IBAN Code Lookup API

IBAN Code Lookup API

The IBAN Code Lookup API is a tool that enables users to verify the validity of International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs) by looking up the associated bank and branch details. This API can help prevent fraudulent activities and reduce errors in cross-border transactions. It is commonly used by financial institutions, payment processors, and e-commerce platforms.

API description

About the API: 

The IBAN Code Lookup API is a powerful tool for financial institutions, payment processors, and e-commerce platforms that require a quick and reliable way to validate International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs) before processing cross-border transactions. IBANs are standardized codes used to identify bank accounts across national borders, and they are essential for international transactions to ensure that the funds are credited to the correct account.

This API provides a simple and efficient way to validate IBAN codes by looking up the associated bank and branch details. It utilizes a vast database of bank information to retrieve the correct bank name, address, and other details, ensuring that transactions are processed accurately and efficiently.

The IBAN Code Lookup API is designed to be easy to use, with simple API calls that can be integrated seamlessly into existing systems. Developers can access the API using a range of programming languages, including Java, Python, and JavaScript, making it a versatile solution for a wide range of applications.

One of the most significant advantages of the IBAN Code Lookup API is its ability to prevent fraudulent activities. Fraudsters often use fake IBANs to deceive individuals or organizations into transferring funds to the wrong account. By using this API to verify the authenticity of the IBAN, financial institutions and payment processors can reduce the risk of fraudulent transactions and protect their customers' funds.

Another benefit of the IBAN Code Lookup API is its ability to reduce errors in cross-border transactions. Errors in IBANs can lead to delayed or failed transactions, resulting in frustration and financial losses. By validating the IBAN before processing the transaction, this API can help ensure that transactions are processed accurately and efficiently, saving time and reducing the risk of errors.

In summary, the IBAN Code Lookup API is an essential tool for financial institutions, payment processors, and e-commerce platforms that deal with international transactions. By providing a quick and reliable way to validate IBANs, it helps prevent fraudulent activities, reduce errors, and ensure that transactions are processed accurately and efficiently. Its ease of use and compatibility with multiple programming languages make it a valuable solution for a wide range of applications.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass any IBAN code to validate and receive if it's valid or not and relevant information about the bank. 

  

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Payment Processing: Payment processors can use the IBAN Code Lookup API to verify the authenticity of IBANs before processing cross-border transactions. This can help prevent fraudulent activities and reduce the risk of errors, ensuring that transactions are processed accurately and efficiently.

  2. Banking: Banks can integrate the IBAN Code Lookup API into their systems to verify the validity of IBANs and ensure that funds are credited to the correct account. This can help reduce the risk of errors and prevent fraudulent activities, providing a more secure and efficient banking experience for customers.

  3. E-commerce: E-commerce platforms can use the IBAN Code Lookup API to validate IBANs before processing international payments. This can help reduce the risk of errors and ensure that funds are credited to the correct account, providing a more reliable and secure payment experience for customers.

  4. Accounting: Accounting software can integrate the IBAN Code Lookup API to ensure that international transactions are processed accurately and efficiently. This can help reduce the risk of errors and ensure that funds are credited to the correct account, providing a more reliable and efficient accounting experience.

  5. Compliance: Compliance departments can use the IBAN Code Lookup API to verify the authenticity of IBANs and ensure that funds are not transferred to sanctioned or restricted entities. This can help prevent compliance violations and reduce the risk of regulatory penalties, ensuring that businesses remain compliant with international regulations.

 

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation

API Documentation

Endpoints


Pass any IBAN code and receive if it's valid or not and get relevant information about the bank. 



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1723/iban+code+lookup+api/1339/iban+lookup
                                                                            
                                                                        

IBAN Lookup - Endpoint Features
Object Description
number [Required] Pass the IBAN Code to lookup.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"status":200,"success":true,"message":"PT50000101231234567890192 is a valid IBAN","data":{"iban":"PT50000101231234567890192","country":"Portugal [PT]","sepa_country":"Yes","checksum":"50","bban":"000101231234567890192","bank_code":"0001","branch_code":"0123","account_number":"12345678901","check_digit":"92","bank_details":{"swift_code":"BGALPTTGXXX","bank_name":"BANCO DE PORTUGAL","branch":"SISTEMAS DE PAGAMENTOS","address":"AV. ALMIRANTE REIS, 71 EDIFICIO PORTUGAL","city":"LISBON","zip":"1150-012"}}}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

IBAN Lookup - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1723/iban+code+lookup+api/1339/iban+lookup?number=PT50000101231234567890192' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the IBAN Code Lookup API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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