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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Manufacturer Certification

Ensure that your personalisation bureau, manufacturing plant or card product is certified by testing with CTI’s fully qualified laboratory. CTI is a trusted test certifier and auditor for card manufacturers and issuers in all parts of the globe. Accepted by international card schemes and government bodies worldwide, CTI has a focus on high quality reporting and the industry’s fastest test turnaround time for testing. Tandem testing and careful resourcing structures enable CTI to achieve this point of difference as a test laboratory, with most certifications sent within days of the test samples being received. Testing that once took two to three weeks, can now be completed within one week.

Please contact us for a copy of our Test Timeline Flowchart for further information.

CTI Certificate of Compliance
Promote Your Product and Reputation… Following successful testing and compliance to a standard or requirement, an official CTI Certificate of Compliance is provided to include the tests performed. This allows recognition of successful compliance for the card batch tested and can also be used to increase your company reputation to prospective clients by proving your ability to meet specifications. CTI certificates are professionally presented and counterfeit protected before being delivered to your facility by international courier within 4 working days. Each CTI certificate is security printed in full colour on archival paper, hand signed, embossed, and laminated for display and archival purposes.

Below is a list of Card Products and Card Technologies that are involved with this Card Testing Service.

Credit Cards / Debit Cards, Loyalty Cards / Gift Cards, Transport Cards, ID Cards & Driver Licences, Passports / MRTD

Magnetic Stripe, Smart Card / Chip Card, RFID / NFC Contactless, EMV Certification, Powered Card / Display Card, Biometric Card, Embossing & Printing

Contact us for further information, and we would also be happy to provide you with a Quotation.


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