What is the IBAN?

The IBAN (International Bank Account Number) is an international standardized account number for uniquely identifying the account, country and bank of the transfer recipient.

Each EU country has a national length and structure of an IBAN account number determined by the positions of the bank code (identification code), prefix and basic account number. This national IBAN format account number has fixed length. The number of characters for accounts in the IBAN format in the EU is from 11 to 34.

The IBAN for the Slovak Republic is always 24 characters long.

Its structure is as follows: SK08 0900 000000 0123123123

  • SK- country code
  • 08 - check two digits
  • 0900 - bank code
  • 000000 - account prefix
  • 0123123123 - A/C number