The applicability of EMV® 3.0 is now effective, and the corresponding ICS for EMV® Contactless Level 1 v3.0 is available for download on EMVCo website.
Vendors can submit their contactless capable terminals to type approval against the v3.0 test plan. The scope of the EMV Contactless Level 1 testing includes Analogue test, Digital test, and Interoperability test. The aim is to adapt POS systems to new methods of payment used worldwide.
As the version 3.0 includes major changes on the Analogue side, EMVCo has stretched the migration period until December 2019. Hence, if products don’t pass all Analogue v3.0 tests, they can be granted a v2.6 LoA, provided :
- they pass all v3.0 Digital test cases
- they pass certain v3.0 Analogue test cases (detailed description in TTA bulletin 221).
Contact your Alcinéo representative to have further information on the Terminal certification processes at : firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMV® is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries and an unregistered trademark elsewhere. The EMV trademark is owned by EMVCo, LLC.