Technical Documentation

Lynx ISO 20022 Message Specifications

The following ISO 20022 message specifications for Lynx, Canada’s new high-value payment system, support financial institution participants in developing their own ISO 20022 enabled internal systems, so they can eventually generate and process customer and financial institution wire payments in Lynx when the system begins to accept ISO 20022 messages in November 2022. 

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ISO AFT Messages for use

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Corporate ISO 20022 Messages (For Information Purposes Only)

**The following DRAFT messages are made available in support of the CPA's ISO 20022 Payment Standards Initiative for general information only. Due to the draft nature of these messages, they should not be relied upon for system development or any other purpose. The CPA accepts no responsibility for any consequences arising from the use of the draft messages. All drafts are subject to change without notice.**

Corporate to Bank Messages:

Bank to Corporate Messages:


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