Find your IBAN number by country

IBAN code structure

IBAN codes are not just random numbers: they follow a specific structure defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The format can vary slightly between countries, but it generally consists of a country code, two check digits, and an account number.

Example of the IBAN number structure in the Netherlands:

IBAN format in holland 18

IBAN per country

CountryIBAN exampleNr of charactersSEPA* member
*SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) aims to harmonize payment systems across participating countries by implementing common standards and frameworks. This harmonization simplifies cross-border payments and promotes interoperability between different payment service providers.

“Thanks to IBAN codes, individuals and businesses can easily verify the validity of bank account details before initiating transactions, enhancing security and trust”

What is an IBAN?

IBAN stands for International Bank Account Number. These codes are a standardized format used worldwide to identify bank accounts in international transactions.

They help ensure accurate and efficient cross-border payments by providing a unique identifier for each bank account.

Example of IBAN code on a bank card in Holland

Why IBAN numbers are important


Eliminate errors and reduce delays in international transfers, as it contains all info for routing funds


Promoting transparency and accountability, while reducing the risk of fraud and money laundering


widely adopted in Europe, the Middle East, and a few African countries

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