EMVCo Media Center

About EMVCo

EMVCo the Basics

EMVCo is a global technical body that facilitates worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions by managing and evolving the EMV® Specifications and related testing processes.

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Worldwide Deployment Statistics

EMVCo publishes global transaction volume data twice a year which showcases the number of contact and contactless card-present payments using EMV® chip technology during a 12 month period.

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Organisation Structure

EMVCo is managed by the Board of Managers, which is comprised of two representatives from each of the member payment systems. The organisation’s work is informed by EMVCo Associates, stakeholders from across the payments industry, and managed by defined Working Groups, Testing Groups, and Task Forces.

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Press Kits

EMV® Secure Remote Commerce Press Kit

EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) is a set of specifications developed by EMVCo that enable the creation of a ‘virtual payment terminal’. It provides a foundation that will enable industry solutions for the processing of e-commerce transactions in a consistent, streamlined fashion across a variety of remote-checkout environments and consumer devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and other connected devices.

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EMV® Payment Acceptance Kit

EMV® Chip Specifications describe the requirements for global interoperability between chip-based payment applications and acceptance terminals to enable secure contact, contactless and mobile transactions and other emerging payment technologies (such as QR Code-based payments).


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EMV® 3-D Secure Press Kit

EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) is a messaging protocol that promotes frictionless consumer authentication and enables consumers to authenticate themselves with their card issuers when making card-not-present (CNP) e-commerce purchases. The additional security layer helps prevent unauthorised CNP transactions and helps protect the merchant from exposure to CNP fraud.

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EMV® Payment Tokenisation Kit

EMVCo has published the EMV® Payment Tokenisation Technical Framework v2.o, which addresses the adoption of payment token use cases in e-commerce beyond existing card-on-file, and offers enhancements to how payment tokens can be controlled within a single payments channel.

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Mailing List & Media Contact

If you are a journalist and have a media inquiry, please contact EMVCo’s PR agency detailed below.

If you are not a journalist and have a question related to EMVCo technology, please submit your query through the public comments page.

iseepr – media@emvco.com
Tel: +44 (0) 1943 468007

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