BS ISO/IEC 7816-4:2020 - Identification cards. Integrated circuit cards. Organization, security and commands for interchange

BS ISO/IEC 7816-4:2020

Identification cards. Integrated circuit cards. Organization, security and commands for interchange

Status : Current   Published : June 2020



This document is intended to be used in any sector of activity. It specifies:

  1. contents of command-response pairs exchanged at the interface,

  2. means of retrieval of data elements and data objects in the card,

  3. structures and contents of historical bytes to describe operating characteristics of the card,

  4. structures for applications and data in the card, as seen at the interface when processing commands,

  5. access methods to files and data in the card,

  6. a security architecture defining access rights to files and data in the card,

  7. means and mechanisms for identifying and addressing applications in the card,

  8. methods for secure messaging,

  9. access methods to the algorithms processed by the card. It does not describe these algorithms.

It does not cover the internal implementation within the card or the outside world.

This document is independent from the physical interface technology. It applies to cards accessed by one or more of the following methods: contacts, close coupling and radio frequency. If the card supports simultaneous use of more than one physical interface, the relationship between what happens on different physical interfaces is out of the scope of this document.

Standard NumberBS ISO/IEC 7816-4:2020
TitleIdentification cards. Integrated circuit cards. Organization, security and commands for interchange
Publication Date03 June 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO/IEC 8825-1, ISO/IEC 7816-6, ISO/IEC 7816-3
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/IEC 10536 (all parts), ISO/IEC 7816 (all parts), ISO/IEC 24727 (all parts), ISO/IEC 9796 (all parts), IETF RFC 1738, EN 419212 (all parts), ISO/IEC/TR 9577, ISO/IEC 29192-4, ISO/IEC 9797 (all parts), ISO/IEC 15693 (all parts), ISO/IEC 10118 (all parts), ISO/IEC 18092, ISO/IEC 9798 (all parts), ISO/IEC 18013-3, ISO/IEC 11770 (all parts), ISO/IEC 18033 (all parts), ISO/IEC 10646, ISO/IEC 18328 (all parts), IETF RFC 2396, ISO/IEC 7812-1, ISO/IEC 14443 (all parts), ISO 3166-1, ISO/IEC 10116, ISO/IEC 14888 (all parts)
ReplacesBS ISO/IEC 7816-4:2013+A2:2018
International RelationshipsISO/IEC 7816-4:2020
Draft Superseded By19/30386791 DC
DescriptorsIdentity cards, Information exchange, Data processing, Coding (data conversion), Data codes, Integrated circuits, Machine-readable materials, Identification methods, Data security, Data transfer, Access control (data), Data organization, Data handling (software), Integrated circuit cards, Interfaces (data processing)
Title in FrenchCartes d'identification. Cartes à circuit intégré Organisation, sécurité et commandes pour les échanges
ISBN978 0 539 02969 7
File Size11.24 MB

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