Early 2019 Instant Payments are being introduced in the Netherlands. As from that moment participating payment service providers will offer Instant Payments to their customers.
This launch has been carefully prepared with extensive design, building and interbank testing. As soon as the roll-out commences, more and more customers will be experiencing Instant Payments and this may lead to quick growth in transaction volume.
As business customer and recipient of payments, keep in mind that incoming Instant Payments will be booked immediately, 24/7 visible on the bank account. Customers are likely to expect that it is known they have already paid. Be prepared and inform the service desk.
To capitalize as business customer from the benefits of Instant Payments, please contact your bank. They will also be able to inform on to how recognize an Instant Payment in the reporting.