Validate bank account details

Our bank account validation tool lets you check bank account numbers are valid for a given sort code. This functionality can help prevent payment errors after details have been recorded.

Sort code
Bank BIC
Branch BIC
Direct debits
Faster payments

Bank Validation features

instant results

Instant results

Enter six-digit sort codes and 8-digit bank account numbers and get instant notification that details are correct, direct debit capable, faster payments supported and CHAPs supported.

Auto-complete bank details

Auto-completes bank details

Instantly returns the Bank Identifier Code (BIC), branch title, postal address and telephone number from the sort code entered.

IBAN check

IBAN checks for most European countries

Checks the country code, verifies the correct number of characters are present, looks for the correct BBAN country format and checks for substitution, transposition and shift errors.

Daily updates

Regular updates 

The waiting period for allocation of customer accounts to newly registered sort codes is just six weeks. Seamless data updates ensure you will always recognise new sort codes.