Online Services: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Recognition Scheme

The scheme is designed to check that software products can successfully support the exchange of PAYE forms and returns with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) using the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). Participation in the scheme is offered completely free of charge. Please note only software developers may participate, not individual users of the products.

Participation in the scheme is offered completely free of charge. Please note only software developers may participate, not individual users of the products.

The PAYE Online for Employers: EDI software and forms page shows the software products that have passed the Recognition Scheme. This list is useful to employers who want to know which products can successfully exchange PAYE forms and returns online with HMRC.

To view a PDF document you must have a PDF reader installed on your computer. Adobe Acrobat Reader is provided for download.

Further information about the Scheme is available in the 'EB4 (PAYE – EDI) Software Developers' booklet and in the Technical Pack for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

The Software Developers Support Team at HMRC is responsible for the day to day running of the Scheme.