American Express ExpressPay Terminal Type Approval

American Express recognizes UL test facilities for supporting its Terminal Level 2 Type Approval program and certify terminal products implementing ExpressPay payment applications.


The scope of this American Express type approval program is the evaluation of the level 2 testing requirements that must be properly implemented by terminal vendors developing payment application in accordance with American Express ExpressPay terminal specification.

This certification process allows American Express and their partner terminal vendors to gain the required level of confidence that their products complies with ExpressPay requirements and will be interoperable when deployed in the market.

American Express officially recognizes ExpressPay third party test laboratories, like UL, that vendors can engage with and where the applicable tests will be carried out

Services Include

American Express Level 2 Functional debug and type approval services for contactless payment terminal devices

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