How to display your IBAN and BIC numbers on an invoice

This article explains how to display your International Bank Account Number (IBAN) and Bank Identifier Code (BIC or Swift Code) on international invoices.

Add your IBAN and BIC numbers to your bank account

To display your IBAN and BIC numbers on an international invoice, you first need to add the numbers to your bank account in FreeAgent. Please note that you only need to do this once.

To add your IBAN and BIC numbers to your bank account, navigate to the ‘Banking’ tab at the top of the screen and select 'Bank Accounts' from the drop down menu.

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Choose the relevant bank account from the list of accounts.

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From the bank account page, select ‘Edit details’.

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Scroll down and expand the ‘More options’ section.

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Enter your IBAN and BIC numbers in the relevant fields.

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On the same page, scroll up to the ‘Optional details’ section and tick 'Show these details on Invoices'.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page and select ‘Save changes'.

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You'll then need to complete the additional step outlined below in order to display your IBAN and BIC numbers on the invoice.

Displaying your IBAN and BIC numbers on an invoice

Once you’ve added your IBAN and BIC numbers to your bank account, follow these steps to display the number on an invoice that you are sending to a customer.

New invoices

When you’re creating a new invoice, select the checkbox next to ‘Always display the BIC and IBAN numbers, if defined, on this invoice’ in the ‘More Options’ section and then select ‘Save changes’. You will need to tick this box every time you create a new invoice.

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Existing invoices

If you need to add your IBAN and BIC numbers to an existing invoice, make it draft and select ‘Edit’. Scroll to ‘More Options’ and select the checkbox next to ‘Always display BIC and IBAN on this invoice’ and finally, select ‘Save changes’.

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