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IBAN in Ireland

To make an IBAN, banks combine local account details into one string of characters. This means you can calculate an IBAN using these account details.

What is the IBAN format in Ireland ?

An IBAN (International Bank Account Number) is an internationally-agreed code made up of up to 34 letters and numbers that helps banks make sure that international transfers are processed correctly.

Each set of characters represents a different detail for your bank account. You can see the breakdown of this IBAN below.

What is the IBAN code in Ireland?

IBAN in Ireland consists of 22 characters:

  • 2 letter country code
  • 2 digit check number
  • 4 characters from the bank's bank code
  • 6 digit code for the bank branch
  • 8 digit code for the bank account number

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IBAN example in Ireland IE29AIBK93115212345678
IBAN in print format IE29 AIBK 9311 5212 3456 78
Country code IE
Check digits 29
Bank code AIBK
Branch code 931152
Bank account number 12345678

Do you need an IBAN in Ireland?

Yes. If you’re making – or expecting to receive – an international money transfer to a bank account in Ireland, then just a standard bank account number isn’t enough. If you want your money to arrive quickly and safely, you’ll usually need to give the bank a few extra details, such as an IBAN or SWIFT code.

Banks assign IBANs to each of their accounts to make sure that international transfers are processed correctly.

IBANs contain all of the country, bank, and account details you need to send or receive money internationally. This system is used throughout Europe, and also recognised in some areas of the Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean.

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