The IT technical guidance (2013/1358) contains the following set of documents:
- IT technical guidance in which is included the description of changes performed on the technical guidance and/or XSD documents in sheet “change history”,
- XML samples for AIFM and AIF reports,
- Excel version of Annex III – “Table of geographical areas”,
- Excel version of Annex II – Tables 1-10,
- Current version of XSD documents (Version 1.2)
Questions regarding technical support should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each AIFM should contact directly the national competent authorities to know how the filling of the XML reports will be handled at national level.
Rev 4 publication
The IT technical guidance revision 4 is currently applicable until November 2023 when revision 5 becomes applicable. Exact date will be published at a later stage.
The current IT technical guidance revision 4 contains modifications on the IT technical guidance to take into account the last published version of Questions and Answers (Q&A) on the application of the AIFMD (2014/868) as well as some clarifications and correction of inconsistencies with XSD documents.”
Rev 5 publication
The IT technical guidance revision 5 will be applicable from November 2023 onwards. Exact date will be published at a later stage.
The new IT technical guidance revision 5 introduces new validation rules making more fields mandatory or with stricter rules to improve data quality. The new changes are specified in the tab ‘change history’ of the excel document. Reporting entities should use the version revision 5 to submit reports required under Articles 3(3)(d) and 24(1), (2) and (4) of AIFMD by November 2023. The reference period for the first reporting is Y1,H2,Q4 or X2 2023.