Level 3 MasterCard Card Personalization Validation

Overview

UL, as an accredited MasterCard Service Provider, delivers formal MasterCard Card Personalization Validation (CPV) services up to the highest standards. All MasterCard issuers must ensure that their cardholder devices perform MasterCard chip transactions in line with MasterCard's rules and specifications. The goal of CPV is to help ensure that every chip device bearing a MasterCard brand complies with the latest MasterCard requirements, and is correctly accepted in payment terminals.

Definition

MasterCard Card Personalization Validation (CPV) helps makes sure the settings of all form factors like payment cards, mobile devices and wearables comply with MasterCard's brand specifications.

Benefits

In addition to the formal validation, UL provides development testing and personalization profile definition services for issuers and other organizations that need to comply with these MasterCard requirements. Irrespective of the form factor used, UL guides you through the full process, which helps result in the successful roll out of your cardholder device and the interoperability of your cardholder devices with payment acceptance infrastructures.


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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

MasterCard

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