Important information on the implementation of IBAN accounts

Information for customers 17 july 2019 - 12:00

Dear Clients!

As required by of the National Bank of Ukraine (Resolution No. 162, December 28, 2018 and No. 41, February 22, 2019), Alfa-Bank JSC introduced the International Bank Account Number (IBAN). From August 5, 2019, all clients` accounts in JSC Alfa-Bank in national and foreign currency (current, deposit (savings), card, credit, escrow, etc.) will be assigned an IBAN number. This will apply both to new accounts as well as to the accounts opened prior to August 5, 2019.

In the near future, Alfa-Bank Ukraine on its website will launch a calculator for the clients to define assigned IBAN account number.

For accounts opened at Alfa-Bank, the IBAN will have the following structure:

UA nn 300346 cccccccccccccccccccc, where

UA - country code of Ukraine;

nn (2 digits) - control digit generated by the bank;

300346 (6-digit) - Alfa-Bank JSC MFO code, in which the client's account is opened;

ссссссссссссссссссс (19 digits) – client`s account number.

For private clients

New account numbers will be available for viewing and making transfers in My Alfa-Bank Internet banking and in the Alfa-Mobile Ukraine mobile app from August 5, 2019. Please note that the payment card number will not change. If you replenish a credit card or other card account using account data starting from August 5, 2019 we recommend using new account details for replenishment - IBAN standard account.

For individuals engaged in business activities

Account numbers opened prior to August 5, 2019 with numbers assigned according to the IBAN standard will be subject to registration by JSC Alfa-Bank with the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine no later than November 1, 2019, as required by the current legislation of Ukraine. New account numbers of individuals will be available for viewing and making transfers in My Alfa-Bank online banking from August 5, 2019.

For legal entities and individual entrepreneurs

Account numbers opened prior to August 5, 2019 with numbers assigned according to the IBAN standard will be subject to registration by JSC Alfa-Bank with the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine no later than November 1, 2019. Account numbers assigned according to the IBAN standard will be available in the My Business Online service, in the client-bank IFOBS and in the OK, Alfa! system starting from August 5, 2019, additional information will follow.

The International Bank Account Number (IBAN) can be assigned WITHOUT THE NECESSITY of:

  • replacing old accounts with new ones;
  • signing new agreements between the bank and the client,
  • reissuing a power of attorney for account management.

Starting November 1, 2019, all transfers will be made only using IBANs.

During the transition period from August 5 to October 31, 2019, the bank will accept settlement documents for the transfer of funds both with the IBAN and in the old format (bank MFO + account number).

If you have any questions, please contact any branch of Alfa-Bank Ukraine or the contact center by phone:

  • 044494 01 01 (for invividual clients)
  • 044490 46 84 (for business entities).

You can review the Notices to Clients made available by the NBU.

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