ASRPD Registration

Book B: Entry Point specification defines a Kernel ID to ensure a one-to-one matching between the card application and the contactless kernel in the reader. The Kernel ID is defined in the Entry Point specification and is divided into international and domestic.

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The request for obtaining an international Kernel ID allocated by EMVCo shall meet all the following criteria:

  • The applicant shall be an institution or organization with an active involvement in contactless payments having an international reach,
  • The applicant shall provide the target RID (or RIDs) attributed by ISO (ISO/IEC 78165) and shall have a contactless kernel and the supporting type approval scheme,
  • The contactless kernel to be assigned with the Kernel ID shall be active or scheduled for deployment within one year of the request.