IBAN stands for “International Bank Account Number”. It is a standardise and unique bank account number designed to process cross-border transfers.
It is a series of 34 alpha-numeric characters ( and structured differently in every country), and is made up of following elements:
- Bank Country Key (ISO Code)
- Two Check Digits
- Country specific Account Number.
It is used for foreign currency payments and is maintained in bank details of Customer Master Data or Vendor Master Data or under House bank.
The IBAN number is SAP is stored in TIBAN table.
EXAMPLES OF IBANS
- Country BE
Account number : 510-0075470-61.
Electronic IBAN : BE62510007547061
Paper IBAN :BE62 5100 0754 7061
- Country : FR
Account Number : 20041 01005 0500013M026 06
Electronic IBAN : FR1420041010050500013M02606
Paper IBAN : FR14 2004 1010 0505 0001 3M02 606