The payment scheme has released an update of several documents necessary to perform the certification of contactless payment terminals, to be in line with the application of the latest specification bulletins issued since March 2023.
Further to the introduction last December of new type approval bulletins related to EMV Contact Level 2 specification version 4.4, EMVCo has released an update of the test plan and a new ICS, version 4.4 b.
EMVCo has recently released Type Approval Bulletins announcing test cases updates for the EMV® Level 2 Contact Terminal Type Approval. These new test cases will be applicable as of January 1st 2024 to all new payment terminals submitted to EMV Contact Level 2 certification, version 4.4a.
Our functional contactless kernel Mastercard MCL developed for SoftPOS, has successfully passed the official testing sessions for a 3-years’ extension of validity. This certification enables integrators to build on a reliable SDK to develop and certify MTIP application for Mastercard acceptance.
A recent communication released by Discover global network has defined the sunset date for DPAS Connect2.0, as below :
Submission of new contactless readers to DPAS Connect 2.0 certification is possible until 31st December 2023
American Express has published at the end of 2022 an update to their contactless specification for payment terminals, ExpressPay 4.2.
Discover Financial Services have recently released a new update for their DPAS Connect contactless specification for payment terminals.
DPAS Connect 2.1 will become applicable as of […]
JCB has recently released new bulletins to announce some features changes that will impact the implementation of JCB contactless kernel integrating smart payment terminals
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.
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.