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EMVCo facilitates worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions.

Supported by dozens of banks, merchants, processors, vendors and other industry stakeholders, EMVCo manages and evolves the EMV® Specifications and related testing processes. This includes, but is not limited to, card and terminal evaluation, security evaluation, and management of interoperability issues.

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Approved Products

See lists of approved products for cards, chips, terminals and more.

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EMV® Technologies

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The EMV® Contact Specifications

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The EMV® Contactless Specifications

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The EMV® Mobile Specifications

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Payment Tokenisation

The EMV® Payment Tokenisation Technical Framework

QR Codes

The EMV® QR Code Specifications

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2nd Generation

The EMV® 2nd Generation Specifications

Secure Remote Commerce

The EMV® SRC Specifications

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3-D Secure

The EMV® 3-D Secure Specifications

2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 EMV® User Meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  Payments industry stakeholders from around the globe converged to discuss the most recent developments with the EMV® Specifications.  The June 2018 EMV® User Meeting will be held in the Americas: stay tuned for meeting information!