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ISO 20022
Universal financial industry message scheme

Business Message Envelope

This section gives access to the description of the ISO 20022 Business Message Envelope version 1, maintained by the ISO 20022 Technical Support Group and approved by the Cross SEG Harmonisation Group (CSH) on 22 December 2022.

The Business Message Envelope is a technical message container used to bundle a business application header with a message definition, typically to support processing or transport. It may contain and define additional data elements that apply to the message instance container.

You can download the documentation (Message Definition Report and Message Usage Guide) and the XML schema of the Business Message Envelope hereunder.


MDR, MUG and XML schema of the Business Message Envelope

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