Testing & Certification Terminology

Publication Date: May 2017

The U.S. Payments Forum Communications and Education Working Committee’s “Testing & Certification Terminology” glossary defines terms used in acquirer EMV testing and certification forms. The glossary was developed as an educational resource to assist merchants in completing the acquirer testing and certification forms used for EMV certification.

An extensive list of additional recommended terminology on common EMV and EMV migration terms can be found in the Standardization of Terminology glossary published by the EMV Migration Forum.


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