PA-DSS v2 validated applications only acceptable for pre-existing deployments by 28. October 2016

As of October 28, 2016 applications validated against version 2.0 of PA-DSS are acceptable for pre-existing deployments only.

Applications which are purchased, installed or otherwise deployed after October 28, 2016 must be validated against version 3.0 or newer of PA-DSS.

The deployment notes on the PCI Council’s website for validated payment applications are updated accordingly, showing these applications as “acceptable only for pre-existing deployments” (see also