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Financial, Transport, Identification

Card Testing International - Your Independent ISO/IEC 17025 Card Testing Laboratory

Specialists in compliance & quality assurance testing of financial, transport & identification cards



  • World's largest range of ISO/IEC 17025 accredited electro-physical tests
  • Over 20 years as a global ISO/IEC, VISA, MasterCard, Bank & Government Auditing Authority
  • An official guardian of the world's ISO/IEC Magnetic Stripe Standard
  • Specialists in: reducing reissuance, personalisation monitoring, batch acceptance
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Get your card batch certification in days!



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How long is a card is likely to last once it’s issued?


The ISO/IEC 24789 Card Service Life Standard evaluation regime sees how your cards measure up against current card industry expectations.


Find out if your cards will last until their expiry date


ISO/IEC Working Group 1: Regensburg, Germany

CTO Steve DeDera was pleased to have been a direct attendee and contributor to this invited ISO expert Working Group. This was a tri-annual expert Working Group 1 meeting recently held in Regensburg, Germany. Working Group 1 primarily focuses on Magnetic Stripe, Contact and Contactless Chip, Personalization, Physical Characteristics, Card Durability as well as the associated Test Methods for Cards and Passports.

The June meeting focused on:
  • Regulating the peel strength test
  • The second edition of the Card Service Life standard
  • New ESD (electric static discharge) test methods