printers and scales.

Learn more about accessories >

Operations

Keep track of your sales, inventory and locations, all in one system.

Reporting and insights

Dashboard

Discover new insights about your business with Square Analytics and advanced reporting options. Easily export your data to add it to your records.

Learn more about Square Dashboard >

In-app sales report

Access top-line metrics such as gross sales, sales count, and refunds by time period—in seconds, right from your app.


Inventory management

Low-stock alerts

Receive a daily email detailing items that are low or out of stock, so you never run out again.

Downloadable reports

Export your inventory stock levels at any time to a printable spreadsheet.

Inventory management integration

Sync your POS with inventory management software partners including Shopventory, SKU IQ, Stitch Labs, and more.

PD01551 - pos apps inventory management


Location management

If your business has multiple locations, you can manage all of them right from your online Square Dashboard. Create unique business profiles for each location with specific business hours and individual bank accounts or tags to differentiate transfers. You can also manage devices by location.

Customization

Pick and choose tools to grow your business, all synced with your point of sale.

Add-ons

Team Management

Track team hours, control access, and protect sensitive information on your POS. Identify top performers and use powerful data to optimize labor costs.

Learn more about Square Team Management >

Loyalty

Enroll and reward customers directly from your POS with a custom loyalty program that doesn’t require additional software or hardware.

Learn more about Square Loyalty >

Email Marketing

Our CRM tools make it simple to create, send, and track customizable, professional email marketing campaigns directly from your POS.

Learn more about Square Marketing >

Payroll

Get fair, flexible pricing without any extra charges. We even file your payroll taxes for you, free of charge. And it’s all synced right in your POS.

Learn more about Square Payroll >


Integrations

Third-party apps

Connect your point of sale to the third-party apps you already use. Like QuickBooks, TaxJar, Wix, and ShipStation.

Learn more about Square App Marketplace >

PD01551 - pos apps third party

APIs

Build commerce apps to sync Square with your existing hardware for payments and more.

Learn more about Square Developer >

Seller support and community

Get help with your questions and learn new ways to grow.

Seller support

Our highly trained support team is available via phone or email.

To connect, start your Square account today >

Seller Community

The Square community forum is made up of businesses like yours, posting questions and replying to others with their expertise.

Learn from the Seller Community >

Support articles

Find answers to many questions, along with useful tips, articles, and thorough video walkthroughs about what you can do with Square.

Check out our Support Center >

Square events

Join our business meetups, Square Sessions, conferences, and local panels throughout the year.

Find upcoming Square events >

Pricing

Square Point of Sale software is free to use—there are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay when you take a payment.

Processing rate

2.6% + 10¢

Per tap, dip, or swipe

Hardware starting at

$0

With free reader

Monthly fee

$0

Per month

Ask about a custom rate.

We can create custom pricing packages for some businesses that process more than $250K in card sales and have an average ticket size over $15.

Start using our POS.

Add as many points of sale as you need. All you pay is the transaction rate.

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