American Express

American Express is an American multinational financial services corporation linking issuing and acquiring banks through its own network.

The company processes millions of transactions daily through its own network which links issuing and acquiring banks. American Express has set a number of standards that card issuers and terminal acquirers need to adhere to if they wish to issue cards or accept cards bearing the American Express logo. 

Who needs American Express compliance?

Card vendors, card issuers, terminal vendors and acquirers need to comply with specifications mandated by American Express if they wish to issue or accept American Express cards. 

What can UL do for me?

Any card or terminal needs to be tested thoroughly prior to launch to the market. UL can provide test tools for self-testing, and can also perform compliance & interoperability services on your behalf.