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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.


On-going Public Consultation for NPC Payment Scheme Rulebooks

A public consultation on the change requests for the 2023 NPC Credit Transfer Rulebook and the 2023 NPC Instant Credit Transfer Rulebook is now open until February 1, 2022 to ensure that the payment schemes reflect the needs and evolution of the payment market, NPC’s members and their customers.

All NPC members and stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback on the suggested changes for the next versions of the NPC rulebooks.

More information found here.


Information meetings on the NPC and the NPC Schemes

The NPC held information meetings on October 25 and October 28. The meetings informed about the NPC and the Nordic payment schemes, etc.

The presentation shown at the meetings is found here. The next series of NPC information meetings will be held in March 2022.


On-going 2023 Change Management Cycle for NPC Payment Schemes

The NPC Payment Schemes, NPC Credit Transfer and Instant Credit Transfer Schemes, will be updated in November 2023.

More information found here.


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