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What is EMV?

"EMV® is a global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology" taking its name from the card schemes Europay, MasterCard, and Visa - the original card schemes that developed it. The standard covers the processing of credit and debit card payments using a card that contains a microprocessor chip. A chip card used in payment transactions is usually a card with a magstripe at the back plus a chip in front which is a self-contained microprocessor.

A chip card can be,

- Contact only

- Contactless only

- Dual-interface, i.e. contact and contactless

Cards used in EMV transactions are basically MSR cards with a chip, which is a self-contained computer.

Important things to know about EMV


Important things to know about EMV.pdf