All stakeholders are invited to contribute towards shaping the future version of the Direct Debit Business-to-Business () scheme by submitting change requests for the latest version published. A formal public consultation will then be organised.
The SEPA payment schemes are updated every two years to reflect market needs and the evolution of technical standards.
Scheme evolution calendar
- Until 31 December 2017
Call for change requests
- Between April and July 2018
Three month public consultation
- November 2018
Publication of the next rulebook (entering into effect one year later)
The first step of the scheme evolution process organised by the is currently open. Stakeholders are invited to have their say on the future of the SDD B2B scheme and to submit change requests by 31 December 2017 using the template below.
To request changes to the scheme, please base suggestions on the last published SDD B2B rulebook and Implementation Guidelines (), i.e. the 2017 versions.
To ensure that these change requests are broadly supported by stakeholders, they will be subject to a public consultation organised by the EPC in 2018.
The previous three-month public consultation took place between April and July 2016 and resulted in the publication of the 2017 rulebook and version 1.0 in November 2016.
In line with its commitment to transparency, the publishes all comments received during the public consultation, as well as the position of the EPC stakeholder forums on these comments.