Bank Directory Plus

Global reference data to support your domestic and international payment needs

Bank Directory Plus features

Bank Directory Plus is your one-stop-shop for accurate, up-to-date global payments reference data, collected directly from data originators, including central banks, code issuers, clearing & settlement mechanisms (CSMs), banking associations, regional financial communities and financial institutions.

What does Bank Directory Plus help you with?

  • Increase your payments straight-through processing by validating (and mapping) the payment codes for all bank branches worldwide: national clearing codes, BICs, LEIs
  • Understand the operational bank hierarchies to help you in your due diligence and payment reporting obligations
  • Route payments efficiently by identifying your beneficiary institutions’ membership to market infrastructures
  • Identify financial institutions and corporates by checking legal names and address details
  • Data provisioning for the building of a bank master file

What data can you find in Bank Directory Plus?

  • All BIC codes from ISO-registry, for connected and non-connected financial institutions and corporates
  • National clearing/sort codes (200+countries and territories)
  • Name, address and identification codes in domestic (non-Latin) character set for specific countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Russia
  • Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs)
  • Financial institutions' participation in domestic and international clearing and settlement systems, such as CHIPS, TARGET, EBA, Fedwire
  • Bank hierarchy information
  • ISO country and currency codes
  • Bank holiday information
  • Timezone information

BIC Plus

An indispensable source for efficient payments preparation and repair


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