CEN/TS 16931-3-1:2017

Electronic invoicing - Part 3-1: Methodology for syntax bindings of the core elements of an electronic invoice

Publication date:   Dec 14, 2017

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Dec 17, 2020


CEN/TC 434 Electronic Invoicing

Technical Specification

35.240.20   IT applications in office work | 35.240.63   IT applications in trade



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This Technical Specification (TS) specifies the methodology of the mapping between the semantic model of an electronic invoice, included in EN 16931-1 and a syntax. For each element in the semantic model (including sub-elements or supplementary components such as Identification scheme identifiers) it should be defined which element in the syntax is to be used to contain its information contents. Any mismatches between semantics, format, cardinality or structure are indicated.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2014/55/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 16 April 2014 on Electronic Invoicing in Public Procurement

Life cycle


CEN/TS 16931-3-1:2017
90.93 Standard confirmed
Dec 17, 2020