Getting Started


The API and supporting material presented here is in an alpha state and is therefore under constant revision.

We are making this content available as a preview so that implementers can get familiar with the general structure and concepts employed by the solution. Please use the resources with caution until a stable release of the API is available.


The Electrum Regulated Payments Platform facilitates inter-bank credit transfers between participants connected via an electronic payment scheme. The supported schemes currently include the Rapid Payments Programme (RPP) and Real-Time Clearing (RTC). There will be future support for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Credit payments.

This developer portal contains the guides and reference material you'll need to get connected to the various payment schemes that are supported by the Electrum platform.

Using the Portal

The Implementation Guides section contains everything you need to get up and running with a working integration, including:

Full reference pages and downloadable OpenAPI specifications are provided for the APIs:

Further Reading

If you are already an Electrum partner, you can access additional content on our Product Guides site. Here you will find business-level information about the various NPS schemes, which will provide guidance on how to design your solution with Electrum. The site requires a login, so contact your Electrum representative if you are not yet set up with an account.

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