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SEPA Direct Debits

To pay overseas clients regularly, SEPA Direct Debits are an easy and efficient solution. You can make direct debit payments in Euros to all Single European Payment Area (SEPA) countries – all European Union member states plus Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Monaco and San Marino.

There are two SEPA Direct Debit schemes:

  • Core scheme – where the payer can be a consumer or a business.
  • Business to Business (B2B) scheme - Debtor must be a business and not a consumer or micro-enterprise.*

Why use SEPA Direct Debits?

  • A quick and convenient way to make repeat Euro payments.
  • You know that the beneficiary will receive the full payment, on time.
  • A single tool for making multiple payments across most of Europe.
  • Payments can be debited to a current account denominated in Sterling or in Euros.

* Micro Enterprise: An enterprise which employs fewer than 10 persons and its annual turnover and/or annual balance sheet total does not exceed 2 million euro.

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