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Virtual Terminal

Take payments from any device.

Transform your smartphone, tablet or computer into a credit card terminal — no extra hardware needed.

Lowest fees let you keep more

3.3% + 0¢ per keyed-in transaction.
Lowest transaction fees compared to other leading proviers.

No extra hardware needed

No need to purchase extra hardware or install software. If you have an internet connection, you can accept payments virtually anywhere.

Next-business-day payout

Get money in your bank account by the very next business day whenever a customer buys your products or services.

How it works


Open Virtual Terminal.

Sign in to your GoDaddy account and open Virtual Terminal on your Payments dashboard.

Enter customer’s info.

Take your customer’s credit card info and type it into Virtual Terminal, then confirm the charge.

Get paid fast.

Virtual Terminal processes payments online, quickly and securely, and you’ll receive funds by the next business day.

Payments made simple.
Payments made simple.

Payments for any business.

Whether you sell products or services, from your home or a physical shop — take remote payments swiftly and securely. 

Pay and deliver.

Let customers prepay on a food delivery over the phone for your restaurant, food truck or pop-up corn dog shop.

Get booked and paid.

Virtual Terminal is perfect for clients needing to pay for your yoga class or gardening service with a quick call.

Freelance isn’t free.

Take secure payments over the phone for your design or writing projects, and get paid by the next business day.

We love to help. Seriously.

Still not sure what you need? Give us a call. We’re happy to help, even if you’re not a customer. We're here 24/7/365. Call anytime. 1-480-366-3546

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I set up Virtual Terminal?

Simply sign up for GoDaddy Payments to start using Virtual Terminal. If you're using GoDaddy Payments to process ecommerce transactions on your GoDaddy online store, you already have access to Virtual Terminal.

Which credit cards are accepted with Virtual Terminal?

Virtual Terminal accepts all major credit and debit cards, including: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

Do I need a website to use Virtual Terminal?

No. You don’t need a website to use Virtual Terminal. All you need is a device with internet connection and a GoDaddy Payments account, which you can create for free.

Can I take payments over the phone using Virtual Terminal?

Yes. Virtual Terminal makes over-the-phone payments simple. Just open your web browser on your smartphone or computer, and enter your customer’s credit card info into Virtual Terminal, then confirm the charge.

When do I get paid using Virtual Terminal?

Money is deposited into your bank account by the next business day.

What type of businesses should use Virtual Terminal?

Virtual Terminal is suitable for almost any business that takes over the phone or remote payments. For example, it’s great for restaurants that take phone orders, doctor’s offices or for professionals like lawyers and accountants.

What hardware do I need to use Virtual Terminal?

To use Virtual Terminal, all you need is a computer, mobile phone or tablet with a web browser. No additional hardware is required.

Is accepting payments with Virtual Terminal safe?

Yes. Virtual Terminal is powered by GoDaddy Payments, our secure payment processor. We follow strict PCI compliance standards and use advanced online encryption to conceal sensitive information and keep your business and customers safe.

Why should I use GoDaddy’s virtual merchant solution?

With GoDaddy’s virtual merchant solution, Virtual Terminal, you can take over-the-phone or remote payments quickly and securely using any device, like your computer, mobile phone or tablet. There’s no additional hardware or point of sale equipment required. Plus, you can reach us 24/7 if you ever get stuck.

We love taking your call.

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