Build apps that connect to Square hardware
Accept payments with Square hardware using Square APIs and SDKs
Whether you’re building a custom point of sale (POS) or a self-service kiosk, you can now connect to Square Stand, Square Readers, and Square Terminal by integrating with our APIs and SDKs for in-person payments. Let Square manage the complexities of payment processing, including security and compliance, so you can focus on building a world-class product.
Choose your in-person payments integration.
Build with Square Terminal API to give your sellers access to the sleek Square Terminal device for all-in-one credit card processing and printed receipts. Or, build with Square Reader SDK to give sellers an option between two Square Readers and Square Stand for in-person payments.
Build a custom point of sale that connects to Square Terminal, an all-in-one credit card device, from any platform. Accept Apple Pay, Google Pay, and credit card payments (chip and magstripe) anywhere.
Build a custom iOS or Android point of sale that connects to Square card readers. Accept Apple Pay, Google Pay, and credit card payments (chip and magstripe) anywhere. Reader SDK is compatible with Square Stand, Square Reader for contactless and chip, and Square Reader for magstripe.
Square now supports Afterpay for in-person and online payments.
Security & Compliance
Our payments APIs include end-to-end encryption, dispute management, fast deposits for sellers, and fraud detection.
Square offers simple, transparent payment pricing with no hidden fees. Square APIs and SDKs are free for developers to use. Sellers only pay processing fees for each transaction.
Your apps, powered by Square
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Quiqmeds saved patients and providers time by enabling them to pay for prescriptions and copays at the point of care.
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Ready to get started?
Review our documentation and start integrating payment capabilities into your app.