Today the European Payments Council ( ) published version 1.0 of the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) Request-to-Pay ( ) Implementation Guidelines ( ).
These set out the rules for implementing the relevant ISO 20022 XML message standards based on version 1.0 of the scheme rulebook, which takes effect on 15 June 2021. Also, an overview of the functional messages based on the process steps and datasets as described in the rulebook and including the corresponding ISO 20022 XML message standards can be found in the annex to the .
XML Schema Definitions (XSDs) related to the aforementioned will be made available by the end of February 2021.
The plans to publish a second version of the scheme rulebook and related by end-November 2021. It should be noted that these documents will support more elaborate functionalities.
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