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PayPal Here Card Readers

PayPal offers two types of PayPal Here card readers to suite your business:
  • Mobile Card Reader - The mobile PayPal Here card reader is a dongle that you attach to your phone which allows you to swipe credit cards. The cost of the dongle is $9.99. This reader can be found on Amazon, Staples and Office Depot.
  • Chip Card Reader - The Chip card reader accepts chip cards, and contactless/NFC transactions, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay, as well as magnetic stripe cards and is compatible with iOS and Android devices.
*Activation occurs when you pair your Chip Card reader to a mobile device with the PayPal Here application installed on it and complete a PayPal Here payment transaction. Additional terms and conditions apply.
To locate authorized retailers that carry the PayPal Here mobile card readers, please visit

The PayPal Here app for smart phones or tablets is available in Apple's App store and the Google Play Store.

Visit our Resource Center to find what you need to successfully manage and grow your business with PayPal Here.
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