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Contributing to the future of payments in Europe

The EPC focuses on the harmonisation of electronic methods of payments in SEPA.

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15 July 24

Adyen joins the EPC: a new member's perspective

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council.In an era defined by rapid digital transformation, Adyen is a pioneering force in the financial technology landscape. Mats van Rijn, Senior Product Manager at Adyen, share

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SEPA INSTANT CREDIT TRANSFER SCHEME

0 payment service providers
have already joined the scheme:
0% of European PSPs and over 0% of PSPs in the euro area.

ESTIMATED SHARE OF SCT INST VOLUMES IN
TOTAL CT* VOLUMES

* SCT + SCT Inst.
SPAIN NUMBER NORWAY NUMBER FINLAND NUMBER ESTONIA NUMBER SWEDEN NUMBER LATVIA NUMBER BELARUS NUMBER LITHUANIA NUMBER GERMANY NUMBER POLAND NUMBER ICELAND NUMBER DENMARK NUMBER UNITED KINGDOM NUMBER IRELAND NUMBER NETHERLANDS NUMBER SWITZERLAND NUMBER LUXEMBOURG NUMBER BELGIUM NUMBER SPAIN NUMBER PORTUGAL NUMBER FRANCE NUMBER LICHTENSTEIN NUMBER ITALY NUMBER UKRAINE NUMBER SAN MARINO NUMBER MONACO NUMBER MOLDOVA NUMBER TURKEY NUMBER ROMANIA NUMBER BULGARIA NUMBER GREECE NUMBER BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINIA NUMBER SERBIA NUMBER HUNGARY NUMBER SLOVAKIA NUMBER SLOVENIA NUMBER CROATIA NUMBER AUSTRIA NUMBER CZECH REPUBLIC NUMBER MALTA NUMBER CYPRUS NUMBER VATICAN NUMBER ANDORRA NUMBER
from
12
COUNTRIES
At least 1 SCT Inst participant and a majority of payment accounts in the country
At least 1 SCT Inst participant but no majority of payment accounts in the country
No SCT Inst scheme participants in the country
*SCT Inst scheme largely enumerates those having the most significant volumes in their countries.


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Now is the time to join SCT Inst - a major advance for European payments

Since its launch in November 2017, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme has grown significantly. Find out more information about the latest SCT Inst achievements.
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All eligible PSPs are encouraged to rapidly join it for the benefit of their customers and to help achieve the broadest coverage as soon as possible!
Want to board the instant payments train? Read more here.

POLL
September 2023

In your opinion, which type of approach in international cross-border payments will see the largest growth in adoption over the coming 10 years?

  • Closed-loop solutions (3%)
  • Correspondent banking (5%)
  • Bilateral or multilateral interlinking arrangements (e.g. Nexus) (20%)
  • Peer-to-Peer platforms (e.g. based on blockchain / DLT) (18%)
  • Scheme-based solutions (e.g. One-Leg Out Instant Credit Transfer [OCT Inst] scheme) (53%)
  • Other (2%)

About SEPA


 

529+
million citizens

184
billion electronic payments per year

36
European countries

50
billion SCT + SDD received transactions in 2022, Euro area1

1Data released by the European Central Bank in 2024. Numbers include transactions based on domestic schemes.