Post-Award ‘BIS’ Specifications and Guidelines

Post-Award ‘BIS’ Specifications and Guidelines

Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 – Europe

Mandatory from: 15-11-2019 12:00 CEST

The Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 is a compliant (CIUS) implementation of the European eInvoicing standard, EN 16931. Consequently, those who receive invoices that comply to this BIS are also compliant to the EU Directive 2014/55 on electronic invoices.

It is mandatory that Peppol members who receive invoices through the Peppol network are able to receive invoices based on this BIS.

NOTE: Since 2019-04-18 the BIS Billing 3.0 has been the mandatory invoicing specification. The previous BIS2 will be discontinued at the end of this year, 2019-12-31. Study the relevant migration plan from  Peppol BIS 4a and 5a to Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 here: PEPPOL Migration Policy BIS Billing

The  Peppol BIS Billing 3.0.5 release is now published, together with the migration plan. From 2019-11-15, this is the mandatory release.

The documents can be accessed here: http://docs.peppol.eu/poacc/billing/3.0/

Validation artefacts for UBL can be downloaded at the bottom of the link mentioned above.

Validation artefacts for CII can be downloaded from a link at the bottom of this page.

Further details about the use of CIUS in Peppol can be found at:

https://peppol.eu/core-invoice-usage-specification-cius-use-peppol/

 

Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 – non-Europe

When the Peppol network is used for receiving invoices by members in non-European countries where European Directives are not part of the national legislation and there is a Peppol Authority, then those members are mandated to be able to receive invoices based on the relevant country specific BIS Billing 3.0 specification instead of the Peppol BIS Billing 3.0. Those country specific BIS specification are, in accordance to part 5 of the EN 16931, conformant (extensions) to the EN 16931.

 

Singapore – SG Peppol BIS Billing 3.0

Singapore has adopted a BIS which follows the PEPPOL BIS Billing 3.0 except that it replaces VAT related rules with Singapore GST (Goods and Service Tax) rules. The name of the specification is ”SG Peppol BIS Billing 3.0”.

 

Australia and New Zealand – A-NZ Peppol BIS Billing 3.0

Australia and New Zealand has adopted a BIS which follows the PEPPOL BIS Billing 3.0 except that it replaces VAT related rules with Australia and New Zealand GST (Goods and Service Tax) rules. The name of the specification is ”A-NZ Peppol BIS Billing 3.0”.

 

Other Peppol BIS version 3.0 

Mandatory from: 15-11-2019 12:00 CEST

Study the relevant migration plan from Peppol BIS 2.0 documents to Peppol BIS 3.0 here: PEPPOL Migration Policy other BIS

The following Peppol BIS 3.0.3 documents are published, together with the migration plan.

Peppol BIS Order only 3.1
Peppol BIS Ordering 3.1
Peppol BIS Catalogue only 3.0
Peppol BIS Despatch Advice 3.0
Peppol BIS Punch Out 3.0
Peppol BIS Order Agreement 3.0
Peppol BIS Message Level Response 3.0
Peppol BIS Invoice Response 3.0
Peppol BIS Catalogue Without Response 3.0

The documents can be accessed here:

http://docs.peppol.eu/poacc/upgrade-3/

Validation artefacts can be downloaded at the bottom of the link mentioned above

 

Planned Releases

Spring release May 2020.

Please submit RFC’s to:  https://openpeppol.atlassian.net/projects/PEPPOL/queues/custom/1

 

Earlier releases of BIS Validation Artefacts

Can be found at: OpenPEPPOL Validation Artefacts

 

Cross Industry Invoice (CII) Validation Artefacts

Can be found here: CII Validation Artefacts