EMV 4.1

EMV 4.1 Specifications consist of four books, available hereafter for view or download. EMV 4.1 includes all EMV 2000 (version 4.0) related Application Notes and Specification Update Bulletins posted to the EMVCo website up to and including May 2004, and also includes the recently announced Common Core Definitions.

For your convenience, the table below provides a short description for each book. Additionally each compressed file for download includes the Specification Update Bulletin #37 documenting the most recent editorial changes to the EMV 4.1 specifications.


Publication DateVersionDescription Download
June 20074.1Book 1 - Application Independent ICC to Terminal Interface Requirement Sign Up Subscribers Only
June 20074.1Book 2 - Security and Key Management Sign Up Subscribers Only
June 20074.1Book 3 - Application Specification Sign Up Subscribers Only
June 20074.1Book 4 - Cardholder, Attendant, and Acquirer Interface Requirements Sign Up Subscribers Only