In-person payments
for serious businesses.

You get low rates, great customer service, and equipment you can count on.

Accept all
payments
on one device.

Accept all payments
on one device.

The Helcim Card Reader is EMV and NFC enabled, accepts all major credit and debit cards, and does everything a traditional credit card machine can do and more.

More than just a “machine”

Cards are securely saved for easy repeat-billing.

Batches and customer transaction history is automatically stored for you.

You get real-time transaction data your business can use.

PIN & Debit Cards

Let your customers pay with their card of choice, including Interac Debit and US Common Debit cards.

Tap & Go

Let your customers go contactless and pay in seconds by tapping their credit card, debit card, or smartphone with Apple Pay or Google Pay enabled.

Chip and PIN

Your customers can insert their chip card and securely enter their PIN on the reader to protect larger purchases.

PIN & Debit Cards

Let your customers pay with their card of choice, including Interac Debit and US Common Debit cards.

Chip and PIN

Your customers can insert their chip card and securely enter their PIN on the reader to protect larger purchases.

Tap & Go

Let your customers go contactless and pay in seconds by tapping their credit card, debit card, or smartphone with Apple Pay or Google Pay enabled.

More than just a “machine”

Cards are securely saved for easy repeat-billing.

Batches and customer transaction history is automatically stored for you.

You get real-time transaction data your business can use.

Low rates.

No monthly fees.

Zero surprises.

Helcim takes the stress out of accepting payments. Our honest and affordable Interchange Plus Pricing with no monthly fees means no surprises on your statements.

Easy to set up.
Even easier to use.

The Helcim Card Reader is not your grandfather’s credit card machine. It was designed to be set up by anyone in any business environment.

Setup is easy right out of the box, and we’re always a quick phone call away if you need help

Setup is easy right out of the box, and we’re always a quick phone call away if you need help

Easy to set up.
 Even easier to use.

The Helcim Card Reader is not your grandfather’s credit card machine. It was designed to be set up by anyone in any business environment.

To take a payment, simply enter the amount on your computer, tablet, or the reader itself

Payments for office or clinic.

Allow your clients or patients to pay in-person, any way they want, in just a few seconds.

PERFECT FOR

Save your customers
and their cards for later.

When your clients or patients pay in-person, Helcim automatically saves their card on file for easy repeat billing and allows for self-serve access to their billing history and info.

Transaction history
at your fingertips.

Easily pull up transaction histories, billing information, and customer profiles on the spot.

Payments at your checkout.

Use your own devices with the Helcim Point-of-sale and Card Reader to create the perfect checkout experience for your business and your customers.

PERFECT FOR

Customizable point-of-sale
using your own devices.

Use the Helcim Point-of-Sale on your computer, laptop, iPad, or smartphone.

The perfect countertop solution.

The Helcim Card Reader takes all payment types and looks great at your checkout with its free stand that comes included.

Printer & accessories.

Easily connect a printer or barcode scanner, and attaches to a variety of OtterBox™ phone and tablet cases 

Payments
on-the-go.

The Helcim Card Reader is small, portable, and wireless so it’s perfect for taking payments at special events, pop-up shops, or out in the field.

PERFECT FOR

No Need for Extra SIM Cards.

Connects to your phone, tablet, or laptop so no need for expensive mobile data plans.

Battery life that doesn't quit.

You can rely on the Helcim Card Reader to work as hard as you do, with a powerful battery that lasts all day long.

Unlimited users. No extra cost.

We don’t charge per user, so you can have as many card readers and users as you want.

Portable and versatile.

The Helcim Card Reader's free case attaches to a variety of OtterBoxTM phone and tablet cases for making it easier to take payments on-the-go.

One free account.
Full access.

No paywalls or trials here.
With one Helcim account you get unlimited access to all of our payment solutions and every tool you might need.

We've got all your payments covered

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More free than you can handle

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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

Too-good-to-be-true
pricing.

The friendliest people
committed to you.

FAQ.

Transparency, low rates, smart tools and amazing service! Many merchants have been dragged through the mud by their prior processor, with hidden fees, contracts, and terrible service. We’ve built our reputation on being the opposite. We care about building long-term relationships with our merchants - which means offering you the payment service you’ve been looking for.

Have more questions? Email or give us a call. Our in-house team of Helcim Merchant Experience Specialists is here to share their knowledge, answer your questions and point you in the right direction. No commissions, no pressure.

If your business is looking for a better way to accept credit and debit cards online or in-person, then Helcim is the payments company for you. Helcim offers a wide range of payment tools and software solutions to make it faster and easier for you to get paid.

No! We want to help small businesses grow and thrive, so there are no monthly fees. Your Helcim account allows you to process both in-person and online payments with great low processing rates. You also get full access to all of our merchant tools and benefit from our amazing customer service team.

For Visa, Mastercard, Amex and other card-brands, we offer Interchange Plus pricing to give you complete transparency and greater savings. By passing the base cost directly to you and only charging for a single markup, Interchange Plus pricing gives you significant savings. By knowing our cost as well as our markup, we promote a fully transparent partnership which means no surprises on your monthly statement!

To calculate your rates for in-person and online transactions, you can visit our pricing page.

Yes! And there is no need to call and renegotiate rates. Our Interchange Plus margin automatically decreases the more you process, helping you save even more.

You can view our complete volume discounts on our pricing page.

No! You can close your account anytime without any penalty and there are no hidden fees. You never again have to worry about setup fees, termination fees, quarterly fees, PCI & non-compliance fees, customer service fees, or bank deposit fees.

Deposits will appear in your bank account within 2 business days, depending on the time of day that your transactions are settled. Transactions processed over the weekend or bank holidays are initialized for deposit on the following business day. Your daily transactions are batched together, and deposited to your bank account net of processing fees.

The Helcim Shop is built right into your account dashboard, and is accessible immediately after signing up. You can order card readers, stands, printers and more directly from there.

Shipping is free and takes 2-3 business days via FedEx or UPS ground. Any equipment purchases are charged to your bank account on file. We do not currently offer rentals nor payment plans.

No! You can use your existing bank account, provided by your financial institution or credit union. Sole proprietors can use a personal bank account. Incorporated business and partnerships are required to use a business bank account

Law firms and other businesses that require separate trust and operating bank accounts are able to customize the flow of deposits and fees to meet their needs.

How does signing up work?
You can sign up directly on our website using your computer or mobile phone. There is no need for complicated paperwork nor signatures. The signup form takes as little as 5-minutes, asking you to enter basic information about your business, address and contact information.

Once you create your Helcim account, you can begin using it right away! Get started here.

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.

Sign up instantly with no
paperwork or commitments