Scheme A (domain SFI)

By virtue of the law of 22nd March 1993 relating to credit institutions, and of the Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission rulings, credit institutions are obliged to send information to the National Bank and to the Banking, Finance an Insurance Commission relating to the financial situation on a monthly basis. This set of information, “Scheme A”, is collected and checked by the National Bank.

Code lists and nomenclature

Contains essential basic information for quality reporting by credit institutions, including the exchange rates to be used in the monthly reporting, an interactive search facility for the sectoral allocation of Belgian counterparts, and a complete list of MFI’s and general guidelines for the sectoral classification of counterparts in other EU member states.
Information available in French and Dutch.

Validation rules

The reporting is subject to quality controls. The declaration must be checked by the reporting institutions prior to transmission to the National Bank for a series of validation rules that are exhaustively listed here.
Information available in French and Dutch.