Required Bank Details

In order to make an overseas money transfer, you will need the following details relating to your recipient's bank account:

The Account Holders Name The recipient's full name 
Account Number The recipient's bank account number 
IBAN The International Bank Account Number. Read More about IBANs here
Bank Name The name of the bank where the recipient's account is held
Bank Address The address of the recipient's bank
Sort Code UK Bank code (6 digits usually displayed as 3 pairs of numbers)
Routing Number

The American Bankers Association Number (consists of 9 digits) and is also called a ABA Routing Number

 

SWIFT/BIC Code A SWIFT Code consists of 8 or 11 characters, both numbers and letters e.g. RFXLGB2L. Read more about SWIFT/BIC codes here
IFSC Code Indian Financial System Code, which is a unique 11-digit code that identifies the bank branch i.e. ICIC0001245. Read more about IFSC Code here.
Routing Code Any other local Bank Code - eg BSB number in Australia and New Zealand (6 digits)

Please be aware that the information required is different for each country. For further information please see  the  table below:

Receiving Country Currency Information Required Optional Information
UK GBP Account Holder's Name IBAN
Account Number SWIFT/BIC code
Sort Code  
UK All Other Currencies Account Holder's Name Sort Code
    IBAN
SWIFT/BIC code
All European Countries All Currencies Account Holder's Name  
IBAN
SWIFT/BIC code
Hong Kong USD, EUR, GBP Account Holder's Name  
IBAN
SWIFT/BIC code
China USD, EUR, GBP Account Holder's Name  
Account Number
SWIFT/BIC code
Bank Name
Bank Address
Australia / New Zealand / South Africa All Currencies Account Holder's Name SWIFT/BIC code
Account Number
Routing Code
Bank Name
Bank Address
Canada All Currencies Account Holder's Name Routing Code
Account Number
SWIFT/BIC code
Bank Name
Bank Address
USA All Currencies Account Holder's Name SWIFT/BIC code
Account Number
ABA Number
Bank Name
Bank Address
India INR Account Holder's Name SWIFT/BIC code
Account Number
IFSC Code
Bank Name
Bank Address
India All Other Currencies Account Holder's Name IFSC Code
Account Number
SWIFT/BIC code
Bank Name
Bank Address
All Other Countries All Currencies Account Holder's Name SWIFT/BIC code
Account Number
Bank Name
Bank Address

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