Reference documents

User detailed functional specifications

TIPS UDFS, CRDM UDFS, ESMIG UDFS, BILL UDFS, MPL UDFS

These user detailed functional specifications aim to provide TIPS users with the detailed functional and technical information they need to settle instant payments via TIPS. The current version, and the relevant XML schemas as ZIP files, are available under the link below. These files are designed to help the developers and to provide them with support in validating the messages.

External link

For professional use Further information on pan-European reachability


Valid from 21 November 2022

TARGET Instant Payment Settlement – User Detailed Functional Specifications (TIPS UDFS) Version 5.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022
TIPS Schema files Version 5.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022
TIPS Sample files Version 5.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022
Common Reference Data Management – User Detailed Functional Specifications (CRDM UDFS) Version 2.4.1, valid from 21 November 2022
Eurosystem Single Market Infrastructure Gateway – User Detailed Functional Specifications (ESMIG UDFS) Version 2.4.1, valid from 21 November 2022
Billing common component – User Detailed Functional Specifications (BILL UDFS) Version 2.4.1, valid from 21 November 2022
Mobile Proxy Lookup – User Detailed Functional Specifications (MPL UDFS) Version 2.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022
MPL Schema files Version 2.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022
MPL Sample files Version 2.0.1, valid from 21 November 2022


Valid from 23 May 2022

TARGET Instant Payment Settlement – User Detailed Functional Specifications (TIPS UDFS) Version 4.1.1, valid from 23 May 2022
TIPS Schema files Version 4.1.1, valid from 23 May 2022
TIPS Sample files Version 4.1.1, valid from 23 May 2022
Common Reference Data Management – User Detailed Functional Specifications (CRDM UDFS) Version 2.3.1, valid from 23 May 2022
Eurosystem Single Market Infrastructure Gateway – User Detailed Functional Specifications (ESMIG UDFS) Version 2.3.1, valid from 23 May 2022
Billing common component – User Detailed Functional Specifications (BILL UDFS) Version 2.3.1, valid from 23 May 2022
Mobile Proxy Lookup – User Detailed Functional Specifications (MPL UDFS) Version 1.1.1, valid from 23 May 2022
MPL Schema Files Version 1.1.1 valid from 23 May 2022
MPL Sample Files Version 1.1.1 valid from 23 May 2022


Information on upcoming releases 

Customer tests / Releases


User handbooks

TIPS UHB, CRDM UHB, BILL UHB

These documents provide guidance on using the graphical user interfaces of TIPS, CRDM and BILL.

Valid from 21 November 2022

TARGET Instant Payment Settlement – User Handbook (TIPS UHB) Version 5.0.1
Common Reference Data Management – User Handbook (CRDM UHB) Version 2.2.1
Billing – User Handbook (BILL UHB) Version 2.2.1


Valid from 23 Mai 2022

TARGET Instant Payment Settlement – User Handbook (TIPS UHB) Version 4.1.1
Common Reference Data Management – User Handbook (CRDM UHB) Version 2.1.1
Billing – User Handbook (BILL UHB) Version 2.1.1


Onboarding Guide

This document outlines the steps towards participation in the TIPS production environment. It refers to other relevant documents for further details.

Connectivity

The TARGET Services Connectivity Guide describes in general terms the connectivity to the Eurosystem Single Market Infrastructure Gateway (ESMIG). The ESMIG provides a single ac-cess point for directly connected actors to access TARGET Services. Access to the ESMIG is provided by the two Network Service Providers (NSP) selected by the Eurosystem, which are SIA-COLT and SWIFT

You can find the documents on ESMIG connection in the TARGET2/T2S Consolidation area of this website.