ABCorp CCS launches Instant Issuance with MULTOS EMV cards

ABCorp CCS launches Instant Issuance with MULTOS EMV cards

Posted on 15 August, 2017 in Category

London, UK – 15th August 2017 – The MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications, announced today that ABCorp™ CCS has recently launched an innovative instant issuance software offering for EMV cards supporting MULTOS products. The new web-based Evolve Instant Issuance™ solution, is delivered through the Custom Card Systems, Inc. (“ABCorp CCS”) division of ABCorp, and offers high quality, secure cards personalized on the spot, or in conjunction with centrally-based issuance.

The growing demand for convenience from today’s consumers is driving financial issuers to enhance their offerings. ABCorp CCS is a pioneer in supporting this market, first providing fast turnaround of small quantities of high quality cards, and now expanding to offer secure card technology for end-to-end solutions for instant issuance of debit, credit and pre-paid cards, and secure provisioning of EMV data through its secure data centre.

Jim Ellis, CEO of ABCorp CCS, says “With a wealth of experience and proven track record of numerous successful instant issuance programmes to date, we believe that incorporating MULTOS’ highly secure, robust technology will significantly enhance our financial instant issuance solutions ensuring that we continue to offer superior solutions within this growing marketplace.”

Paul Wilson, Commercial Manager of the MULTOS Consortium, comments “This is a great example of innovation being applied to benefit consumers. The ABCorp CCS solution leverages the high quality MULTOS technology to deliver a sophisticated instant issuance solution to their customers, servicing the consumer trend for instant and on-demand services. With their extensive experience in financial service application provisioning and their growing MULTOS business, we are proud to have ABCorp CCS as a member of the MULTOS consortium.”


About ABCorp:
ABCorp pioneered the concept of secure transactions in 1795 when it assisted the newly formed United States and Bank of the United States to produce counterfeit-resistant currency. Over the past 220+ years ABCorp has produced products and solutions for countless governments, corporations and not-for-profit organizations for the secure access, credentials (ID) and payments sectors. Products and solutions include passports, national IDs, driver’s licenses, vital records, stock and bond certificates, checks, payment cards, processing systems, inventory management and logistics, document solutions including customer journey enhancement and payment solutions, among others. For further information, visit

Contact: Jim Ellis

MULTOS is the most robust, industry-backed high security smart card platform, delivering simplicity and innovation to the world’s leading card and e-passport issuers. With a figure in excess of 1 billion issued smart cards and smart devices across 50 countries, thousands of issuers, including national governments, banks, corporate enterprises and transit authorities have taken advantage of the high security, multi-application platform for their deployment programmes. A wide range of applications including EMV payment, contactless payment, authentication, digital identity, biometrics, loyalty and mass-transit ticketing, and connected smart devices may be implemented, and co-reside, using a MULTOS powered chip. For further information, visit

Contact: Natsuko Callan

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