Andorra (AD) Sort Code: N..17
Bene acct no AN6..20 IBAN: AN24
Argentina (AR)
acct no is called the "CBU" (clave bancaria única, unique
bank key) Bene acct no AN22: Central Bank no. N3+ Branch
code N4+ Check digit N1+ Account type N2+ Account number
N11 (uses leading zeroes where necessary)+ Check digit N1 = AN22
place "CB" in front of the 22 digit number.
Book
transfers to RBS Argentina accounts can use the 9digit account
number only.
Above rules not applied to international
payments to Argentina (account numbers may be
AN1..35)
Austria (AT) Sort Code: N5 Bene acct
no N4..11 If acct no. entered <11 digits, system will fill in
the leading zeroes to make it 11 digits long IBAN: AN20
Belgium (BE) No Sort Codes are used Bene acct
no N12, except: Int'l payments to IRVTBE may have acct. nos.
formatted as N10 Country uses a check digit algorithm IBAN:
AN16
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA) Sort code:
N1..17 Bene acct no N16 IBAN AN20
Bulgaria Sort codes are not used Only IBAN
account nos. accepted IBAN AN22
Canada (CA)
Sort Code: N9 Bene acct no N1..17
Chile
(CL) Sort code: N 1..17 Bene acct no AN
1..25
China (mainland)(CN) See also Hong Kong and
Taiwan Sort code: N3 or N6 or N9 or N12 Bene acct no AN 1..34
Symbols are significant
Colombia Sort code: N3 or N9 Bene acct no
AN22 Starts with A for savings accts and C for current accts
Croatia (HR) Sort Code: N1..17
Bene acct no AN1..34 IBAN AN21 Cyprus (CY)
Sort Code: N1..8 Bene acct no AN8..24 IBAN AN28
Czech Republic (CZ) Sort Code: N0..6 Bene
acct no part 1 (optional): N0..6, then dash () (no dash
allowed if part 1 is not used) part 2: N2..10 then slash (/)
part 3: N4
Sample acct. nos.: 192000145399/0800
145254386/2400
IBAN AN24
Denmark (DK)
Sort Code: N0..4 If less than 4 digits, system will fill
with leading zeroes to make it 4 digits long Bene acct no N1..14
The system automatically modifies acct. nos. that you enter
as follows • if the bene Acct no. is 10 digits and the
Sort Code is equal to the first 4 digits of the bene Acct no., zeros
are added after the 4 th digit of the bene Acct no. to come to 14
digits. • if the bene Acct no. is 10 digits and the Sort
Code is not equal to the first 4 digits of the bene Acct no., the
Sort Code is placed in front of the bene Acct no.. • if
the bene Acct no. is less than 10 digits, left fill with zeros to 10
characters and place the Sort Code in front of the 10 digit bene
acct. no. to come to 14 digits. • if the bene Acct no. is
11 to 13 digits, insert zeros after the 4 th digit to come to 14
digits.
Sample acct. nos.: 00400440116243
IBAN
AN18 Sample IBAN Account no.: DK50 0040 0440 1162 43
Estonia (EE) Sort Code: N2 Bene acct no
N4..14 Country uses a check digit algorithm IBAN AN20
Faroe Islands (FO) Sort code: N..17
Bene acct no AN1..34 Symbols are
significant IBAN AN18 starting with FO
Finland
(FI) No Sort Codes are used Bene acct no N8..14
System will add zeros after the 6 th digit to make the acct. no.
14 digits long. Country uses a check digit algorithm IBAN
AN18
France (FR) and Monaco (MC) Sort Code: N10
Bene acct no AN23 • If acct no. provided is 21
characters long then system will provide the additional 2 check
digits to make it AN23 • If acct no. provided is 10 digits
or fewer system will add leading zeroes to make it 11 chars. long,
plus the sort code in front, plus 2 check digits at end •
If acct no. provided is 11 digits long, system will add sort code in
front and 2 check digits at end • If acct no. provided is
13 chars. long system will add sort code in front
Country
uses a check digit algorithm IBAN AN27
French Overseas Territories ("T.O.M.")
