March 02, 2017

Q-Card Achieves AMEX Enabled Accreditation for Level 1 Contactless Card (ID1)

Q-Card is now able to provide level 1 contactless testing of American Express payment products. This accreditation is in addition to Q-Card’s AMEX Enabled accreditation for physical card testing.

“Achieving this accreditation is an important part of our continuing support of American Express products and its product providers,” said Jeff Myers, director of sales and marketing for Q-Card. “This accreditation allows Q-Card to provide yet another valuable service to our clients in the payment card market.”

About Q-Card

Q‐Card, operating in the U.S. since 1999, is a globally recognized laboratory and one of the most trusted names in the payments and ID markets. The company has expertise in chip cards, NFC, mobile, readers and magstripe technologies used in a wide range of applications including ATM, payments, access control, transit and identity. Q‐Card is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is also an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and EMVCo accredited lab.

Q‐Card’s services include third party card, mobile, wearables and ticket testing, EMV certification and debugging testing, Brand testing and certification, card reader testing and onsite consulting for the payments and ID markets. Our laboratory performs card durability, EMV, ISO, ANSI, AMMVA, CQM and FIPS testing. Q-Card also provides test equipment, fixtures and accessories for quality labs, R&D and production. For more information, visit http://www.q‐

About AMEX Enabled 

AMEX Enabled is an accreditation that signifies a product or service is approved for use on the American Express Global Network based on meeting American Express specifications, security and compliance requirements.

The AMEX Enabled Program is a convenient way for companies to get the information they need to develop a product or service that is compatible with the American Express Network. Once a company’s product/service is fully certified with American Express, it is eligible to use the AMEX Enabled mark.

AMEX Enabled products are listed on, allowing issuers (financial institutions that provide cards to consumers) and acquirers (financial institutions that enable merchants to accept payments) to confidently select technology that is compatible with the American Express Global Network.

* AMEX Enabled accreditation identifies third-party products or services that meet American Express requirements. See for more details. Any listing, designation, approval or certification by American Express does not constitute a guarantee, endorsement, or warranty of a third-party’s product, service or performance. Products or services will require certification in order to be allowed for use by an issuer, acquirer or provider on the American Express Global Network.