Do Russian banks have IBAN numbers? Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Tinkoff

IBAN code is not used in Russia, the account number includes only numeric characters. All banks in Russia have a SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications). You should know SWIFT of bank (Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Tinkoff, Unicredit Russia, Promsvyazbank, Rosbank, Alfa bank) to send or receive money via a bank wire transfer.

What is needed to make an international bank transfer?

Name of the recipient / full name of the organization.

Beneficiary’s account number (in IBAN format – for EU countries).

Beneficiary bank SWIFT code, BIC or full name and address of the beneficiary bank.

Top Russian private banks are: Bank Otkritie, Alfa-Bank, Raiffeisen bank, Promsvyazbank, Credit Bank of Moscow, UniCredit, B&N Bank, Rosbank, BM-Bank, ROST BANK, Russian Standard Bank.

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