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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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EMV® 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

There are three elements to EMVCo’s structure: industry participation to get input from market participants, technical groups driven by market experts, and the strategic and operation structure to support technical outputs that meet market requirements.

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Press Kits

EMV® Payment Acceptance – Contact, Contactless and Mobile Payments

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 Specification

EMVCo has published the EMV® 3-D Secure Protocol and Core Functions Specification v2.0.0, which provides a globally interoperable framework that promotes a consistent consumer experience across all e-commerce channels and connected devices when verifying a cardholder.

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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 Contact Us page.

iseepr – media@emvco.com

Tel: +44 (0)113 350 1922

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

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