The Nordic Payments Council (NPC) creates and manages Nordic schemes to facilitate payments within the Nordic countries. The main objective for the NPC is to contribute to harmonised payments in the Nordics.
The NPC is a non-profit member association combining four Nordic bankers’ associations, banks and payment institutions covered by the PSD2 directive.
The membership requirements are objective, non-discriminatory and proportionate.
Confirmation of Payee Scheme Rulebook 2023 published
In line with to NPC’s vision to harmonise payments in the Nordics and its role to support and promote the integration and development of Nordic payments, the NPC has drafted a Confirmation of Payee Scheme for use in the Nordics.
All documentation regarding the new scheme is published on this link.
Information meeting about the NPC and the NPC Schemes
NPC held an information meeting on March 23, 2023, you find the presentation by clicking on the link below:
Presentation NPC Information meeting, March 23
New NPC Rulebooks version 2023 has been published
New updated NPC Credit Transfer and Instant Credit Transfer Scheme Rulebooks version 2023 has was published on June 20, 2022 and updated versions of the Implementation Guidelines was published on July 11, 2022. The publication of new Rulebooks is a result of the public consultation held between November 1, 2021 and February 1, 2022. In addition, all NPC stakeholders and members were invited to submit rulebook change requests until the end of June 2021.
Public Consultation 2022 - Confirmation of Payee Scheme
This public consultation was performed by the NPC is regarding the NPC Confirmation of Payee Scheme Rulebook. The Public consultation period was open between April 25 and August 15, 2022. The outcome of the consultation was published during the autumn 2022. More details regarding the public consultation are found on this page.
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