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What is a “lookup” request?

A lookup request is a retrieval of up-to-date information about an IBAN number or SWIFT/BIC code. A lookup returns the following details:

  • For an IBAN lookup – the SWIFT/BIC code related to the IBAN, along with branch details.
  • For a SWIFT/BIC code – branch details.
The response to a lookup request does NOT indicate that the provided IBAN is an actual, live bank account.
Charges apply to a lookup request.
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