I’m Having Trouble with the Format of My Bank for My Deposits

The format of your bank account that’s required to receive deposits varies by country. Your bank can provide more information on the format you should use, as well as confirm your bank account details to ensure they’re entered correctly on Etsy. Find the country your bank is located in in this table to see how you should format your bank number: 

 

Country

Bank account format

Additional information

Australia

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • BSB code (6-digits)
  • Account number (1-9-digits)

 

As of 1st January 2020, the address on file for your AU bank account may not be a P.O. Box.

Format of the BSB code: The first two digits to indicate the "bank" and the other four digits to specify the "branch" of that bank. The first digit of the branch digits is the state code indicating the state where the branch was located. 

For example, the Australian BSB code "033088" breaks down to:

  • 03 = Westpac Banking Corporation, historically the trading operation
  • 3 = Victoria
  • 088 = 383 Chapel Street, Prahran

Austria

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (20 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Belgium

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (16 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Bulgaria

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (22 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Canada

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Institution number (3-4 digits)
  • Transit number (5 digits)
  • Account number (5-12 digits)

If you have a Caisse Desjardins bank account, you need to enter the 6 digit account number plus the check digit, 7 digits in total. 

For example, if the account number is for 1234 and the check digit is 5, you’ll need to add two zeros at the beginning of the number: 0012345.

Croatia

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (21 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Cyprus

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (28 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Czech Republic (Czechia)

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (24 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Denmark

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Bank code (4 digits)
  • Account number (4-10 digits)

We don't support IBANs for Denmark bank accounts. If you’re having trouble entering your bank details, your bank can use your IBAN to assist you with entering this information onto the site using our format.

Estonia

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (20 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Finland

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (18 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

France

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (27 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Germany

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (22 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Greece

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (27 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Hong Kong

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Bank (clearing) code (3-digits)
  • Branch code (3-digits)
  • Account number (6-9 digits)

Make sure that you don’t include your branch number in the Account number field.

Hungary

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (28 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Ireland

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (22 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Italy

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (27 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Latvia

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (21 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Lithuania

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (20 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Luxembourg

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (20 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Malta

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (31 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Netherlands

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (18 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

New Zealand

  • Bank name

  • Name of the account holder
  • SWIFT BIC (8-11 characters)
  • Account number (15-16 digits)

The account number has several parts:

  1. The first 6 digits are the bank code
  2. The next 7 digits are your account code
  3. The last 2-3 digits represent the account type

Norway

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Account number / BBAN (7-11 digits)

The account number, or BBAN, consists of the bank and branch code (4-digits) and the account number (typically 7-digits).

Poland

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (28 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Portugal

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (25 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Romania

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (24 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Singapore

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Bank code (4-digits)
  • Branch code (3-digits)
  • Account number (9-11 digits)

Make sure that you don’t include your branch number in the Account number field.

Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (24 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Slovenia

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (19 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Spain

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (24 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (8 or 11 characters)
 

Sweden

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Clearing number (4 digits)
  • Account number (7-10 digits)
 

Switzerland

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Bank Clearing Code (3-5 digits)
  • Account number  (12 digits)

You must enter a 12-digit account number. We don't support IBANs for Switzerland bank accounts, but you can use your IBAN to determine your clearing code and 12-digit account number:


Turkey

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • IBAN (26 characters)
  • SWIFT BIC (7 or 10 characters)
 

United Kingdom

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Sort code (6 digits)
  • Account number (7-8 digits)

The sort code is 6-digits and usually formatted by the bank in three pairs,for example 12-34-56 It identifies both the bank and the branch where the account is held.

United States

  • Bank name
  • Name of the account holder
  • Routing number (9 digits)
  • Account number (4-17 digits)

You can use either a current account or savings account, as long as the bank account can accept incoming deposits.

Your routing number must be the electronic routing number, not the wire transfer routing number. This can be found on a cheque, if you have one.

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