A Bank Code is a unique identification code for a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks and also can be used to exchanging other messages between them.
The code can be divided into international bank codes such as SWIFT codes and local or specific country bank code. Examples of local bank code are BSB Number, Sort Code and Routing Number.
Local bank codes are managed by a central bank, a bank supervisory body or a Bankers Association in a country. The bank code is then assigned to all its licensed member banks or financial institutions. The code rules vary to a great extent between the countries.
Since the introduction of International Bank Account Numbers (IBAN), the countries which use IBAN, have mostly integrated their local bank code into the prefix of specifying IBAN account numbers.
Bank Code Checker & Lookup
At Bank.Codes, we provide lookup function to check the validity of various bank codes. Currently, we support validating the following Bank Codes. Will add more Bank Codes Checker in the nearest time, so stay tune!
1. Bank Codes Validation & Search
- Australia BSB Number Checker
- Australia BSB Number Finder
- Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) Checker
- Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) Finder
- Ireland National Sort Code (NSC) Checker
- Ireland National Sort Code (NSC) Finder
- Mexico Clave Bancaria Estandarizada (CLABE) Checker
- Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number (NUBAN) Checker
- Swift Code Finder
- Swift Code Checker
2. IBAN Validation & Calculator
3. Bank Code & IBAN API Lookup
- Australia BSB Number API Lookup
- International Bank Account Number (IBAN) API Lookup
- Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) API Lookup
- Ireland National Sort Code (NSC) API Lookup
- Mexico Clave Bancaria Estandarizada (CLABE) API Lookup
- Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number (NUBAN) API Lookup
- Swift Code API Lookup