JCB type approval process

From April 3rd 2023, payment terminal providers submitting their products to JCB contactless terminal IC type approval shall use the latest ICS form relating to the updated test program.
To be accredited with JCB, payment solution providers must register to JCB testing program and obtain a registration number.

New interoperability tests for JCB type approval

The Japan-based payment system has recently released several documents to announce the addition of interoperability tests to be performed during the type approval sessions of contactless payment terminals submitted to JCB certification.
The purpose of interoperability tests is to ensure that contactless card readers have the capability to accept different types of cards, ie JCB contactless cards.