EMVCo LLC is the regulating agency responsible for the EMV type approval process and compliance testing. EMVCo publishes guidelines upon which each of the brands builds derivative documentation that governs how acquirers and issuers process EMV transactions. It is highly recommended that developers are familiar with EMVCo documentation when developing their EMV POS solution. Documentation can be found at www.emvco.com.
American Express, Discover, Interac, JCB, MasterCard, Visa, and Union Pay International provide specifications that dictate the requirements for processing EMV transactions. Developers should be familiar with these documents as they directly relate to the requirements set forth by Elavon. Brand documentation can be found on the individual brand websites or by contacting your brand relationship manager.