IBAN in El Salvador

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 El Salvador ?

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 El Salvador?

IBAN in El Salvador consists of 28 characters:

  • 2 letter country code
  • 2 digit check number
  • 4 characters from the bank's SWIFT/BIC
  • 20 digit code for the bank account number

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IBAN example in El Salvador SV62CENR00000000000000700025
IBAN in print format SV62 CENR 0000 0000 0000 0070 0025
Country code SV
Check digits 62
Bank code CENR
Bank account number 00000000000000700025

Do you need an IBAN in El Salvador?

Yes. If you’re making – or expecting to receive – an international money transfer to a bank account in El Salvador, 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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