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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.


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 performed by the NPC is regarding the NPC Confirmation of Payee Scheme Rulebook. The Public consultation period will be open between April 25 and August 15, 2022.

More details regarding the public consultation and how to provide feedback, are found on this page.


NPC General Assembly 2022

NPC General Assembly 2022 was held on June 9 at 9-10:30 CET. Information has been sent out to all members.


Information meetings on the NPC and the NPC Schemes

The presentation from the NPC information meetings held on March 29 and 31 is found here:




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