SEPA direct debits

Financial institutions that intend to participate in the SEPA Direct Debit Schemes must submit the following forms in Word format filled in, printed in color, and duly signed to the National Adherence Support Organisation CH/LI, c/o SIX Interbank Clearing Ltd, Operations Center, P.O. Box, CH-8021 Zurich:

SEPA Core Direct Debit Scheme adherence SEPA B2B Direct Debit Scheme adherence
A-1 Adherence Agreement B-1 Adherence Agreement
A-2 Schedule B-2 Schedule
A-3 Standard Legal Opinion B-3 Standard Legal Opinion

The signing of the contractual agreements requires that the financial institution participates in a SEPA-compatible Clearing- and Settlement Mechanism (CSM).

After formal checks of the documents supplied, SIX Interbank Clearing will forward the necessary documents to the EPC. The EPC will acknowledge their receipt and notify, in writing the individual financial institution whether the application is approved or refused.

The signing of the contractual agreements requires that the financial institution participates in a SEPA-compatible Clearing- and Settlement Mechanism (CSM).

After formal checks of the documents supplied, SIX Interbank Clearing will forward the necessary documents to the EPC. The EPC will acknowledge their receipt and notify, in writing the individual financial institution whether the application is approved or refused.



EBA Clearing's SEPA participants' directory

The EBA Clearing's register comprises the routing table with all addressable BICs of the SEPA participants. The access is password-protected (Extranet of SIX Interbank Clearing).

The routing table consists of the direct and indirect participant lists sent to all STEP2 Direct Participants to allow them to implement an automated handling of the information in their backoffice applications.