2021 V1.0

SEPA Direct Debit Business-to-Business Scheme E-Mandate Service Implementation Guidelines 2021 version 1.0

These implementation guidelines ( ) set out the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) rules for implementing the e-Mandate Service ISO 20022 XML message standards based on version 1.0 of the 2021 SEPA Direct Debit Business-to-Business (SDD B2B) Rulebook, which takes effect on 21 November 2021.

XML Schema Definitions (XSDs) related to the aforementioned are also made available. (Note: XSD files can be opened via a text editor (e.g. Microsoft Notepad) or XML Schema editor).

Disclaimer: XSDs are not developed for ‘production’ purposes, they are to instantiate the business rules and restrictions contained in the implementation guidelines in a formal interchange format, sometimes referred to as Technical Validation Subsets (TVSs). Production instantiations should refer to the default ISO 20022 namespaces.

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