Steps to Certification

Prepare

 

Prepare your products by doing your homework.

Requirements
Know what features are required. The NFC Forum Device Requirements defines the features of the NFC Forum specifications that must be implemented by a device to be eligible to be awarded the NFC Forum Certification Mark.
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Rules
Know the rules you must follow in order to successfully complete certification. The NFC Forum Certification Policy outlines what can be certified and what it means to be certified. The document includes the in-depth process for achieving and maintaining NFC Forum Certification.
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Development
Decide which Certification Release you are going to develop and test for your implementation.
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Test

 

Verify your product conforms to the standards.

Select
Select an NFC Forum Authorized Test Laboratory to test your implementation.
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Test
Complete the Implementation Conformance Statement.

Collate
Assemble the package of certification documents such as the Implementation Conformance Statement, the Implementation Test Plan, the Summary Test Report and any other relevant document needed to apply for certification.

Information for GCF Recognized Testing Organizations (RTOs)

Report

 

Apply to have your product certified.

Fees
Understand the Certification fees for certifying a new or secondary product.
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Agreements
Understand the required legal agreements.
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Apply
To apply for certification, click on the link below to fill out the on-line web form. Apply for Certification >

Compliance Program Overview

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