As of today, the Principality of Andorra and the Vatican City State / the Holy See are part of the geographical scope of the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) payment schemes.
From now on, the geographical scope of the
payment schemes consists of the following 36 countries: the 28
Member States plus Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, the Principality of Andorra and the Vatican City State/the Holy See.
As a result, all existing European Payments Council ( ) scheme participants should be able to send or to receive Credit Transfer ( ), Instant Credit Transfer ( ) and Direct Debit ( ) transactions to and from , and scheme participants from the Principality of Andorra and the Vatican City State/the Holy See as and when their financial institutions will adhere to these schemes.
The press release, the updated map as well as duly amended List of Scheme countries are made available on our website (see ‘related documents).
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