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International Wire Payments: Setting up an International vendor for Wire transfer



Entering foreign bank account for International vendor

If the vendor's bank is in a different country from the vendor's address country, edit the vendor record first and select the appropriate country for the Vendor Bank Country field.

  1. On the International vendor's record, click Set up ePayments Java_-_Set_up_ePayments_button.png
  2. Vendor bank account information
    • If the vendor has provided full International bank information 
      1. Enter International bank branch identifier
        1. Alphanumeric bank branch identifiers (IBAN) are case sensitive. All letter(s) must be in uppercase
      2. Account Number: Bank Account Number of the vendor
      3. Re-enter Account Number: to confirm account number
    • If the vendor has not provided full International bank information
      1. Search for the International bank with the information that was provided by clicking search for bank (available for countries that use Swift only)Java_search_bank.png
        • The bank can be searched for using the following parameters:
          • Swift code
          • Bank Name
          • Bank Address
            • Verify the bank name and address matches the information provided by the vendor before clicking Select
      2. Enter the Account Number
      3. Re-enter Account Number: to confirm account number
    • Select Payment Currency: the currency to deposit in the vendor's International bank account. By default, this will be set to the vendor's local currency. Click the dropdown to select USD or other foreign currency, if available 
      • We will always debit in USD
  3. Select Vendor Type
    • Company
    • Individual
  4. Enter Pay To name
    • This must match what the vendor's bank has on file or the payment could be rejected or held
      • Some recipient banks do not check to see that the name on the account matches the account number. At the other extreme, some recipient banks will not deposit the money into the account if the name on the money transfer is not exactly the same as the name on the bank account.
  5. Enter Payment Address
  6. Enter Payment info email
    • A payment notification email will be sent to the vendor at this email address
  7. Enter Payment Contact Phone; required for some countries
  8. Select Purpose of payment
    • Purpose of payment is a regulatory requirement
  9. Click Save
  10. Click Done to confirm details 


Note: Additional information may be required depending on requirements of the country receiving payment, ie: Contact name or Contact phone

Once the bank account is saved, the foreign bank information is displayed. Verify the bank information again to ensure it is correct.




Countries, Bank Branch Identifier and Currency Supported


Country Name Bank Branch Identifier

Currency Supported

Australia BSB (Bank-State-Branch): 6 alphanumeric AUD, USD
Austria IBAN: 20 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Belgium IBAN: 16 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Canada Institution & Transit Number: 8 or 9 digits* CAD, USD
China Cnaps code: 12 digits CNY, USD
Cyprus IBAN: 28 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Czech Republic IBAN: 24 alphanumeric CZK, USD
Denmark IBAN: 18 alphanumeric EUR, DKK, USD
Estonia IBAN: 20 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Finland IBAN: 18 alphanumeric EUR, USD
France IBAN: 24 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Germany  IBAN: 22 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Greece  IBAN: 27 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Hong Kong Bank and Branch Code: 6 digits HKD, USD
Hungary IBAN: 28 digits HUF, USD
India IFSC code: 11 characters INR, USD
Ireland  IBAN: up to 22 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Israel IBAN: 23 alphanumeric ILS, USD
Italy  IBAN: 27 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Japan Zengin Bank & Branch Code: 7 digits JPY, USD
Latvia IBAN: 21 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Liechtenstein IBAN: 21 alphanumeric CHF, USD
Lithuania  IBAN: 20 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Luxembourg  IBAN: 20 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Malta  IBAN: 31 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Mexico Clabe: 18 digits MXN, USD
Netherlands IBAN: 18 alphanumeric EUR, USD
New Zealand Bank Code: first 6 digits NZD, USD
Norway  IBAN: 15 alphanumeric EUR, NOK, USD
Poland  IBAN: 28 alphanumeric EUR, PLN, USD
Portugal  IBAN: 25 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Qatar IBAN: 29 alphanumeric QAR, USD
Saudi Arabia IBAN: 24 alphanumeric SAR, USD
Singapore  Bank and Branch Code: 7 digits SGD, USD
Slovakia IBAN: 24 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Slovenia  IBAN: 19 alphanumeric EUR, USD
South Africa IBT Code: 8 characters ZAR, USD
South Korea Bank and Branch Code: 7 digits KRW, USD
Spain  IBAN: 24 alphanumeric EUR, USD
Sweden IBAN: 24 alphanumeric SEK, EUR, USD
Switzerland IBAN: 21 alphanumeric CHF, EUR, USD
Taiwan Bank and Branch Code: 7 digits TWD, USD
Tunisia IBAN: 24 alphanumeric TND, USD
Turkey IBAN: 26 digits TRY, USD
United Kingdom IBAN: 22 alphanumeric  GBP, EUR, USD

* If the vendor provided Canadian bank Institution and Transit Number is 8 digits and not accepted add a leading zero (0) to make it 9 digits.

  • Example: If provided 00301879 and it is not accepted, add a leading zero which makes it 000301879


Things to know

  • accounts with account type "Individual (Personal or household use)" will not be able to make International wire payments
  • Foreign bank accounts can be added for Vendors but only USD bank accounts can be added to to make payments from
  • Once a vendor's bank account has been added, it can not be edited. The bank will need to be deactivated and added again
  • International vendors can not be setup for wire payment within the mobile app
  • Once an International vendor has been set up to receive wire payments within the online version of, they can be paid internationally via the mobile app, for both IOS and Android
  • Alphanumeric bank branch identifiers (IBAN) are case sensitive. All letter(s) must be in uppercase
  • CNY is the official abbreviation of China's currency Renminbi (RMB) and payments are issued at the CNY(RMB) rate