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PSD2 - Useful Information

The 2nd Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which was transposed into Greek legislation by Law 4537/2018, constitutes the next step towards European integration in the area of payments.

In this section, you can find announcements and information concerning the implementation of PSD2 in Greece.

Greek Institutions’ National Identification Νumber for PSD2 purposes

The National Identification Number for PSD2 purposes for Greek Payment institutions, E-money Institutions and Credit Institutions, used in both national and EBA registries, is the TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (Τ.Ι.Ν.).

26.8.2019 Announcement: The Bank of Greece will provide a phase-in period for compliance with the strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/389 in card e-commerce transactions

08.08.2019 PSD2 ΕΒΑ register: Specification of the data properties of the JSON file with the content of the EBA PSD2 Register

07.08.2019 PSD2 eIDAS certificates: National identification codes to be used by qualified trust service providers for identification of competent authorities in an eIDAS certificate for PSD2 purposes

07.08.2019 ΕBA registers: Type of identification numbers used in the EBA PSD2 Register and the EBA Credit Institutions Register

07.08.2019 PSD2 eIDAS certificates: List of email addresses of the national competent authorities that will follow the process for requesting revocation of eIDAS certificates as set out in the EBA Opinion on the use of eIDAS certificates (EBA-OP-2018-7).

21.6.2019 SCA: Opinion of the European Banking Authority on the elements of strong customer authentication under PSD2

PSD2: Links to production APIs of Greek account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs), June 2019

PSD2: Links to API sandboxes of Greek account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs)

PSD2: Timeline for the evaluation of the account servicing payment service providers’ applications for an exemption from contingency measures (Article 33(6) Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/389)