A standardized, uniform representation of complete bank details in accordance with the European Committee for Banking Standards (ECBS).
An IBAN is a series of a maximum of 34 alphanumeric characters, and is made up of a combination of the following elements:
- The bank country key (ISO-Code)
- Two check digits
- Country-specific account number (comprises, for example the bank number and account number in Germany, or the bank number, account number and control key in France).
A constant IBAN length has been stipulated for each country.