BIC Plus & BIC directory 2018

An indispensable source for efficient payments preparation and repair

BIC Plus features

BIC Plus will inform you of the institution behind the BIC, whether this BIC is connected to SWIFT, and where the financial institution is located.

What issues can you resolve with BIC Plus?

  • BIC identification and validation
  • Insight into newly added or deleted BICs
  • Connectivity status on SWIFT network and services
  • Verification of any historic modifications to a BIC or its contact details
  • Facilitation of MiFID reporting, as it helps investment firms identify trading counterparties in their monthly transaction reports with only active BICs at the time of trading
  • Look-up of an institution’s name, address and contact details
  • Research of bank holiday, currencies and country data

What can you find in BIC Plus?

  • All BIC-11 codes from ISO-registry (200+ countries), from connected and non-connected financial institutions and corporates, including:
    • Name and address information
    • The institution’s participation in national and international payment services reachable through FIN (FIN service codes)
    • The institution’s SWIFT user category
    • BIC status on FIN, InterAct and FileAct
  • BIC-related events (such as suspension, (de)activation, name change)
  • Historical BIC information
  • ISO country and currency codes
  • Bank holiday information
  • Time zones

BIC directory 2018 features

This directory provides the same layout as the former BIC directory, with the addition of connectivity and time zone information in pre-existing fields. For ease of integration into your own back office systems, there is no structural change to this file compared to the legacy BIC directory. You have the choice to use either or both BIC Plus or BIC directory 2018 at no additional cost.


Bank Directory Plus

Reference data to support your domestic and internal payment needs


Country, Currency & Holiday

Access reference data on country codes, currency codes and bank holidays


Bankers World Online

Global financial reference data and financial information for payments, regulatory reporting and due diligence