Accepting card payments–how does it work?

SumUp empowers merchants to accept credit and debit card payments anywhere. How to get started? Simply click on the blue “Get started now” button on our homepage. From there it’s an easy 2-step registration process. Create an account Order your card reader Check our frequently asked questions ...

Accepted cards

Accepted Cards With a simple fee per transaction, accepting cards with SumUp is easy. The charge per transaction applies to all transactions placed through your SumUp account, regardless of the card scheme. SumUp Air SumUp 3G Virtual Terminal With the Air Card Reader, you can accept any credit...

Transaction and verification limits–everything you need to know

This article explains the difference between your transaction limit, and your verification limit. Transaction limit You can make a transaction of any amount, using any of our card readers. However, due to the security risk associated with remote payments, we have added transaction limits accordin...

Getting paid–how does it work?

Payout timeline SumUp processes your transactions and then transfers the funds, minus the SumUp fee, to your bank account as fast as possible. The type of card used and the bank of the cardholder determine the speed of settlement, but generally speaking, the payout should take 1-3 business days....

Accepting NFC payments; Google and Apple Pay

Your SumUp Card Reader can accept contactless payments, using near field communication (NFC). This enables you to accept payments by tapping the contactless card flat onto the upper half of the card reader. The same applies to the use of Wallet Apps, such as Google Pay or Apple Pay.* After tappin...

Receipts

The easiest way for your customer to keep track of their payments is through receipts. With SumUp you can either send a receipt via SMS or email or print for free a physical version for your customer. Sending receipts also reduces the chance of a chargeback for you. For more information on charge...