Your customers put their trust in you to get the job done right, that’s why you need a payment provider that is as reliable and trustworthy as you are. Helcim has great payment tools to help you quickly collect payments in-person at the office or through personalized invoices.
One Card Reader for All Your Payment Needs.
The Helcim Card Reader offers your business the flexibility to accept credit and debit cards, wherever you are. At the counter, on the patio or on the go, it's ready when you are.Explore the Helcim Card Reader
Trusted by Thousands of Businesses Like You.
From payments to software, everything we build is designed for you. By putting you first and prioritizing your success, we've built a strong reputation for trust, transparency, and excellent customer service. Merchants across North America, along with industry-leading publications, agree that Helcim provides peace of mind while helping you grow your business.Discover what our customers are saying about us
Get Paid Faster with Online Invoices.
Easily create an unlimited number of professional, customized invoices with Helcim's powerful invoicing tools. Invoices include a "Pay Now" button to allow your customer to pay online instantly.Explore Helcim Invoicing
- Customizable to match your brand
- Include a "Pay Now" button
- Send automatic due reminders
The Perfect Countertop Solution.
The Helcim Card Reader with the countertop stand helps you create a modern in-person payment experience that still feels familiar. The reader easily connects to the existing tablet or desktop computer at your front desk - including Mac and PC workstations and laptops. Accept credit and debit card payments, search your transaction history, and easily manage daily batches all through the Helcim Payments app.
Goodbye clunky terminal, hello future.
Request Payments Through Email or Text Messages.
Let your clients know when they have an outstanding payment by sending a email or text request. Once received, they can click the link in the message to view the invoice and conveniently submit payment using the Pay Now buttons.
QR Code Payments.
Add a QR Code anywhere customers interact with your business for easy, contactless payments. Direct customers to your online store for online checkout and payment, or create custom payment pages for everything from purchases, donations, rentals, gratuities, and more.
Accept Credit Cards on your Computer.
Helcim Virtual Terminal
With the Helcim Virtual Terminal, you can easily enter your customer’s credit card information using your computer, tablet or phone. Payments are authorized in seconds, and receipts can be printed or sent via email.Explore the Helcim Virtual Terminal
- Accept all major credit cards
- Deposits within two business days
- Use any computer, tablet or smartphone
- Securely store credit cards in the vault
All the Tools You Need, No Extra Cost.
Discover all the amazing things you can do with Helcim. Every feature was designed to be intuitive and easy to use, and comes included with your account. You can build the business you want with just a few clicks, without worrying about add-on fees and up-sells.
Streamline your checkout experience with our POS app for your computer, tablet or smartphone.Explore Point-of-Sale
Get paid faster by sending an unlimited amount of invoices, complete with a Pay Now button.Explore Invoicing
Sell your products and services to customers everywhere with our fully-hosted online store.Explore Online Store
Automate your billing process and customize subscription plans to get paid on time.Explore Recurring Payments
Use our Developer API for custom integrations or add payments to an app or website.Explore Developer API
Manage your customers and securely store their payment information to make repeat billing a breeze.Explore Customer Manager
Sync Your Accounting with Ease.
While we can’t do your accounting for you, we can work to make it a little easier and save some time. Sync directly to Quickbooks Online, or export financial information by CSV to keep your books up to date
Better Pricing, .Lower Rates
First Month Is On Us!
First Month Is On Us!
We want to help small businesses get back on their feet, so we're waiving our $20 monthly fee for your first month - no questions asked. You get full access to all of our tools, as well as our great low processing rates.
- No Contracts
- Volume Discounts
- Deposits in 1-2 Business Days
- Auto-Pause Billing
Discover Our In-Depth Payment Solutions.
- In-Person Chip, Tap & PIN
- Card Vault & Tokenization
- Interchange Plus Pricing
- International Processing
- Virtual Terminal
- USD Processing
- US PIN Debit Acceptance
- Apps for Mobile & Desktop
- Built-In PCI-DSS Compliance
- Payment Gateway & Dev APIs
- 1-2 Business Day Deposits
- Hosted Payment Tools
- Easy Signup & Setup
All Backed by Amazing Customer Service.
It is easy to get in touch with us when you need to. Our friendly in-house team of Helcim Gurus sets us apart with their knowledge and compassion. We’re always ready to answer your questions and address any issues that may arise.Get in touch anytime!
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 Gurus 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.
$20/month. Your Helcim account allows you to process both in-person and online payments, and you get full access to all of our merchant tools. You also benefit from our auto-pause billing, meaning that your monthly fee is automatically waived if you don’t process a payment that month.
You can visit our pricing page for complete details.
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.
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.