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.
scheme evolution calendar
The call for change requests for the Credit Transfer, Direct Debit Core, Business-to-Business, and Instant Credit Transfer scheme rulebooks ended on 31 December 2017. Any stakeholder interested can submit their change requests by using this template. These change requests will then be considered for the next change-management process cycle (in 2020).
- 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)