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3088761 - Error While Adding a new SEPA Mandate: 'Payer bank not located in SEPA area'


You are trying to maintain a new SEPA Mandate and receives the error message 'Payer bank not located in SEPA area'.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Account Management work center.
  2. Go to the Accounts view.
  3. Select the relevant Account.
  4. Click Edit -> Financial Data.
  5. Under SEPA Mandates, click New.
  6. Enter the relevant details.
  7. Click Save.

System raises the error message 'Payer bank not located in SEPA area'.


The Account is from Country Croatia and this Country is not maintained in Business Configuration -> Outgoing Bank Transfers activity.


It is possible to maintain the Country using the steps below:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Overview view.
  3. Open the Outgoing Bank Transfers activity.
  4. Click Edit country/region groups.
  5. Select SEPA Payments.

The Country Croatia can be added.


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