NFC Forum to Become the Certification Administrator

Effective October 6, 2015, at 11:59PM US Pacific Time, the NFC Forum will take on the role of Certification Administrator - replacing The Open Group.

The Open Group will continue to work with the NFC Forum for a limited period of time to complete any certification requests received prior to October 6th. The NFC Forum will be ready to accept new certification requests as of October 1st. More information may be found at Certification Announcements.

Please contact cert-admin@nfc-forum.org should you have any questions.


Welcome to the NFC Forum Certification Program website. This certification program provides device manufacturers with a means of establishing that their products conform to the NFC Forum's published specifications. The certification program, as launched in December 2010, includes testing for the lower level digital protocols, specifically tag operations, digital protocol, and activity specifications.

All of the documents you need to prepare for certification can be found in the Navigation Bar on the left. Please refer to the Certification Policy, the User's Guide, and the Frequently Asked Questions documents prior to beginning the process.

Logging In

To log in to the NFC Forum Certification System, enter your Open Group Username and Password and click Log in. If you do not have an Open Group Username and Password, click Create a new user account below.

After logging in, you can register your organization using the Organization ID assigned by the NFC Forum. Ask the NFC Forum primary contact in your organization for the Organization ID. The primary contact can find the Organization ID on their NFC Forum My Company page or request it from admin@nfc-forum.org. The Organization ID will only be sent to the primary contact.

After you register your organization, you can begin the process of certifying your implementations.

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk *.

This certification program is operated by The Open Group, a vendor-and technology-neutral Certification Administrator, on behalf of the NFC Forum. If you need additional help, please contact the Certification Administrator using the link at the bottom of the navigation bar.