National Forum on the Payment System

The National Forum on the Payment System seeks to improve the efficiency of the Dutch retail payment system.

Its members represent payment providers and users. They are:

  • Dutch Senior Citizens’ Association
  • Dutch Payments Association
  • Dutch Consumers’ Association
  • Samenwerkende Brancheorganisaties Filantropie
  • Ieder(in), an umbrella organisation for the physically and/or mentally challenged and the chronically ill.
  • Dutch Association of Hospitality Establishments
  • Dutch SME association
  • Dutch Banking Association
  • Eye Association Netherlands
  • Dutch retailers' organization
  • Internet retailers' organization
  • Association for the Dutch Petroleum Industry + BOVAG

The Dutch Ministries of Economic Affairs and Finance act as observers.

DNB chairs the Forum and also provides the secretarial function. The Forum meets twice a year, and it has three working groups, which are Efficiency and European Affairs, Availability and Accessibility, and Security.