The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc

OB Standards

This Section applies to ASPSPs that have impletemented OB Standards


-Have you Implemented OB Standards?
  • Yes
  • No

Open Data - Which version have you Implemented?
  • None
  • V2.2
  • V2.3
  • V2.4

Read/Write API Specification Implemented or planning to implement

(Lowest version = Current, Highest version = Planned)

  • V3.0
  • V3.1
  • V3.1.1
  • V3.1.2
  • V3.1.3
  • V3.1.4
  • V3.1.5
  • V3.1.6
  • V3.1.7
  • V3.1.8
  • V3.1.9
  • V3.1.10

Lowest Version – 3.1.9

Highest Version – 3.1.9 (Sept 2022)

Highest Version – 3.1.10 (Dec 2022)

*identified a breaking change that requires TPP notice

Read/Write API - Which date are you planning to implement your latest version?

3.1.10 Functional Conformance – Dec 2022

Dynamic Client Registration - Which version have you Implemented or planning to implement?

(Lowest version = Current, Highest version = Planned)

  • None
  • V3.1
  • V3.2
  • V3.3

BoA V3.3

Already implemented compliance with 3.3

DCR - Which date are you planning to implement your latest version?
Already implemented in May 2022. No plans to update to higher version of v.3.3 yet.

Have you implemented Trusted beneficiaries, if not date planned to Implement?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 

Have you implemented Reverse Payments, if not date planned to Implement?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 

Have you implemented ECA Standard?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 
Already Implemented our own Customer API

ECA Implementation details


Contact: Stephen Wright

Website: Customer API documentation - Bank of APIs

Have you implemented Bulk/File Payments?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 

Have you implemented VRP – Sweeping, if not date planned to Implement?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 

VRP Sweeping MRO exited on 21st Sept, and now available to TPPs

Have you implemented VRP non-Sweeping, if not date planned to Implement?

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement
  • Not planning to implement 

VRP non-Sweeping Delivered – 10th Dec 2021

PISP - Single Payment LimitCurrently at £20k moving to £50kFAQs | Bank of APIs
PISP - Daily Payment LimitVariable from £5k - £20k, dependent on customer. See link for further informationFAQs | Bank of APIs
How many months of transaction do you provide?
  • Up to 7 years Personal customers
  • Up to 11 months Commercial customers
  • Up to 6 months for Credit Cards
Are you planning to implement TRIs(Transactional Risk Indicator enhancements included in v3.1.10), if so, implementation date?
2023 TBC. Need direction on specs and TRIs to prioritise from OBIE.
What is your approach to Implementing TRIs?
  • Accept payload with TRI fields – Process all fields
  • Accept payload with TRI fields – Ignore all fields
  • Reject payload with TRI fields – Error back to TPP
  • Accept payload with TRI fields – Process few fields (Provide list of accepted fields)  

SCA-RTS 90-day reauth Implementation

Which date are you planning on implementing the SCA reauthentication exemption?


Already Implemented - 8th September 2022

What is your approach to token management to enable application of the reauthentication exemption? (see link to FCA guidance)

NatWest Group tokens are already long-lived and not linked to the 90-day re-auth. trigger. 

Example approach:
Issue a long-lived refresh token during one final SCA, with refresh token rotation implemented.

NatWest Group tokens are already long-lived and not linked to the 90-day re-auth. trigger. 

Article 10A - Endpoints exempt of SCA-RTS
  • Accounts

  • Transactions (90days)

  • Balances

  • Standing orders

  • Direct debits

  • Beneficiaries

  • Products

  • Offers

  • Parties

  • Scheduled Payments

  • Statements


Article 10A - Endpoints not exempt of SCA-RTS
  • Transactions (more than 90days)

  • Standing orders

  • Direct debits

  • Beneficiaries

  • Products

  • Offers

  • Parties

  • Scheduled Payments

  • Statements


Article 10A - Maximum time period after authentication
Please specify the time period in minutes
SCA-RTS implementation status (updated by OBIE PS team only)

IMPLEMENTED

 

Security Profile


-Which Security profile have you Implemented or planning to implement?

(Lowest version = Current, Highest version = Planned)

  • OB Security Profile (Legacy)
  • FAPI
  • Other (Please define) 

Security Profile - Next Planned Version Implementation Date

N/A

CIBA Profile - Implemented or planning to implement

(Lowest version = Current, Highest version = Planned)

  • None
  • CIBA
  • CIBA FAPI Profile

N/A

CIBA Profile - Next Planned Version Implementation Date

N/A

Security Profile Certification date?


Originally Certified  - Oct 2020

Re-Certification -  31st Jan 2022
Token Endpoint Authentication Methods Supported
  • client_secret_post
  • client_secret_basic
  • client_secret_jwt
  • tls_client_auth
  • Private_key_jwt

Planned date to Cease support for client id and client secret token endpoint authentication


N/A

POST-BREXIT POST TRANSITION - Certificates Accepted (from 1st Jul 2021)
  • eIDAS QWAC
  • eIDAS QSealC
  • OB legacy (obtransport, obsigning)
  • OBWAC
  • OBSeal
  • Other (Please define) 


Customer Journey

-What is your approach to Implementing OBIE Customer Experience Guidelines (CEG)?

(tick all that apply)

  • Already Implemented
  • Planning to implement or upgrade
  • Not planning to implement CEG
Already implemented and planning to upgrade

Which version have you implemented or planning to implement?

(Lowest version = Current, Highest version = Planned)

  • V3.1.2
  • V3.1.3
  • V3.1.4
  • V3.1.5
  • V3.1.6
  • V3.1.7
  • V3.1.8
  • V3.1.9
  • V3.1.10

Lowest – 3.1.9

Highest – 3.1.10 (September 2022)

Which date are you planning to implement your latest CEG version?September 2022 (v3.1.10)
Redirection Model
  • App to App redirection
  • Decoupled authentication
  • Embedded Flow
  • Bespoke User Journeys
  • App to App redirection
  • Browser Redirection


PSD2
-Which Directory are you using as your Trust Framework?The Open Banking Directory
Are you caching the Directory?The static data such as client IDs are cashed, but not certificates and keys.
Transaction IDs Supported

Transaction IDs are supported, please refer to:

3.1.6 Transaction Endpoint Documentation - Bank of APIs

Are you enrolled to Dispute Management System?

  • Yes
  • No
Yes, v2.0

Are you Seeking Fallback Exemption?

  • Yes
  • No

No, already received exemption.

Article 10 - Maximum time period after authentication

NWG is adopting Article 10 Exemption for 90-day re-authentication, no further restrictions are being applied under Article 10.


Article 10 - Endpoints exempt of SCA

Options to implement the FCA guidance on “exception circumstances” SCA are currently being evaluated.


Major Milestones

Exited MRO 21st Sept 2022


Brand(s)NatWest, Ulster Bank Northern Ireland, RBS
ASPSP Dev Portal and Contact Details

Location of Well Known Endpoints

Consent Confirmation Support – Authorisation Servers Explained – Bank of APIs

Modified Customer Interface URL (if applicable)

n/a
Dev Portal URLhttps://www.bankofapis.com/
Test Facility URL

https://bankofapis.com/sandbox


Brand Landing Pages URL
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ASPSP Support Desk Email or Phone Number

(including queries about consent success rates) 

~APIServiceDesk@rbs.com
Key Implementations

High Cost Credit

RBS - HCC.xlsxDelivered in 2020