Your trusted partner for seamless, secure and efficient payment solutions

Are you looking for a business partner who can help you to boost your innovations, provides pan-European reach, and ensures your compliance? As the pan-European leader in payments and transactional services, we are optimally geared to support you in the rapidly evolving European payments market. With more than 50 years of experience we service a broad, international client base in numerous countries across Europe – and beyond.

Clients rely on our expertise to anticipate European regulatory changes, benefit from transformative technologies, optimize processes, ensure operational excellence and manage risk and fraud. What's more, we provide reach throughout Europe.

Instant Payments, PSD2/XS2A, digital identity services, contactless, e and m-payment solutions: our innovative capabilities support your digital transformation and help you to fulfill your customers’ needs: today, ánd in the future.

Worldline Financial Services

Covering the end-to-end card & payment value chains

As leading European payment service provider, Worldline combines long-standing proven expertise in traditional mass payment systems (issuing, acquiring, intra- and interbank payment processing) and innovative e-commerce and mobile payment solutions. We provide Europe’s most extensive end-to-end service portfolio both for payments and card transactions and offer cross-border availability of value-added services for banks, financial institutions and corporates. 

The industry’s largest transaction processing company in Europe



financial institutions

125 M

cards under management

10.3 BN

issuing processing transactions per year

10.5 BN

acquiring processing transactions per year

20.6 BN

account payments transactions per year


Payment processing in Europe & beyond

Our strong and unparalleled European footprint allows us to offer extended capabilities, services and reach. We proactively support and participate in numerous European standardization projects and initiatives, focused on innovating and improving the (instant) payments industry.
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Compliance and controlled operations

Being the leading pan-European provider of payment and transactional services, you can rely on us to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, industry standards, rules and regulations, focus on operational excellence and ensure controlled operations.
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Efficient and reliable settlement services

Based on our role as critical infrastructure, our subsidiary equensWorldline NV – operating under the registered trade name Worldline Financial Services - is supervised by national and European oversight authorities.
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Our societal responsibility

What makes Worldline the industry leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Find out how we strive to put sustainability at the top of our agenda, in everything we do. We are committed to delivering sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain.
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Worldline modern slavery statement 2021

Worldline follows a Corporate Social Responsibility program, which also includes labour practices, with its main objective being the management of the company's operations in a responsible and ethical manner and to integrate social and environmental factors in our supply chain. 
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Industry associations

As industry expert we actively participate in numerous indystry bodies. This way we contribute to the development of international standardization and interoperability of payments. We highly value all these inititatives and institutions, as they focus on the innovation and improvement of the (instant) payments industry, enabling seamless, secure and efficient payment solutions across the world. Below you find a non-exhaustive overview of industry associations in which equensWorldline participates.






Work group participation

Co-writing the European Payments Council's EPC SCT Inst Implementation Guidelines in the SEMSTF

Participating in work groups for eInvoicing, Open Banking and Alternative Payments


Part of the ISO 20022 Instant Payments Taskforce review group, drafting the new ISO standards for Instant Payments messaging

Member of the ERPB Euro Retail Payments Board workgroups for mobile P2P payments, eInvoicing, Instant Payments and PSD2

Participating in work groups of the Dutch Payments Association (BVN) such as Giraal Stakeholders Forum, eMandates working group, expert group Cards Standards)