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E-Business Suite R11i/R12: European Union: FAQs for Single European Payments (SEPA) (Doc ID 791226.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Payments - Version to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Oracle Payables - Version to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Oracle Receivables - Version to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document addresses some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about SEPA -- Single European Payments Area functionality in 11i and R12 of the E-Business Suite.


Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 SEPA Information Portal
 1. What is SEPA?
 2. Where can I find information and patches required for SEPA for 11i?
 3. Where can I find information and patches required for SEPA for R12?
 4. Will SEPA functionality be available in 11.5.9?
 5. Which versions of the SEPA rule book does the SEPA implementation for 11i and R12 follow?
 6. What formats are available as our bank is unable to obtain the appropriate format?
 7. Does EBS support the interbank format called PACS?
 8. What SEPA functionality is currently available? 
 9.  What SEPA Core Direct Debits functionality is available to EBS Customers?
 10. What EPC and ISO documents did Oracle follow for the SEPA Initiative?
 11.  Why do I receive 'FRM-40202 Field Must Be Entered' in 11.5.10?
 12.  Why do payments that have been removed show up on the remittance information?
 13. When I select the view output, I get the message "File does not begin with %PDF...."
 14. What is the Bank Charges Bearer?
 15. Where can I obtain a copy of the XML payments output?
 16. Where can I locate the output file for my SEPA payment batch?
 17. Where is the file name for the file which is being generated after applying the XSL Transformation?
 18. What are the SEPA setup steps?
 19. How do I convert the BBAN codes in my system to IBAN? Can I mass update Supplier Bank Details with the IBAN?
 20. 11i: When I make quick payments, the payment document gets locked and error APP-SQLAP-10380 is received?
 21. 11i: SEPA Xml Output: The <Pstcd> Tag has the wrong value from Vendor Site Info.
 22. Is there a ISO 20022 Payment File Format for Cross Border payments, non-EUR currency, or non
Euro Zone (i.e. US and APAC regions)?
 23. There is no MIXD option in the Grouping Mode LOV on the Payment Format screen, and the bank requires it?
 24. I receive an AP_PAYMENT_PROCESSOR error: PLS-00302: component 'DEFAULT_OUTPUT_TYPE' must be declared, or ORA-04063: package body "APPS.AP_PAYMENT_PROCESSOR" has errors.
 25. R12: How can I determine how my system will be impacted by the SEPA Patches before they are applied? Can I tell afterwards which SEPA Patches were applied and which files were affected?
 26. After applying SEPA 3.3 Patches and running the format program, I get a Validation error "Vat Registration Number is null for Legal Entity".
 27. How can I have the 'Used for SEPA Payments' check box not appear for all Sets of Books?
 28. In v.3.3, why do the Supplier Town/City and Postal Code not appear in the output file?
 29. Which Character Set is supported and validated in SEPA XML Output Format?
 30. Where can I find information about SEPA Payment Formats for Finland?
 31. Is there support for SEPA German ZKA Bank Requirements?
 32. How Does SEPA Credit Transfer XML File Handle Future Dated Payments?
 33. How to manage changes in the core SEPA template so that the outfile file is accepted by local banks?
 34. SEPA Payment Format Structure for multiple payments create separate logical Grouping even for payments holding same values
 35. Remarks On The Architecture And Contents Of Current Oracle Payment Formatted Xml Output Files
 36. SEPA Credit Transfer Updates V5 <Document 1360468.1>
 37. SEPA SCT wrong decimal amount in <CTRLSUM> tag
 38. SEPA SCT Technical Brief for R11i Version 5
 39. SEPA Credit Transfer v5 </PmtInfId> exist but Tag <PmtInfId> is missing
 40. SEPA Credit Transfer Tags CtrlSum and Ustrd
 41. LogicalGroupReeference contains the hypen(-) instead of underscore(_)
 42. Custom hook to derive external bank account using IBAN
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