Post-Award ‘BIS’ Specifications and Guidelines

Post-Award ‘BIS’ Specifications and Guidelines

Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 – Europe

Mandatory from: 2020-11-16 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.

The  Peppol BIS Billing 3.0.8 release is now published. From 2020-11-16, 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/

Key dates for upcoming releases are shown in the folllowing table

Release name Review date Publication date Mandatory date
Spring release 2021 11.04.2021 03.05.2021 17.05.2021
Fall release 2021 11.10.2021 01.11.2021 15.11.2021

 

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: 2020-11-16 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 3.0.5 documents are published, together with the migration plan.

Peppol BIS Order only 3.2
Peppol BIS Ordering 3.2
Peppol BIS Catalogue only with Response 3.1
Peppol BIS Despatch Advice 3.1
Peppol BIS Punch Out 3.0
Peppol BIS Order Agreement 3.0
Peppol BIS Message Level Response 3.0
Peppol BIS Invoice Response 3.1
Peppol BIS Catalogue Without Response 3.1

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 1st 2021.

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