ISO 9362:1994

Banking -- Banking telecommunication messages -- Bank identifier codes

Specifies the elements and structure of a universal bank identifier code (BIC) for use in automated processing in banking and related financial environments. The BIC consists of 8 or 11 contiguous characters (letters and/or digits without special characters such as blanks, separators, punctuation, etc.) and comprises the first three or all four of the following four components: bank code, country code, location code, branch code.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1994-12
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 68/SC 7
    Core banking
  • 03.060
    Finances. Banking. Monetary systems. Insurance

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