Messages currently supported by Swiss financial institutions

The UN/EDIFACT data definition and regulations are successively being introduced as the norm for the electronic data exchange between Swiss financial institutions and their partners. The following acronyms are currently in use for electronic payments processes:

Message Meaning
PAYORD/PAYEXT Single payment order
PAYMUL Multiple payment order
DIRDEB Direct debit transaction (LSV/BAD)
DEBADV Single debit advice
DEBMUL Multiple debit transaction
CREADV/CREEXT Single credit advice
CREMUL Multiple credit advice
FINSTA Statement
BANSTA Acknowledgement at message level
CONTRL Technical confirmation Interchange