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Test Card Solutions

Test Card Kit PhotoTSYS is happy to provide a test card kit to its 3rd party developers to help them with their integration testing and certification process. If you have not recieved a test card kit from TSYS, please reach out to your Business Development Manager or Partner Development Manager, and we will be happy to assist.

Below is a table of all of the test cards available in our test card kit. These are the cards that would be required during your certification process, and these work in conjunction with our Test Processor.

Card Description Card Number Track Data Comments
MSR Credit 4012000033330026 %B4012000033330026^TEST CARD/GENIUS^191210054321000000000000000 150 A?
MSR Debit 5149612200000001 ;5149612200000001=25121200000000001?  
Gift 6033590009112245098 %B6033590009112245098^OPTICARD/OPT^64120000000000000?
Card number will be different in each test kit
Loyalty 6033590000987657038 %B6033590000987657038^OPTICARD/OPT^66100000000000000?
Card number will be different in each test kit
EBT 5076800001111112 %B5076800001111112^TEST CARD/EBT^251212000001A000?
FSA 4005100001234504 ;4005100001234504=19121011000012345678?  
EMV 4761739001010010 %B4761739001010010^VERIFONE/DEMO^20122010123456789?
MSR track data only; test kit will contain working chip card

Create Your Own Cards

Our 3rd party developers may also create their own test cards. TSYS is aware of a number of solutons available to create or obtain test cards. Below are a few of the options available in the event you wish to get started testing sooner. Card Writer/Readers are fairly affordable. To create test cards you simply need track data and a Card Writer/Reader with some blanks. 

Track Data

The card data in the above table may be useful for merchants and POS vendor who wish to create their own test cards.

Card Writer/Reader & Test Cards

Card Writer/Readers with blank cards can be obtained online for a reasonable price - typically, under $200 USD. The easiest place to get one of these devices is probably Search for Card reader writer and you should find a number of devices. They usually come with a very easy to use software that allows you to edit and author cards. Below is an example of one of these devices that TSYS has successfully used.

Purchasing EMV Test Cards

First Data has an option available to obtain EMV test cards from them for a modest cost. The following documents have instructions on who to contact to obtain EMV test cards, as well as what kind of cards are available for purchase. 

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