Swiss Payment Standards

The timetable for the further development of the SPS is usually as follows; deviations may occur.


September Submission of amendments
  Deadline for submission of change requests for the next SPS release (to be published in February of next year). At the same time, the deadline for submitting change requests for the next SPS release begins.
October Publication of planned amendments
  The amendments planned up to this point will be published and any feedback will be sought.
November End time for feedback on planned amendments
  Expiry of time period for feedback on planned amendments
February Publication of the annual SPS release
  The updated version of the documents will be published as annual release SPS SR20nn.
April Update of the SIX Validation Portal
  The SPS annual release definitions published in February can be tested on the SIX validation portal.
November Implementation by banks
  The SPS annual release definitions published in February are supported by the banks as of the SIC release date.