Square Card Reader for iPad
The Square card reader plugs into the headphone jack of your iPad. It's available for free as a magnetic stripe reader, as an optional chip reader, or with an additional NFC payment reader (for tap and go payments).
Card reader: Free
Chip card reader: $29
NFC payment reader: $49, w/ optional dock $78
Compatible iPads: iPads running iOS 9.0 or later. See Square Compatibility Configuration for more information.
Square iPad Hardware Compatibility:Square for iPad is compatible with USB or Ethernet interface receipt printers, Bluetooth interface barcode scanners, and printer driven cash drawers (that are compatible with your receipt printer). Below is the list of recommended hardware for Square of iPad. For more information on compatibility, please give us a call!
Receipt PrintersStar Micronics Ethernet
TSP654SK (Bag Tag Label Printer)
Star Micronics Bluetooth
Star Micronics Impact
Barcode ScannersSocket Mobile 7Ci
Compatible hardware list updated 4/13/2017