In a Type Approval bulletin published last week, EMVCo announced a new validity period for EMV contact level 2 products.
All devices tested with 4.3f test plan version will now have a validity of 4 years. The LoA will be issued with this new validity period. Already approved products, with 4.3f version, will also receive a new LoA, mentioning the new validity period.
Find more information on EMVCo website.
EMVCo has issued updated versions of the Administrative process documents for the submission of products to EMV type approval. ICS submission process has been changed.
Note that if changes are made in the ICS after EMVCo review :
- first ICS replacement is free of charge
- Subsequent replacements will be charged by EMVCo.
If a new ICS version is released before the begining of testing sessions, the latest version of ICS must be used and submitted to EMVCo for review.
Find more information and the full submission rules in the administrative process documents.
Current version of the contact ICS are available on EMVCo website or contact your Alcinéo representative to obtain them.
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