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SEPA Direct Debit Core public consultation

Anyone interested in the evolution of the Direct Debit Core () scheme had the opportunity to participate in the public consultation on the 2018 change requests from 13 March to 10 June 2018. 

The Rulebook 2018 Change Request Public Consultation Document webpage provides more details about how each stakeholder was able to take part in this public consultation.

The European Payments Council Single Euro Payments Area payment schemes are updated every two years to reflect market needs and the evolution of technical standards.

Read more about the evolution of the EPC SEPA schemes

Direct Debit Core scheme evolution calendar

  • Until 31 December 2017
    Call for change requests
  • Between 13 March and 10 June 2018
    Three-month public consultation
  • November 2018
    Publication of the next rulebook (entering into effect one year later)
Previous public consultation

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 stakeholder forums on these comments.

Read more about the comments received during the 2016 public consultation
Read more about the positions of the EPC stakeholder forums