OpenPeppol eDEC Specifications

The specifications listed here are mandatory in the Peppol eDelivery network.
Documents with a "Valid from" date in the future are not valid before that particular date.
Documents with a "Valid to" date in the past are no longer valid.
Documents without a "Valid to" date are valid until further notice.
Last modification: 2023-08-21
A separate change log is available.
Note: previously released versions can be found on GitHub
Specification Release Version Valid from Valid to
Transport Infrastructure
Peppol Service Metadata Locator (SML) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
peppol-sml-manage-business-identifier-service-v1.wsdl (manage participants) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
peppol-sml-manage-service-metadata-service-v1.wsdl (manage SMPs) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
peppol-sml-types-v1.xsd (shared data types) v1.2.0 2022-05-15
peppol-identifiers-v1.xsd (shared data types) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
Peppol Service Metadata Publishing (SMP) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
peppol-smp-types-v1.xsd (shared data types) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
peppol-identifiers-v1.xsd (shared data types) v1.2.0 2021-12-10
Peppol AS4 Profile v2.0.2 2021-12-10
Business Envelope
Peppol Business Message Envelope (SBDH) v1.2.1 2021-12-10 2023-12-31
Peppol Business Message Envelope (SBDH) v2.0.1 2024-01-01
Peppol Business Message Envelope XML Schema v1.2.0 2019-02-01
Transport Security
Peppol Policy for Transport Security v1.1.0 2021-12-10
Policy for use of Identifiers
Peppol Policy for use of Identifiers v4.1.0 2021-12-10 2023-12-31
Peppol Policy for use of Identifiers v4.2.0 2024-01-01
End User Statistics Reporting v1.1.0 2024-01-01
Transaction Statistics Reporting v1.0.1 2024-01-01
Other Specifications
Peppol Directory v1.1.1 2021-12-10
peppol-directory-business-card-20160112.xsd (Business Card) v1.0 2016-01-12
peppol-directory-business-card-20161123.xsd (Business Card) v2.0 2016-11-23
peppol-directory-business-card-20180621.xsd (Business Card) v3.0 2018-06-21
eDEC Code Lists
eDEC Code Lists v8.6 2023-08-21
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