Our card reader keeps business moving

Our portable card reader works wherever you've set up shop. Pair with the Point of Sale app for all the features you need to run your business your way.

  • Accept popular card and contactless payment types
  • Fast setup so you can start selling right away
  • Quick-charging battery lasts up to 8 hours or 100 transactions
Free sign up Zettle card reader

Customers can pay touch-free by tapping their chip card on the reader.

Tools for growth Zettle card reader

Customers can pay securely by inserting their card into the reader.

Accept your customers' favorite ways to pay

Setting up your card reader
You’ll be up and running in just a few simple steps

01Sign up

Register your business—it’s easy, fast, and free.


Get your PayPal Zettle card reader for fast, easy payments.


Load the PayPal Zettle app onto your smartphone or tablet.

04Start selling

Pair your smartphone or tablet with the card reader, and you’ve got the green light to begin selling.

05Send receipts

Print or email receipts, whichever is best for your customers.

06Make money

We'll transfer your payments into your PayPal account typically within minutes.

No long-term commitment,
no monthly fee


PayPal Zettle POS app


Card reader


The difference is in the details
About the card reader

  • Powers on in 2 seconds
  • Contactless payment in 5 seconds
  • Chip card payment in under 10 seconds

Using your new card reader
Follow these steps to make your first sale

01Add a product

Add a product to your cart or enter an amount in the Zettle Go app.

02Tap "Charge"

Tap "Charge" and select Card. Ask your customer to tap or insert their card.


Have your customer enter their PIN. Check to make sure the payment was approved.

04Offer a receipt

Print, text, or email your customer their receipt.

Security you can trust

We help you keep your sensitive information protected with our strict security standards.

  • Tamper-proof design
  • Encrypted payment data
  • Backed by our strict security standards

1 Fees are subject to change.

* Offer valid for one (1) PayPal Zettle card reader per new business user. Standard PayPal Zettle card reader price is $79. Subject to availability. PayPal Zettle dock and card reader are sold separately. Price includes a USB cable for charging. The wall plug and cost for a wall plug is not included. Wall plugs are not currently offered for sale by Zettle. Offer is subject to change at any time without notice and PayPal Zettle may change or suspend the offer at any time for any reason.

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