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SEPA Direct Debit Business-to-Business public consultation

The payment schemes are updated every two years in order to reflect the market needs and the evolution of technical standards..

Current public consultation

Anyone interested in the evolution of the scheme can participate in the public consultation on the 2022 change requests from 13 September to 11 December 2021 closing at 17h00 CET.  

The SDD B2B Scheme Rulebook - Public Consultation Document on 2022 Change Requests provides more details about how each stakeholder can take part in this public consultation.

Read more about the evolution of the EPC SEPA payment schemes 

Previous public consultation

A scheme rulebook change management cycle had been organised throughout 2020 and ended with the publication of the 2021  and  rulebooks on 26 November 2020. 

In line with its commitment to transparency, the published 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 2020 public consultation 

Read more about the positions of the EPC stakeholder forums

Next payment scheme rulebook change management cycle

The next payment scheme rulebook change management cycle will take place in 2024. Stakeholders are invited to submit change requests to the and rulebooks by 31 December 2023 by completing a dedicated template. The received change requests will be considered for the rulebook versions and associated implementation guidelines to be published in November 2024 to take effect in November 2025.