TÜV SÜD is an accredited EMVCo Level 1 and Level 2 testing laboratory with over 15 years of experience in the payment systems market, testing products, such as vending units, electronic point of sale (EPOS) and automatic teller machines (ATM).
As an independent third party test and certification body, specialising in innovative products, we are authorised to carry out testing for payment systems devices against the harmonised debit/credit EMV standards.
Compliance with EMV standards is essential to ensure that card interface devices and related software have the functionality and interoperability to perform effectively with EMV-compliant payment systems.
We offer an unbiased and technically competent service, for a wide range of subsystems and systems, whether established technologies, Bluetooth or the latest mobile phone systems. We prepare reports and manage the type approval process, providing fast evaluation and clearance. Even in the most highly advanced technologies, we have always added value with our compliance and compatibility solutions.
TÜV SÜD provides a number of different solutions for payment terminals, covering Contact and Contactless testing to the EMVCo, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and JCB specifications. Additionally we contracted to provide services under the MasterCard Global Terminal Quality Management (TQM) programme.