23 Apr 2014

ROMCARD – 20 YEARS OF EXISTENCE AND 10 YEARS OF 3DSECURE

Romcard SA, part of Provus group alongside Supercard and Provus, is proudly celebrating 20 years of existence and 10 years of implementing 3DSecure services in Romania.

ROMCARD means:
• First card processing center in Romania
• 20 YEARS of experience in card processing field
• Processing agreements with more than 15 banks.
• The only full 3DSecure (issuing/acquiring) certified entity in his region
• More than 850 distinct ecommerce terminals managed
• 12 million 3DSecure cards managed
• More than 1 million transactions per month in national switching scheme
• More than 50 million International transactions per year
• Switching capacity of about 8 transactions per second
• MasterCard – Member Service Provider
• Visa – Visanet Processor
• MasterCard and Visa Vendor Certification (Physical and Logical Security)
• VbV Certification
• EMV Certification (Issuing and Acquiring switching)
• Visa (Base I, Base II, SMS) and MasterCard direct connections
• FTP Services with international organisations
• SecureFTP Services with local customers

3DSECURE IN ROMANIA
• February 2003 – RomCard VbV launches offer based on 3D Secure 1.0.2 standard
• September 2003 – RomCard began implementing Issuing & Acquiring processes for 4 major banks
• December 2003 – RomCard project was declared Pilot Project by Visa CEMEA;
• February 2004 – All acquiring tests were successfully completed;
• March 2004 – All issuing test were successfully completed;
• 25 March 2004 – First e-commerce transaction in production;
• November 2010 – ADS (Activation During Shopping) available for issuing banks;
• December 2010 – ecommerce installments available for acquiring banks;
• September 2011 – 3DSecure recurring is available for merchants;
• 2013 – ecommerce integrator and e-wallet developed for acquiring banks;
• 2014 – One time password during development for issuing banks.

ROMCARD – 3DSecure in figures
Acquiring volume in 2013: 5,758,831 transactions – 220,575,923.32 EUR.
12 million Visa/MasterCard cards enrolled by the end of March 2014

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