The card reader made
for every business.

The card reader made for every business.

Helcim Card Reader

The Helcim Card Reader is easy to set up, even easier to use, and does everything you need it to do.

Accepting credit and debit cards, made easy.

You get low processing rates and complete transparency with our honest interchange plus pricing.

You get low processing rates and complete transparency with our honest interchange plus pricing.

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Powerful and affordable.

With Helcim, you can say hello to the future of payment technology and say goodbye to outdated equipment and expensive leases.

$109USD

$109USD

$139CAD

$139CAD

Connect to any device.

No need to buy expensive point-of-sale equipment or SIM cards. Whether at your checkout or in your pocket, the Helcim Card Reader connects to devices you already own.

Computers & Workstations - Connect to any device

Computers & Workstations

You get low processing rates and complete transparency with our honest interchange plus pricing.

Tablets & iPads - Connect to any device

Tablets & iPads

Connect it to a tablet for a sleek, modern point-of-sale at your checkout.

Smartphones & iPhones - Connect to any device

Smartphones & iPhones

Whether in the field, at the table, or at a trade show, taking mobile payments on-the-go is easy.

More than a traditional credit card machine.

The Helcim Card Reader does everything a traditional credit card machine can do and more, with less headaches and at a fraction of the cost.

Traditional Credit Card Machine

Helcim Card Reader

Tap

Chip & PIN

PIN Debit

Email receipts

Inventory tracking

Customer tracking

Analytics & reporting

Batch history

Card on file

Optional lightweight thermal printer.

Adding a printer is easy. Our lightweight thermal printer connects via Bluetooth on tablet and mobile devices and via a USB connection for desktop users. With a built-in rechargeable battery, you can even take it on the go.

$79USD
printer

Optional lightweight thermal printer.

Adding a printer is easy. Our lightweight thermal printer connects via Bluetooth on tablet and mobile devices and via a USB connection for desktop users. With a built-in rechargeable battery, you can even take it on the go.

$99CAD
printer

Made to work
on-the-go with OtterBoxTM.

Not only does the Helcim Card Reader easily fit in your pocket, but it also comes with a free countertop stand and is compatible with Otterbox Universal Cases for tablets and phones.

Helcim Card Reader with OtterBox Case
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One free account.
Full access.

No paywalls or trials here.
At no extra cost, Helcim’s all-in-one Merchant Platform gives you the latest technology and all the tools you need to get paid and grow your business.

We've got all your payments covered

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Why you'll love
Helcim.

5/5
“I never thought I could love a
credit card processing company”

“I never thought I could love a credit card processing company”

5/5

~ Kyla P, Santa Fe

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pricing.

The friendliest people
committed to you.

FAQ.

You can accept payments wherever your business takes you with our mobile card reader. You can connect the Helcim card reader to your mobile device via Bluetooth, or plug it in to your desktop. The card reader accepts payments by tap, chip and pin, or swipe.

You can accept all major card brands with the Helcim Card Reader, including Visa, Mastercard, Amex, and more!

It's easy to get started with the Helcim Card Reader, just follow our user-friendly prompts for the initial startup. If you ever get stuck along the way, don't sweat it. Helcim has instructional guides, support videos, and an entire team of helpful Merchant Experience specialists available to assist you.

Helcim encrypts all sensitive merchant data and cardholder data using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with 256-bit keys. To meet PCI compliance requirements, all sensitive cardholder fields which are processed via the credit & debit card reader, including name, card numbers, expiry dates, and cardholder addresses (for AVS) are encrypted and securely stored.

While leasing might seem like a cost-effective option upfront, the monthly fee other payment processors will charge you to rent equipment can add up over the life of your contract. Learn more about why we never recommend leasing your hardware.

When you order a Helcim card reader, we work hard to ensure it reaches you as quickly as possible. Please know that shipping can take up to 5 business days for businesses for US locations and up to 7 business days for Canada.

It’s time to
feel good
about your
payments.

It’s time to
feel good
about your
payments.

It’s time to
feel good
about your
payments.

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