In an increasingly digital world, technology and consumer needs change rapidly. The regularly updates its schemes in order to adapt and remain at the forefront of payments technology.
The payment schemes are updated every two years to reflect market needs and evolutions in the technical standards developed by international standards bodies, such as the International Organization for Standardization. This evolution is guided through a transparent change-management process, open to all stakeholders:
In line with its commitment to transparency, the publishes its position on each change request after the public consultation comment received during the public consultation, so that all stakeholders know why their change requests propositions were taken forward or set aside.
payment scheme evolution calendar
The call for change requests for the Credit Transfer, Instant Credit Transfer, Direct Debit ( ) Core and the Business-to-Business scheme rulebooks for the 2022 change management process cycle ended on 30 June 2021.
Any stakeholder interested can submit their change requests by using this template. These change requests will then be considered for the 2024 change management process cycle.
- Until 30 June 2021
Call for change requests (now closed)
- 13 September to 11 December 2021 closing at 17h00 CET
Three-month public consultation
- May 2022
Publication of the next rulebook (entering into effect in November 2023)