Overview#

Token Service Provider (TSP) typical use is simply as a provider of Tokens.

A process that provides a Token to another party.

Token Service Provider is a Provider of services

Some uses have more specific definitions.

OAuth 2.0#

In OAuth 2.0 based systems, the Authorization Server is a provider of Tokens

EMVCo Tokenization#

When speaking about EMVCo Tokenization, the Token Service Provider or TSP is an entity within the payments ecosystem that is able to provide registered Token Requestors – for example the Merchants holding the card credentials – with 'surrogate PAN values such as Dynamic/Alternate PANs, also known as Payment Tokens.

In EMVCo Tokenization Token Service Provider can be a wholly independent party from the Payment Network or the Card Issuer themselves.

In EMVCo Tokenization Token Service Provider is a Provider of services

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