The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) is pleased to announce the release of Version 2 of the Read / Write Data API Specifications. This follows on from the successful release of Version 1 in July 2017, covering personal and SME business current accounts, and the announcement in November 2017 that the Open Banking Standards would be enhanced and expanded.

Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Trustee of the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) said:

“This is an important step forward for Open Banking and the opportunity it will bring to customers and small businesses in managing, moving and making more of their money. These changes will enable millions more customers to choose to benefit from the innovation and competitive benefits which Open Banking can bring: securely, safely and with confidence.”

Version 2 adds significant new functionality, including:

For further details and to access the API Specifications, please visit our Developer Zone.