Fr. Polynesia (PF), Fr. Southern and Antarctic Terr. (TF),
Mayotte (YT), New Caledonia (NC), St. Pierre and Miquelon (PM),
Wallis and Futura (WF)
Sort code: N..17 Bene acct no
AN1..34 Symbols are significant
IBAN AN27 starting with FR
Germany (DE) Sort
Code: N8 Bene acct no N1..10 (for international payments can be
N1..12) IBAN AN22
Gibraltar (GI) Sort Code:
N0..17 Bene acct no AN1..34 IBAN AN23
Greece (GR)
Sort Code: N0..7 Bene acct no AN8..23 System will
not remove interpunctuation characters from the acct. no.. If acct
no. is <8 chars. system will add leading zeroes to make it 8
chars. long
For salary batch payments beneficiary's IBAN is
required. IBAN AN27 Greenland (GL)
Sort code: N..17 Bene acct no AN1..34 Symbols are significant IBAN AN18
starting with GL
Guernsey (GG) see Jersey
Hong Kong S.A.R., China (HK) Sort code: n3 or
N6 Bene acct no AN1..34 Symbols are significant
Hungary (HU) Sort Code: N8 Bene acct no
N16..24 Country uses a check digit algorithm IBAN AN28
Iceland (IS) No sort codes are used Bene acct
no N17..22 If < 22 digits: system will insert zeros after the
6 th digit to make the no. 22 digits long IBAN AN26
India (IN) Sort code: N3 or AN4 + "0" + AN6
Bene acct no: AN1..34 Symbols
are significant
Indonesia (ID) Sort code: N3,
N7, or N9 Bene acct. no. AN1.. 34 Symbols are significant
Ireland (IE) Sort Code: N6 Bene acct no
domestic payments N8, int'l payments AN8..12 (interpunctuation
characters will not be removed) IBAN AN22
Isle of Man (IM) Sort code: N6 Bene acct no
AN1..34 IBAN AN22 starting with GB
Israel
(IL) Sort code: "IL" + N6 Bene acct no AN1..34 IBAN
AN23 starting with IL
Italy (IT) IBAN AN27
as of Jan. 2008 IBAN is the only valid account
number format for domestic payments and collections in Italy. RBS
will accept incoming payments and collections where account numbers
are provided in the traditional format during a transition period,
until 3 June 2008. From that date it will be possible for banks to
charge fees for payments and collections where the account number is
not provided in IBAN format.
Traditional account number format: Sort Code: N10 Bene
acct no AN22..23 • If acct. no. is 23 digits long and
starts with a no., system will reject. • If acct. no. is
22 digits long and starts with a no.:, system will accept it
• If acct. no. starts with a letter and is >12 and <
23 digits then system will fill zeroes after the 11 th digit to make
a 23 digit no.. System will then attempt to validate the new no.. If
invalid, it will show the original no. on screen. • If
acct. no. starts with a letter and is =<12 then system will
reject. • If acct. no. starts with a no. and is >12 and
<22 digits THEN fill zeros after the 10 th digit to make a 22
digit no.. • If acct. no. starts with a no. and is =<
12 digits and a 10 digit sort code is available, system will add
this sort code to the front and add zeroes after the 10 th digit to
make this a 22 digit acct. no. If no sort code is available, system
will reject.
Check digit algorithm is used.

Japan (JA) Bene acct no:
mandatory letter F, c, T, or O (F for ordinary, T for current, C for
saving, O for other) then 7 digits.
Jersey (JE) and
Guernsey (GG) Sort code: N6 or N10 Bene acct no AN1..34
IBAN AN22 Starting with GB or AN27 starting with FR
Kazakhstan (KZ) Sort Code: N9 Bene acct no N
.. 9 System will add leading zeros to make 9
digits Country uses a check digit algorithm for domestic
payments
Korea, Republic of (KR) Sort code N2 or
N3 or N5 Bene acct no: AN1.. 34 Symbols are significant
Kosovo see Serbia
Latvia (LV) Sort
Code: N0..17 Bene acct no AN1..34 IBAN AN21
Lithuania (LT) Sort Code: N0..17 Bene acct no
AN1..34 IBAN AN20
Liechtenstein (LI) Sort
Code: N3..6 Bene acct no AN1..16 IBAN AN21
Luxembourg (LU ) Only IBAN acct. no. accepted if
transfer currency is EUR IBAN AN20 otherwise can be sort
code N0..12 and acct no. AN..34
F.Y.R. of Macedonia (MK)
Sort code: N..17 Bene acct no AN..34 IBAN AN19
starting with MK
Malaysia Sort code : N2 or N3
Bene acct no: AN1..34 Symbols are significant
Malta (MT) Sort Code: N..17 Bene acct no
AN8.16 IBAN AN31
Mauritius (MU) Sort Code:
8AN (AN..4 Bank identifier, N..2 Bank Code, N..2 Branch code)
(4+2+2) Bene acct no N..12 or IBAN IBAN number: AN..30
starting with MU
Mexico (MX) The 18digit CLABE
(Clave Bancaria Estandarizada) format is required for domestic
interbank transfers. CLABEs starting with 102 are at RBS Mexico and
you must use a Book Transfer to make payments to those accounts. You
may see your own account number expressed with the traditional
account numbering of 11 digits, but you cannot use this traditional
account format as the beneficiary account number. Check digit
algorithm is used Internatianal payments to Mexico may use
account number format AN1..34
Monaco see
France
Montenegro (ME) Sort code: N1..17 Bene
acct no N18 If account number is only 6 to 17 numbers long then
system will insert zeros after the 3rd digit to make the number
N18. IBAN AN22 Netherlands (NL)
Sort Codes are not used Bene acct no N8..10 or N1..7
System will add leading zeroes to make a 10 digit no.
