Level 2 Payment Card and Applet Type Approval

Overview

UL has executed tens of thousands of test services related to payment cards for all of the major global brands as well as for domestic brands. UL provides both business and technical expertise related to the payment industry. UL also develops test tools, accredited by the global schemes, and uses them to efficiently and thoroughly test your payment cards. UL labs are accredited by EMVCo, Visa, MasterCard, NXP and many other global schemes.

Definition

Validate implementation of the chip card operating system and the brand-specific payment application on a smart card.

Benefits

Customers benefit from a single solution for their payment and transit services, as we cover all certifications that you, as a card vendor or issuer, would require.

In addition, we can also support the preparation of certification with debug sessions and pretesting. This means one partner to support you and one single point of contact for all of your development and product evaluation activities. Receive proper guidance through the certifications, which are applicable to your card product, resulting in shorter time to market and cost reduction. You are provided with efficient services, thanks to our extensive experience, automated testing facilities and accredited labs.

Payment card and applet type approval validates the chip card operating system implementation, as well as the payment applications developed against brand-specific specifications and requirements. Services include:

Level 2 Visa Card Type Approval

  • Visa Smart Debit/Credit (VSDC)
  • Visa qVSDC and MSD
  • Visa Mobile Payment Application (VMPA)
  • VMCPS Visa Toolkit and Process Message Specification
  • Visa HCE / Cloud
  • VIUDS for Visa Transit
  • Visa Prepaid
  • Visa GlobalPlatform

Level 2 Pure Card Type Approval

Level 2 Malaysian Electronic Payment System (MEPS) Card Type Approval

Level 2 American Express Card Type Approval

  • American Express Contact AEIPS Chip Card Specification
  • American Express Contactless Expresspay Card Specification

Level 2 Discover Card Type Approval

  • Discover Payment Application Specification (D-PAS)
  • Discover Zip Payment Specification
  • Discover Contactless D-PAS Card Specification

Level 2 JCB Card Type Approval

  • JCB Contact J/Smart IC Card Specification
  • JCB Contactless J/Speedy IC Card Specification
  • JCB Contactless J/Smart Dual-Interface IC Card Specification
  • JCB Mobile Card Application Specification

Level 2 MasterCard Card Type Approval

  • MasterCard Minimum Contact Card Requirement
  • MasterCard M/Chip
  • MasterCard M/Chip Advance
  • MasterCard MasterCard PayPass
  • MasterCard MasterCard M/Chip Advance

Services include prevalidation of each above listed payment product.


DELIVERABLES


PRODUCTS THIS SERVICE APPLIES TO

Payment Card Contactless Card Smart Card Payment Application Payment Applet Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) Secure Element (SE) NFC mobile devices

APPLICABLE STANDARDS

EMVCo
Visa
Pure
MCCS
American Express
Discover
JCB
MasterCard

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