The evolution of Smart Cities is, in many ways, directly tied to the evolution of MIFARE, NXP’s leading brand for contactless solutions. Our MIFARE IC and cloud products support public transport, hospitality, loyalty, and micropayment installations worldwide.

These secure, scalable and flexible products support multiple form factors, from smart cards and tickets to mobiles and wearables.

Smart Cities run on MIFARE

  • 750+
    Powered cities worldwide
  • 1.2 B
    People have daily access to MIFARE
  • 12 B
    ICs shipped up to date
  • 1 K
    Partners within MIFARE Community

MIFARE Product Families


Multi-application ICs for scalable and reliable Smart City solutions

MIFARE Ultralight®

ICs for single-use tickets, replacing magstripe, barcode, and QR-code infrastructures


Ease the migration from MIFARE Classic installations to higher security levels

MIFARE Classic®

Fully compliant with ISO/IEC 14443 Type-A; available with 1 kB and 4 kB memory and 7 bytes or 4-byte identifiers

MIFARE® SAM for Reader Systems

Help secure your systems by enhancing cryptographic performance in devices


Cloud service solution to manage digitized MIFARE product-based credentials on mobiles and wearables

Experience MIFARE

MIFARE helps make everyday interactions more secure and convenient, independent of location and time.

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MIFARE Product Linecard

Select a product that better fits your needs using our MIFARE Product Linecard