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Smart cards standards

Card based systems are permeating key areas of society: they are used for bank services (at ATMs or via telephone), are the key to communications (phone cards, GSM), transport (tickets, toll booths), identity cards, (electronic passports, machine readable visas), health (patient cards, health care professional cards) TV cards, electronic purses and access control for buildings.

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International Standards

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 17/WG 1 - Physical Characteristics and Test Methods for ID-Cards
Convenor: Uwe Truggelmann

  • ISO/IEC 15457-1 (2001) Identification cards: Thin flexible cards - Part 1: Physical characteristics
  • ISO/IEC 7810 (2003) Identification cards: Physical characteristics
  • ISO/IEC 7811-1 (2002) Identification cards: Recording Technique - Part 1: Embossing

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 17/WG 4 - Integrated Circuit Cards With Contacts

  • ISO 7816-1 (1998) Identification cards: Integrated circuit cards with contacts - Part 1: Physical characteristics
  • ISO 7816-6 (2004) Identification cards: Integrated circuit cards - Part 6: Interindustry data elements for interchange

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 17/WG 8 - Integrated Circuit Cards Without Contacts

  • ISO 7816-6 (2004) Identification cards: Integrated circuit cards - Part 6: Interindustry data elements for interchange
  • ISO/IEC 10536-1 (2000) Contactless integrated circuit cards - Close-coupled cards - Part 1: Physical characteristics

European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

Committees and Working Groups:

CEN/TC 224 - Personal Identification, Electronic Signature and Cards and Their Related Systems and Operations

  • pr CEN/TS 13987-1 (2008) Identification card systems - Interoperable Citizen Services - User Related Information - Part 1: Definition of User Related Information and Implementation

CEN/TC 224/WG 6 - Man-Machine Interface
Convenor: Adam Balfour

  • CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card system - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices
  • EN 1332-1 Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 1: Design principles for the user interface
  • EN 1332-2 Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 2: Dimensions and location of a tactile identifier for ID-1 cards
  • EN 1332-3 Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 3: Keypads
  • EN 1332-4 Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 4: Coding of user requirements for people with special needs
  • EN 1332-5 Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 5: Symbols and icons

 

  • CWA 14174 (2004) Financial transactional IC card reader (FINREAD) Parts 1 -8

National Standards in Europe

Denmark

Dansk Standards

Kollegievej 6, DK-2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark.
Tel: +45 39 96 61 01; Fax: +45 39 96 61 02
Email: dansk.standard@ds.dk; Web: www.ds.dk

Committees and Working Groups:

DS/S-142/U-17 - Identifikations- og Kreditkort
Danish mirror group for CEN/TC 224

  • DS/CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card system - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices
  • DS/EN 1332-1 (1999) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 1: Design principles for the user interface
  • DS/EN 1332-2 (1998) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 2: Dimensions and location of a tactile identifier for ID1 cards
  • DS/EN 1332-5 (2006) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 5: Raised tactile symbols for differentiation of application on ID-1 cards

Germany

Deutsches Institut für Normung (German Institute for Standardization)

Burggrafenstrasse 6, 10787 Berlin, Germany.
Tel: +49 30 2601 0; Fax: +49 30 2601 1231
Email: postmaster@din.de; Web: www2.din.de

Committees and Working Groups:

NA 043 - Information Technology and Selected IT Applications
Contact: Dr. Stefan Weisgerber

  • DIN CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card systems - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices
  • DIN CEN/TS 15480-1 (2007) Identification card system - European citizen card - Part 1: Physical, electrical and transport protocol characteristics
  • DIN CEN/TS 15480-1 (2007) Identification card system - European citizen card - Part 2: Logical data structures and card services
  • DIN EN 1332-1/A1 (2005) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 1: Design principles for the user interface, symbols in the form of icons on screens and/or pictogram

Iceland

Icelandic Standards

Laugavegur 178, IS-105 Reykajavik, Iceland.
Tel: +354 52 07 150; Fax: +354 52 07 171
Web: www.stadlar.is

  • IST EN 1038 (1995) Identification card systems - Telecommunication applications - Integrated circuit(s) card payphone
  • IST EN 1332-1 (1999) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 1: Design principles for the user interface
  • IST EN 1332-2 (1998) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 2: Dimensions and location of a tactile identifier for ID-1 cards
  • IST EN 1332-3 (1999) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 3: Keypads
  • IST EN 1332-4 (1999) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 4: Coding of user requirements for people with special needs
  • IST EN 1332-5 (2006) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Part 5: Raised tactile symbols for differentiation of application on ID-1 cards

Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Glasnevin, IE-Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 807 38 00; Fax: +353 1 807 38 38
Email: nsai@nsai.ie; Web: www.nsai.ie

  • IS EN ISO/IEC 7810 (1997) Identification cards - Physical characteristics

Italy

Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione

Via Sannio, 2, IT-20137, Milano, Italy.
Tel: +39 02 70 02 41; Fax: +39 02 70 02 43 75
Email: uni@uni.com; Web: www.uni.com

Committees and Working Groups:

Documentation, automatic and multimedia information

  • UNI CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card systems - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices
  • UNI EN 1332-2 (2003) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Dimensions and location of a tactile identifier for ID-1 cards
  • UNI EN 1332-3 (1999) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Keypads
  • UNI EN 1332-4 (2000) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Coding of user requirements for people with special needs
  • UNI EN 1332-5 (2006) Identification card systems - Man-machine interface - Symbols and icons

Lithuania

Lithuanian Standards Board

T. Kosciuskos g.30., LT-01100 Vilnius, Lithuania.
Tel: +370 5 212 62 52; Fax: +370 5 212 62 52
Email: lstboard@lsd.lt; Web: alpha.lsd.lt/en

Committees and Working Groups:

TK 55 - Banking and Related Financial Services
Chairman: D. Grazenas
Secretary: V. Domkus

  • LST CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card system - Guidance on design for accessible card activated devices

Poland

Polski Komitet Normalizacyjny

Swietokrzyska 14, 00050 Warszawa, Poland.
Tel: +48 22 55 67 591; Fax: +48 22 55 67 786
Email: intdoc@pkn.pl
Web: www.pkn.pl

Committees and Working Groups:

ZIT TC 172 - Kart Identyfikacyjnych
Secretary: Boguslaw Muszynski

  • PKN-CEN/TS 15291 (2007) Identification card system - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices

Slovenia

Slovenian Institute for Standardization

Smartinska cesta 152, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Tel: +386 1 478 30 13; Fax: +386 1 478 30 94
Email: sist@sist.si; Web: www.sist.si

  • SIST-TS CEN/TS 15291 (2006) Identification card system - Guidance on design for accessible card-activated devices

Other National Standards

Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan.
Email: jisc@meti.go.jp; Web: www.jisc.go.jp

Committees and Working Groups:

X - Information Processing

  • JIS X 6310 (1996) Prepaid cards - General specification