Charge customers with a Stripe Terminal card reader

Seamlessly connect a card reader and charge customers in-person with a card reader. Enjoy lower Stripe rates of 2.7% + 5c on every transaction.

Card Readers
Insert, tap, swipe, type or scan

We're the first Stripe Verified Partner to be part of Stripe Terminal, offering the BBPOS Chipper 2X BT — a Bluetooth-enabled card reader that is EMV and PCI compliant. If you're looking for an alternative to a card reader, the app also allows for manual card number input and live scanning via the phone's camera.

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Out of the box benefits with every single card reader

Don't pay extra for what should be included. Everything is standard with our Stripe Terminal card readers.

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No need for a new merchant account

Get started with Stripe in just a few minutes. Already use Stripe? Everything works together seamlessly.

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Built-in fraud detection

Superior fraud detection comes as a standard feature. Verify with a CVC check, billing zip code or both. Learn more about fraud

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No setup or monthly fees

Whether you're using a card reader, camera scanner or typing manually, you'll never be locked into a monthly subscription.

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No complicated setup

The Stripe Terminal card reader is plug & play. Connect it to Bluetooth, and you're on your way. Card reader documentation

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PCI Compliant

Not only do we not store any payment information, our card readers can't be read or decrypted by us or you.

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Email Receipts

Great looking receipts can be sent without any additional work..

How Stripe Terminal card readers work

Extend your Stripe payments to your point of sale

Take your business with you by enabling an in-person checkout process. With a unified payment system you can focus on sales instead of technology.

Step 1

Download the app

Download Payment app, connect your Stripe account and start charging customers in less than 30 seconds. No monthly fees or minimums.

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Step 2

Connect your Stripe account

Download Payment app, connect your Stripe account and start charging customers in less than 30 seconds. No monthly fees or minimums.

Don't have a Stripe account? No worries. It's incredibly easy to setup and free to create an account.

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Step 3

Purchase a card reader

Card readers generally ship same day, with several options for expedited shipping. Standard shipping is free, and 2-day shipping is also free when you order 2 or more readers.

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  • Open the iOS or Android apps
  • Navigate to Settings
  • Press Connect Card Reader
Step 4

Connect card reader

No setup required. Just make sure the card reader is charged, and follow the steps to pair in the iOS or Android Payment apps.

Card Reader Troubleshooting Guides
Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about the BBPOS Chipper 2X BT card reader, Stripe Terminal and the integration with Payment.

What are the transaction fees when using the Stripe Terminal card reader?

The fees when using a card reader are reduced to 2.7% + 5c USD on every transaction. Normal Payment app fees of 1% also apply.

Do you support the Stripe Terminal BBPOS Chipper 2X BT?

Yes! The greatest part about the BBPOS Chipper 2X BT is that it is Bluetooth enabled with a long battery life, and can be used to swipe cards. In addition, it also supports EMV (chip-cards) and NFC (tap payments).

Do you support the Stripe Terminal Verifone P400?

Unfortunately, we only offer the BBPOS Chipper 2X BT, as mentioned above. We hope to support more readers in the future.

Are the card readers PCI compliant and pre-certified?

Card readers are certified EMV Level 1, 2, 3. They provide end-to-end encryption, natively support chip cards and contactless payments, including Apple Pay and Google Pay, and help protect you against liability for counterfeit fraud.

Additional information regarding the BBPOS Chipper 2X BT and Stripe Terminal

Which countries have card readers available?

At the moment, card readers are ONLY available in the United States. You must have a US-based Stripe account, with a US-based bank account, charging in USD.

Which currencies are supported with the card reader?

The only currency that is currently supported is United States Dollars (USD).

Can I use my card reader outside the US?

Although in some situations, the card reader may work outside the geographic US, but we cannot make any guarantees. In these instances, it's best to manually enter the credit card information.

Can I return my reader?

Except in special circumstances, card readers are typically not able to be returned and refunds are not processed. It is up to you, the customer, to ensure that you need the reader and the app supports all of the functionality you require to use a card reader.

If your card reader can be returned, there will be a 20% restocking fee applied to your refund to cover our internal costs of shipping, packaging and inventory management. You are also responsible for the cost of shipping the item back. This is non-negotiable.