Harmonization of payment transactionsThe journey into the new world of payment transactions
The harmonization of payment transactions in Switzerland is a scheme being undertaken by the entire Swiss financial center. PostFinance is making an active contribution to shaping the future of payment transactions. The aim is to systematically plan the transition to the new world of payment transactions and ensure that the changeover runs smoothly for you. PostFinance will accompany you on the way to the following goal: from 2016 until the end of 2017 we will offer a parallel phase during which you can gradually switch to the new formats.
What it’s all about
27 April 2017
The financial center presents the new QR billAs of January 2019, the QR bill will replace the current orange and red Swiss inpayment slips. The Swiss financial center has today announced the technical specifications of the new solution. This has paved the way for the new solution to be connected to banks and software companies.
30 March 2017
Harmonization of payment transactions and new QR billAt a press conference on 30 March, the Swiss financial center provided information about the switch to ISO 20022 and the new QR bill. The QR bill will replace all inpayment slips from 2019. PostFinance will complete the migration to ISO 20022 at all its customers by the end of 2017 at the latest.