There are a few options for accepting credit card payments via your mobile device in Canada. Perfect for small business. No merchant account needed. Typical charges are %2.75 and .20 cents per transaction and the Mobile Card Reader is free. It is simple and affordable. The swipe device is an encrypted credit card reader that plugs into the audio jack of your smart phone or tablet. It’s really that simple.
We have been using Kudos – www.takekudos.com for a while now and really this is so easy and economical to use. Works on iPhone and iPad.
Another popular service is with similar charges and works on iPhone and android devices. www.squareup.com/ca
- 2.75% per swipe for Visa and MasterCard.
- Free app, free card reader and free shipping.
- No merchant account, monthly fees or set-up costs.
- Manually-entered cards cost 3.5% + 15¢ per transaction.