TARGET2, an abbreviation of Trans-European Automated Real-Time Gross Settlement Express Transfer, is the payment system used in the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) for euro payments in Europe.

TARGET2 is open every day, with the exception of weekends, New Yearsday (January 1), Good Friday, Easter Monday, 1 May, Christmas Day and Boxing Day (December 25 and 26).

You may contact the TARGET2 National Helpdesk via e-mail ( or telephone (+31 20 524 3564) for any question you may have on TARGET2.

More detailed information about the following subjects is available on the TARGET2 website of the ECB.