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We're the first Stripe Verified Partner to be part of Stripe Terminal, offering the Stripe M2 — 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.Order Card Reader
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Whether you're using a card reader, camera scanner or typing manually, you'll never be locked into a monthly subscription.
The Stripe Terminal card reader is plug & play. Connect it to Bluetooth, and you're on your way. Card reader documentation
Not only do we not store any payment information, our card readers can't be read or decrypted by us or you.
Great looking receipts can be sent without any additional work.
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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.Order 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
Everything you need to know about the Stripe M2 card reader, Stripe Terminal and the integration with Payment.
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.
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).
The Stripe M2, BBPOS WisePad 3 and BBPOS WisePOS E are the only card readers supported in the U.S, however, we do support the Verifone P400 for users in Canada.
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.
Unfortunately at this moment, Stripe Terminal is unable to support pre-authorizations using the card reader. However, you can still manually input the credit card number to create a authorization hold on a credit card.
Unfortunately, the Bluetooth protocol only allows connection to a single mobile device at any given time. This means that the card reader cannot be shared across many multiple devices without disconnecting and reconnecting again.
At the moment, card readers are ONLY available in the United States and Canada.
The only currency that is currently supported is United States Dollars (USD).
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.
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.
Reduce fraud and look more professional with a pre-certified PCI-compliant card reader from Stripe Terminal.
Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance is an official policy, created by the major credit card companies and PCI Security Standards Council to ensure the overall security of credit card transactions. The guidelines refer to both technical and operational standards that all businesses must follow to protect consumer credit card data provided by cardholders.
PCI compliance helps you, as a merchant, as well as payment gateways, to avoid fraudulent activity and to reduce cardholder data breaches.
The short answer is no. Stripe assumes this risk on your behalf, as they are the ones that store all cardholder data.
In addition to the aforementioned benefits, there are also varying levels of PCI compliance based on the number of transactions processed yearly.
|Level 1||6M+ transactions per year|
|Level 2||1-6M transactions per year|
|Level 3||20K-1M transactions per year|
|Level 4||Less than 20K transactions per year|
The BBPOS Chipper 2X BT from Stripe Terminal is pre-certified with Stripe, meaning that there is nothing additional your business will have to do to become PCI compliant. Because the connection from Stripe Terminal only communicates with Stripe, you do not need to store any cardholder information on your own servers. Everything is stored securely at Stripe, with the brightest minds in the industry protecting the data.
The Payment for Stripe apps are Verified Stripe Partners, which have already integrated with Stripe Terminal. In essence, this means that the Payment for Stripe apps, while using all of the proper tooling and software development kits from Stripe, are also pre-certified to be PCI compliant. The Payment for Stripe apps do not store any cardholder data, as all information is just passed along to Stripe using the highest security standards available.
In addition, when manually keying in cardholder information, the Payment for Stripe app has also completed a PCI-DSS Self Assessment (the most recent standard from May 2018) to the satisfaction of both Stripe and the major credit card companies. Since Payment for Stripe does not store any cardholder data, there is no risk of a data breach.
The only company you have to worry about having your cardholder's financial information is Stripe.
Learn more about the Stripe Terminal Card reader for the Payment app: Card Readers
The Payment for Stripe app supports all major credit cards as well as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Payment for Stripe is the most utilized and trusted point of sale app on the market serving over 60,000 customers all around the globe. The Payment App provides an intuitive dashboard and seamless gateway for businesses to charge customers within 30 seconds or less. Officially partnered with Stripe, the app includes various payment methods and can receive funds in 137 different currencies.
Stripe has disintegrated tedious contractual and operational relationships with the payment scheme, eliminating weeks of review and negotiation. Consumers, paired with Stripe, now have the freedom to smoothly pay for services their way, such as traditional eCommerce, subscription, SaaS and mountains of digital goods.
The Payment App massively extends the features of Stripe payment methods by giving merchants an easy way to charge in-person and online. This article will cover the different payment methods available within the Payment App and when using Stripe services.
While using the Payment App users can charge for goods and services with the following payment options:
Each option is fully supported by tapping, sliding, inserting, and manual entry using either the Payment app or BBPOS Chipper 2X BT-a Bluetooth card reader that's PCI and EMV certified. Merchants can track each transaction on their application, email receipts, build their customer list, and fully integrate with any other Stripe payment taken on any platform.
Here are supported payment methods when using the Payment App:
Apple, a mogul of the technology industry, released Apple Pay in 2014. Upon release, they intended to banish physical wallets for good. Consumers can store and utilize credit and debit cards within the app for frictionless payments. This contactless technology allows users to make payments through profiles set up on their iPhone, iPad, Mac OS, and Apple Watch.
The real benefit when completing transactions through Apple Pay lies in the security features. The application morphs any card stored into a unique card identity stored in Apple's "secure element." Once called upon for a transaction, it renders a unique identification code, followed by one-touch authentication and biometric face or touch ID.
Growing popularity for digital wallets and cardless technology makes Apple Pay essential for businesses to carry as a payment method. Apple Pay is now available in 33 different countries with thousands of supporting banks.
Payment for Stripe readily charges and accepts Apple Pay online and in-person with options like tap-to-pay and PCI compliant card readers.
Cards dominate the global marketplace as a form of payment. Banks and other providers offer credit and debit cards such as American Express, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Diners Club, UnionPay, Maestro and Discover. All of these are accepted on the Payment for Stripe app and card reader, but there's a difference between credit and debit:
Nearly all merchants allow the option to pay-by-card, but some use POS systems running on a different payment platform. Using Payment for Stripe will enable you to take card payments in person, online, and on-the-go, siphoning all business income into one simple account.
Regardless of what cards you're using, a study commissioned by JP Morgan Chase noted only 16 percent of consumers have ever used digital wallets, and only 25 percent of small businesses even accepted these payments. These findings illustrate the slow adoption to these technologies by consumers, making cards imperative for the present and near future transactions.
Google Pay is a digital wallet that allows users to store and pay with cards or bank accounts linked to Google Pay. Every user has access to their funds by selecting Google Pay and using their stored payment of choice. Security features include the use of a "virtual account number," which is shared with merchants upon payment instead of the actual credit or debit cards associated with the user's account.
Customers can deploy this virtual pocketbook to complete fast and secure transactions on the Payment for Stripe App, in-person card readers, online eCommerce stores, and even when sending money through Gmail.
Google Pay's goal is to create the best user and merchant experience utilizing its frictionless payment system, decreasing checkout time, and increasing merchant conversions. The platform's worldwide expansion between 2018 and 2020 is forecasted to increase by 61 million users, putting the total at 100 million.
Learn more about how to collect payments with Stripe: Payment for Stripe Guides