The European Payments Council ( ) welcomes the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man (known as the ‘British Crown Dependencies’) into the geographical scope of the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) schemes.
Their inclusion among the scheme countries and territories was announced in February and will take effect on 1 May 2016. Payment service providers of these territories, as well as existing scheme participants and other technical players, therefore benefit from a three-month period to adapt their systems and be ready to send or receive direct debits and credits transfers as of 1 May 2016.
Click here to read the list of countries and territories using the schemes.
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