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UL Smart Tachograph Card Personalization Validation Tool

Test the correctness and consistency of all personalization data in a Smart Tachograph card

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Verify the correct personalization of a Smart Tachograph card

The UL Smart Tachograph Card Personalization Validation Tool (PVT) is intended for Smart Tachograph Card manufacturers or personalisers, as well as OEMs or EU Member States who want to test and/or verify the correct personalization of a Smart Tachograph card.

It is very important to personalize the cards in the correct way. Data printed on the outside of the card and in the chip must be correct and consistent in order to verify reliable functioning of the Smart Tachograph card system and interoperability with Vehicle Units. The UL Smart Tachograph Card PVT makes sure that the personalization of Smart Tachograph cards is correct and complete.

The UL Smart Tachograph Card PVT is a test environment for testing the correctness and consistency of all personalization data in a Smart Tachograph card. It is intended for Card Issuing Authorities, to validate during personalization development that the personalization profile(s) developed for the different types of tachograph card are correct, and Card Personalizers, to verify that the personalization of produced cards is correct, for example by verifying the correct personalization of selected cards.