Reference documents

User detailed functional specifications 
(TIPS UDFS, CRDM UDFS, ESMIG 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.


You can find information about future releases under:

User handbooks 
(TIPS UHB, CRDM UHB, MPL UHB)

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

Please note that the documents on CRDM and ESMIG already include descriptions regarding T2 and T2S which will only become valid after the go-live of the consolidation project. The content concerning TIPS applies irrespective of this.

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.