Bank Wizard - Comprehensive Bank Account Validation

Improve Straight-Through-Processing of payments by reducing errors in your data up-front to minimise the number of rejected payments and the associated costs.

Bank Wizard is our unique bank account validation software which removes the problem of managing updates to complex and constantly changing payments data within your business systems.

Our dedicated Data Team identify and confirm changes to bank data on a weekly basis, meaning that updates can automatically be incorporated into your systems to ensure that you benefit from working with the most accurate and up-to-date information available.

Designed to be easily embedded within existing applications, the solution allows you to check the validity of bank details before you submit them to an automated clearing system.

Bank Wizard has over 80% coverage of worldwide SWIFT payments, including the whole of Europe. It has been implemented by some of the largest users of automated payment solutions.


The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) initiative creates a zone in which all euro electronic payments are treated as domestic by removing existing differences between national and pan-European cross-border.

SEPA will enable you to make cashless euro payments to anyone located in the SEPA zone using only a single bank  account and one set of payments instructions.

This means from 1st February 2014 all euro payments will require the use of IBAN(International Bank Account Number).

Failure to collect and validate IBAN details will result in failed payments, increased rejections costs and poor customer service. 34 million euro  transactions are made every year and around 12.7%* are incorrect; and with the cost per failed transaction at an average of €50, the financial impact for your business on non-conversion could be significant.

Whether you operate in a single domestic country or across several international locations, the quality of your electronic payments data will impact your cash management and business efficiency.

Getting your payments data right will deliver improved Straight-Through-Processing, reduce your business risk and lower your costs.

Bank Wizard validates bank account details for over 50 countries and territories, including all 31 SEPA countries and the whole of Europe.

Supporting inter-bank and international clearing systems, it facilitates domestic Direct Debit and Direct Credit transfer as well as cross-border paymentsAdditional bank and branch BIC data is also available through Bank Wizard, helping you to complete missing information for international payments.

Bank Wizard's Global BIC look-up facility will enable you to quickly validate an existing BIC code or find a correct BIC code for your international payments across 228 different countries and territories

The mandatory use of BIC and IBAN in all EU cross-border euro credit transfers can greatly increase the cost of international payments processing.

This is due to the charges levied by banks for submitting invalid data and the cost of correcting rejected payment information.

As well as validating and reformatting BIC and IBAN data at the point of capture, Bank Wizard converts basic bank account numbers (BBAN) into the required BIC and IBAN format so that you only submit accurate beneficiary details for processing.

This greatly reduces the time and cost associated with administering rejected cross-border payments and leads to greater operational efficiency.

Try Bank Wizard and see how your organisation could:

  • Dramatically reduce payment processing errors
  • Reduce risk and correction costs of failed payments
  • Save time and money supporting new SEPA payment requirements
  • Improve customer acquisition, collections and payments efficiency

Available for single record validation and IBAN conversion OR Bulk file BBAN to IBAN and BIC conversion.

To be granted access to the trial you will need to provide a valid business email address that we can then send login details to.


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