Card Testing Services


CTI's Card Testing Services are applied to all Product Testing and Technology Testing. We offer worldwide ISO/IEC 17025 accredited quality assurance testing to certify and also to prevent re-issuance of financial / transport / ID cards.

The services are separated by the different stages of the card manufacturing and card processing equipment, all with the common goal to ensure your cards work worldwide, first time, every time.

If you wish to enquire about our services or for further information, please contact us via our
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Blank Stock Testing


Testing your cards prior to issue will allow you to see if your cards meet specifications and will work well once in the customers hands.

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Card Service Life


Is your product fit for purpose - will it last it's period of issuance? CTI offers a wide range of durability testing to answer this question.

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Personalised Testing


This looks at the personalised information and final presentation of the card to the end user and tests against the relevant standards.

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Encoded Test Card


A suite of Magnetic Stripe test cards with encoding at the ISO/IEC limits will ensure the reading capability of your POS hardware.

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Manufacturer Certification


Test your samples to provide certification of your product or facility for all financial, transit and security related schemes.

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Remote Instant Issue Testing


CTI's Instant Issue Testing Programme tests the quality of the Magnetic Stripe and IC encoding from your card pinning or encoding devices.

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Design Reviews


Card Design Reviews help to steer your Marketing Team in the right direction so that your cards are more likely to meet international standards.

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Problem Analysis


Got a card problem? From the card token to production problems or other field effects - CTI will help you understand why!

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