Step 1: Registration
Download the Agreement and Registration form. Complete both documents and submit them to EMVCo via the email address specified in the Registration Form.
Kernel ID Registration Process & Form
Kernel ID Registration Agreement
Step 2: EMVCo Review
EMVCo will review the forms to ensure that the applicant meets necessary criteria to obtain a Kernel ID. This evaluation may take some time and may involve follow-up questions from EMVCo.
Step 3: Invoice & Payment
Upon approval of the application, EMVCo will email the applicant an invoice. Payment must be received in full prior to issuance of the Kernel ID.
Step 4: Kernel ID Issuance
Upon receipt of payment, EMVCo will approve the application and then issue and publish the ID.