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Python package for working with payment card systems

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Cardutil is a python package for working with payment card systems including command line tools for working with Mastercard IPM files. Pypi download Documentation Status


  • ISO8583 message parsing
  • Mastercard IPM file reader/writer/encoder
  • Check digit calculator
  • Encrypted pin block generator
  • Visa PVV calculator


Install and update using pip:

pip install -U cardutil


  • Supports python 3.6 and later.
  • Pythonic programmer interfaces
  • Core library has zero package dependencies.
  • Low memory usage
  • Download from pypi
  • Documentation available at readthedocs
  • Source hosted at Bitbucket


The python hexdump library is embedded in this package. Many thank to Anatoly Techtonik <> This library is a life saver for debugging issues with binary data. Available at Pypi:hexdump.

The iso8583 module in cardutil was inspired by the work of Igor V. Custodio from his original ISO8583 parser. Available at Pypi:ISO8583-Module.

Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

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