Postbank accounts entered with a "P" in front of acct no: "P" is
ignored Check digit algorithm is used IBAN AN18
Norway (NO) Bank sort codes not used Bene
acct no N5..11 If acct. no. is < 11 digits, system will add
zeros after the 4 th digit to make it 11 digits long. Check
digit algorithm is used IBAN AN15
Pakistan (PK)
Sort code: N1..17 Bene acct. no. AN1..34 Symbols are significant
Philippines (PH) Sort code: N3 Bene acct no:
AN 1..34 Symbols are
significant
Poland (PL) Only IBAN acct. nos.
accepted IBAN: AN28 Sample IBAN: PL27 1140 2004 0000
3002 0135 5387
Portugal (PT) Sort Code: N8
Bene acct no N21 (8 digit sort code + 11 digit account + 2 digit
check digits) Check digit algorithm is used IBAN: AN25
Romania (RO) all bene. acct. nos. must be IBAN:
AN24 Russia (RU) Sort Code: N9
Bene acct no AN20 San Marino (SM)
Sort code: N..17 Bene acct no AN1..34 Symbols are significant IBAN AN27
starting with SM
Serbia (RS) including Kosovo Sort
code: N1..17 Bene acct no N18 If account number is only 6 to
17 numbers long then system will insert zeros after the 3rd digit to
make the number N18. IBAN AN22 Singapore
Sort code: N3 or N7 Bene acct. no. AN1.. 34
Symbols are significant
Slovakia (SK) Sort Code: N0..6
Bene Acct no.1: N0..6 "" N2..10 "/" N4 (Optional Part1  Part2
/ Part3) Bene Acct no.2: N0..6 "" N2..10 "/" A4..7 (Optional
Part1  Part2 / Part3) "" cannot be used if part 1 is not used.
Sample acct. nos.: 198742637541/1200 6713805498/SLPO
1234561234567890/ABCDEFG
IBAN AN24
Slovenia (SI) Sort Code: N5 Bene Acct no.1:
N15 IBAN: AN19
South Africa (ZA) Sort code:
N1..6 Bene acct no: International AN7..16
Domestic: N16 is always a valid
number (to cover credit card payments to all banks)
Domestic
non credit card payments:  IF BIC starts with NEDS THEN N10
 IF BIC starts with SBZA THEN N9  IF BIC starts with ABSA
THEN N9..11 OR N3+A3+N6  IF BIC starts with FIRN THEN N11 
N7..15 is a valid format if the bank is none of the above
Spain (ES) Sort Code: N8 Bene
Acct no.1: N20 (4 bank + 4 branch + 1 sort code check digit + 1
acct. check digit + 10 digit a ccount no.) Check digit algorithm
used IBAN: AN24
Sweden (SE) Sort Code: N4
MANDATORY if the beneficiary acct. no. is not 11 digits long
Bene acct no N2..11
Sample acct. nos.: 54910000003
Sort Code 9180 Acct 4993062340 IBAN: AN24
Switzerland (CH) Sort Code: N3.. 6
Bene acct no AN4..21 Symbols
are significant
Sample acct. nos.: 11623852.957
11623852957
IBAN AN21
Taiwan (TW)
Sort code N3 or N7 Bene acct no AN1.. 34 Symbols are significant
Thailand (TH) Sort code N3 or N5 or N7 Bene
acct no N6..15
Tunisia (TN) Sort Code: N5
Bene acct no N20 Check algorithm exists. IBAN: AN24
Turkey (TR) Sort Code: N4 plus "/" then N5,
example: 0088/00001 if N9 is entered, system will add the "/"
Bene acct no AN1..34 IBAN AN26
United Kingdom
(GB) Sort Code: N6 Bene acct no: for domestic GBP
payments N5..8 (If >5 and <8, system will add leading zeroes
to make 8 digits long) for domestic EUR or int'l payments,
AN5..15
Sample account no.s: 12345678 1234567USD
(Wire payment only)
IBAN AN22
United States (US)
Sort Code: N9 (Fedwire routing no., also sometimes called
ABA no.  this is the routing number at the bottom of personal
checks ), or N4 (ABA  CHIPS member), N6 (CHIPS Participant)
Bene acct no N1..34
Venezuela Sort Code N3
Bene Acct Number N20 Above rules not applied to
international payments to Venezuela (account numbers may be
AN1..35) For transfers to accounts at RBS Venezuela you can use
the 10 digit format and the system will automatically create the
20digit acct. no. 