NFC Forum certification is available for specific Certification Releases, which are defined in an NFC Forum Devices Requirements document. The NFC Forum Devices Requirements documents define the applicable versions of the Specifications which apply, and the detailed requirements that a conformant product must meet in order to be certified.
A product may be certified to any currently authorized release. Releases other than a currently authorized release will not be accepted for certification
New implementations may be certified to and NFC Forum Devices Requirements listed below up until the Expiry Date for that version.
Implementations certified to an NFC Forum Devices Requirements listed below remain certified, and such implementations may be updated and maintained. No new certifications to the terminated release are allowed.
|Version||Authorized for Use||Expiry Date|
|Devices Requirements v1.0||December 2010||December 23, 2012|
|Devices Requirements v1.1||July 2012||December 31, 2014|
|Devices Requirements v1.2||October 2012||June 30, 2015|
|Devices Requirements v1.3||January 2014||February 2018|
|Devices Requirements v1.4||September 2016||February 2018|
|Devices Requirements v1.5||December 2016||September, 2017|