Confirmation of Payee

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1. UK financial regulation - Payment Services Regulator (PSR).


Confirmation of Payee is a name-checking service that has been identified by the PSR and payments industry as an important tool to help prevent APP fraud and accidentally misdirected payments.

The service checks whether the name of the account that a payer is sending money to matches the name they have entered.


Similar services in other jurisdictions.

See also