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TAG Systems obtains VISA Letter of Approval for its Biometric Payment Card built on the Zwipe Pay platform




Zwipe AS

OSLO, NORWAY - 29 March 2022 - Tag Systems, a leading provider of payment cards (and part of the AUSTRIACARD Group) has obtained the Letter of Approval (LoA) from VISA that enables the production of certified biometric payment cards using the Zwipe Pay platform.

This development confirms that Zwipe's complete solution is ready for full scale production by Tag Systems for adoption by issuers globally. Zwipe obtained its VISA Letter of Approval (LoA) for its Zwipe Pay platform on 24 March 2022, enabling smart card manufacturers working with Zwipe to swiftly obtain VISA certification for their own biometric payment card designs.

We are pleased to see the second certification granted to our customers for biometric cards based on Zwipe Pay. On behalf of everyone at Zwipe, I would like to congratulate the team at Tag Systems and Austria Card Group on this achievement. We are ready to support your deployments,” said André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe.

About Zwipe

Zwipe believes the inherent uniqueness of every person is the key to a safer future. We work with great passion across networks of international organizations, industries & cultures to make convenience safe & secure. We are pioneering next-generation biometric card and wearables technology for both payment and physical & logical access control and ID solutions. We promise our customers and partners deep insight and frictionless solutions, ensuring a seamless user experience with our innovative biometric products and services. Zwipe is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with a global presence. To learn more, visit

For further information please contact: André Løvestam, CEO, +47 93 43 69 52