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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.


Information meetings on the NPC and the NPC Schemes

NPC held information meetings on October 19 and 26 2022, the presentation from the meetings is found below. 

The next round of Information meetings will be held during spring 2023, more information will follow later on.


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 will be published during the autumn 2022. More details regarding the public consultation are found on this page.



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