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EMV™ Cards

​​​​​​​Why most of ​​the world has already made the move to EMVTM​​​​ chip

Today EMV, the global standard for secure payments, has been deployed in more than 80 countries. Credit, debit, prepaid, and contactless cards, as well as mobile payments – all of these are now being secured with EMV.

Find out what's behind EMV ​and explore options that card issuers must consider.

EMV contacteless payment application

Gemalto's E​​M​​VTM Cards

Gemalto's EMV contact and contactless cards offer is built on several levels of specifications and options. Clarista, Optelio & Desineo brands are the most deployed solution in the market.

Cl​arista is our entry-level EMV card, designed for basic payment applications. It is a cost- effective offer that combines Gemalto's security expertise and card personalization.
More ​about Clarista​

Optelio includes advanced payment cards that give financial institutions the option to go beyond payment, by adding applications to their cards. Gemalto's innovative solution offers an extensive range of the latest card applications to entice new customers and increase customer loyalty.
More about Optelio

Desineo is our offer for fully customizable payment cards built in accordance with your specifications.
More about Desineo

Why G​emalto?

For financial institutions looking for more than a card provider, we become a trusted partner, helping to navigate the twists and turns of EMV migration projects.

A truste​d, experi​enced partner

We understand the needs of card issuers because we've supported banks through decades of EMV issuance, working with over 3,000 financial institutions and issuing over 2 billion payment cards.

Customer servic​​e for the entire journey

Our support doesn't end with the first wave of EMV issuance. We're ready to support you through the entire lifecycle of managing your EMV program. And with deep expertise in mobile payment solutions, we'll help to ensure you're getting the most out of your mobile program for the road ahead.

Capacity and time to m​arket

As the world's largest provider of EMV solutions, we have the capacity to scale with your EMV needs better than any other card provider, which means you can achieve your time to market goals​

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