Secure Electronic Transfer: key features and benefits

Secure Electronic Transfer (SET) offers a number of security enhancing features and delivers a wide range of sustainable benefits to users.



The SET service is being replaced by the Secure Data Exchange Service (SDES).
If you don’t already use SET then you must follow the new SDES guidance.
If you already use SET, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will contact you with details about how and when you can migrate over to SDES.

Key features and benefits of Secure Electronic Transfer.

Published 15 March 2010
Last updated 24 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. This page has been updated with information about the new Secure Data Exchange Service (SDES) which will be replacing the Secure Electronic Transfer (SET) service.
  2. First published.