White Papers

EMVCo provides White Papers as a resource to be utilized by parties implementing the EMV Specifications. The following White Papers are available for view or download:

Effective DateVersionDescription Download
May 20171.0Payment Card Manager Whitepaper Download
April 20171.0EMVCo White Paper on QR Code – Merchant-presented Mode – Comment Period Ends: 05 May 2017 Sign Up Subscribers Only
November 20161.0EMVCo White Paper on Payment Account Reference Download
June 20152.2EMVCo White Paper on Contactless Mobile Payment Download
August 20071.0Optimising Contact Chip Transaction Times Sign Up Subscribers Only
April 2006r8EMVCo Terminal Vendor Performance Self-Assessment Survey Sign Up Subscribers Only
April 2006r2Terminal Performance Test Data Sign Up Subscribers Only