Reference Documents


The Maric Validators are all based around check digit verification according to ISO standard 7064 Mod 97-10. The standard may be obtained here.

SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) is designated by the ISO Technical Management Board to act as the Registration Authority for the IBAN standard ISO 13616-1:2007 and publishes the IBAN Registry. (This is a .pdf document). Specific details are available as a .csv file here.

ISO Countries and Country Codes are explained in ISO 3166. There is a link in that page for actual ISO Country Code values.

EPC (European Payments Council) documents may be found in the EPC Knowledge Bank. In particular

The ISO Structured Creditor Reference is defined in ISO 11649:2009.


Note that most ISO standards are not “free to view” and must be purchased.

These links were correct as of 21 April 2016.


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