Statement of Principles and Functional Requirements for an IBAN/BIC Database

Guidance documents

This document is being made available to service providers to enable them to plan and develop IBAN/BIC databases and/or services.

The information expressed in this document constitutes the basic set of functional requirements and principles for a 'stand-alone' look-up table to identify a BIC corresponding to a local bank identifier contained in an IBAN. It is envisaged that any such databases/services could combine these basic data attributes with other features, such as contact information, routing information and conversion software, as a ‘packaged’ commercial solution

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