• Which countries require a BIC and IBAN?

    Payments to some countries have a mandatory requirement for a BIC and/or IBAN. A BIC (Bank Identifier Code) is an international standard for identifying the beneficiary's bank quickly and easily. An IBAN (International Bank Account Number) is an international standard for identifying a customer's account number anywhere in the world.

    Any payment transaction made to the countries listed below should contain the applicable BIC and/or IBAN as payment instructions without it may be returned by the receiving bank and/or incur an additional fee.

    Countries that require BIC and/or IBAN: 

    Austria Bahrain  Belgium
    Bulgaria Croatia  Cyprus
    Czech Republic Denmark Estonia
    Finland France Germany
    Greece  Hungary Iceland
    Ireland Israel Italy 
     Jordan    Kuwait Latvia 
    Lithuania Luxembourg Malta
    Netherlands Norway Pakistan
    Poland Portugal Qatar 
    Romania Saudi Arabia Slovakia
    Slovenia Spain Sweden
    Switzerland Tunisia Turkey
    United Arab Emirates    

    The ‘Validate IBAN’ button is not compatible with the countries in bold so please disregard any ‘invalid IBAN’ message you receive should you click on this button when creating payments for these countries.  

10/28/2021 8:57:55 PM