What You Need to Know
About EV Charging Compliance

The landscape is changing for how EV chargers collect payments, in ways that impact drivers, operators, and manufacturers alike. Charge to Charge is here to help you navigate these imminent compliance requirements, providing payment solutions that are secure, transparent, and easy to use.

Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Landscape

Charge to Charge continuously monitors the latest state, national and international regulations governing electric vehicle charging stations and payment systems. Our team works diligently to ensure our services remain compliant with all applicable standards and equip our partners with the tools and knowledge needed to operate within regulations. By partnering with Charge to Charge, operators can be confident that they are meeting their regulatory obligations and providing a safe and reliable charging experience for their customers.

Protecting Customer Information and Privacy

Moreso than ever, data protection and privacy are essential components of compliance. Charge to Charge is dedicated to safeguarding customer information and maintaining the highest level of data security. The selected payment devices are validated to meet the requirements set forth by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). The Charge to Charge solution adheres to stringent data protection regulations and implements advanced encryption and security measures to protect customer data from unauthorized access and potential threats.

State Regulations Relieve Payment-Anxiety

Recent state regulations put forth by states leading in EV adoption, like California, state that EV Charger must offer drivers a way to pay for a charge without a requirement subscription or membership. By January 2023 all AC and DC EVSE that require a fee to dispense energy shall provide the following payment options:

Embracing Security, Convenience, and Compatibility

Charge to Charge solutions offer enhanced security and convenience, as well as increased compatibility across a range of charging systems, leading to a seamless and hassle-free experience for drivers. By diversifying the types types of payment acceptance, operators can simplify the charging process and save time, making it more appealing for drivers to choose electric vehicles as their primary mode of transportation. PCI-DSS compliant EMV contact and contacless payment devices also help reduce the risk of card skimming and other fraudulent activities, ensuring a secure and safe experience for all users.

Hardware selected by Charge to Charge are Secure Reading and Exchange of Data (SRED) compliant, giving operators the piece of mind that if the device is tampered with, the device detects the tampering and wipes the sensitive information from the device. This technology protects the operator and the cardholder from fraud.


Our secure, compliant solutions are compatible with all major card companies

Meet your customers where they’re at with a comprehensive payment solution for EV chargers and kiosks. Don’t let card provider lock-in cause you to lose business or inconvenience your customers. 

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