Account number or International Bank Account Number (IBAN)
Gender (not required if you a paying a company)
Address: street address, city, country
Routing code (for certain countries only)
Please contact your beneficiary to get these details.
What is a SWIFT code?
SWIFT is used for sending money overseas.
The BIC (Bank Information Code) is used by the SWIFT system to identify specific banks worldwide. A SWIFT/BIC code consists of either 8 or 11 characters.
What is a BOP code?
South African legislation requires financial institution to provide a reason why international payments are made.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) uses a set of predetermined codes to identify why money is paid overseas. This code is called a Balance of Payment (BoP) code.
Example: 401 – Gifts
Please note that we currently do not support international payments that require documentary evidence or payments initiated by a business or foreign nationals. Please visit your nearest Standard Bank Bureau de Change if you are a foreign national or if you want to make business related payments or payments that require documentary supporting evidence.