A Guide to EMV
"A Guide to EMV" provides an introduction to the EMV Specifications, processes and the role of the technology within the wider payments industry. Of particular interest to parties migrating to EMV, it summarises ... Read More
Welcome to EMVCo
EMVCo manages, maintains and enhances the EMV® Integrated Circuit Card Specifications for chip-based payment cards and acceptance devices, including point of sale (POS) terminals and ATMs. EMVCo also establishes and administers testing and approval processes to evaluate compliance with the EMV Specifications. EMVCo is currently owned by American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay and Visa.
A primary goal of EMVCo and the EMV Specifications is to help facilitate global interoperability and compatibility of chip-based payment cards and acceptance devices. This objective extends to new types of payment devices as well, including contactless payment and mobile payment.