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The Voice of Payment Institutions across Europe

Mission Statement


The mission of EPIF is to:

  • Focus on the customer, by promoting security, access, competition and innovation in the European payment sector.
  • Communicate and educate on the role of the payment institutions industry in the economy.
  • Develop and shape the business conditions and best practice of the payment institutions sector.
  • Ensure that its members can have fair and proportionate access to the relevant EU regulatory discussions and EU industry wide standard setting fora. Act as a neutral platform to ensure that its members are systematically informed of EU deliberations and decision-making relevant to their business.
  • Provide a unifying and impartial mechanism for its members to discuss, and comment on regulatory proposals and to provide input to EU institutions.
  • Where appropriate, advance the overall regulatory and political objectives of the payment institutions sector.