IBAN Mandatory for International and Domestic Payments


In some of these countries, the IBAN format for international wire transfer is mandatory, recommended or even though not mandatory for local processing (domestic payments). This list subject to change as more countries require that the beneficiary's account is specified as an IBAN. The information may vary depending on different accepting payments financial institutions and payment processing banks.

Updated: January 11, 2022

Country Code Internetional Wire Domestic
AlbaniaALYesYes
AndorraADYesYes
AustriaATYesYes
AzerbaijanAZYesYes
BahrainBHYesYes
BelarusBYYesYes
BelgiumBEYesYes
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBAYesNo
BrazilBRRecommendedNo
BulgariaBGYesYes
Costa RicaCRYesRecommended
CroatiaHRYesYes
CyprusCYYesYes
Czech RepublicCZYesNo
DenmarkDKYesNo
Dominican RepublicDOYesNo
EgyptEGRecommendedNo
El SalvadorSVRecommendedNo
EstoniaEEYesYes
Faroe IslandsFOYesNo
FinlandFIYesYes
FranceFRYesYes
GeorgiaGEYesYes
GermanyDEYesYes
GibraltarGIYesNo
GreeceGRYesYes
GreenlandGLYesNo
GuatemalaGTRecommendedNo
Holy See (the)VAYesYes
HungaryHUYesNo
IcelandISYesNo
IraqIQYesNo
IrelandIEYesYes
IsraelILYesNo
ItalyITYesYes
JordanJOYesNo
KazakhstanKZYesYes
KosovoXKRecommendedNo
KuwaitKWYesNo
LatviaLVYesYes
LebanonLBYesNo
LibyaLYRecommendedNo
LiechtensteinLIYesYes
LithuaniaLTYesYes
LuxembourgLUYesYes
MaltaMTYesYes
MauritaniaMRYesNo
MauritiusMUYesNo
MoldovaMDYesYes
MonacoMCYesYes
MontenegroMEYesNo
NetherlandsNLYesYes
North MacedoniaMKYesNo
NorwayNOYesNo
PakistanPKRecommendedNo
PalestinePSYesNo
PolandPLYesNo
PortugalPTYesYes
QatarQAYesYes
RomaniaROYesYes
Saint LuciaLCRecommendedNo
San MarinoSMYesYes
Sao Tome and PrincipeSTRecommendedNo
Saudi ArabiaSAYesNo
SerbiaRSYesNo
SeychellesSCYesNo
Slovak RepublicSKYesYes
SloveniaSIYesYes
SpainESYesYes
SudanSDRecommendedNo
SwedenSEYesNo
SwitzerlandCHYesYes
Timor-LesteTLRecommendedNo
TunisiaTNYesNo
TurkeyTRYesYes
UkraineUAYesYes
United Arab EmiratesAEYesYes
United KingdomGBRecommendedNo
Virgin Islands BritishVGYesNo

For French Guyana (GF), Guadeloupe (GP), Martinique (MQ), Reunion (RE), French Polynesia (PF), French Southern Territories (TF), Mayotte (YT), New Caledonia (NC), Saint Barthelemy (BL), Saint Martin (French part), (MF), Saint Pierre et Miquelon (PM) and Wallis and Futuna Islands (WF), please refer to France (FR).

For Isle of Man (IM), Guernsey (GG) and Jersey (JE ), please refer to United Kingdom (GB).

For payment to Gibraltar (GI) in GBP, IBAN may not be mandatory.

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