International Bank Account Number

The International Bank Account Number (IBAN) provides a way to standardise the identidication of bank accounts both in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and internationally.
It involves the inclusion of additional characters before the basic account number enabling the validation of customer account numbers by other banks and customers with benefits accruing for both domestic and cross-border payments.

  1. Helps the Straight-Through-Processing (STP) of payments between banks
  2. Allows validity checks regarding bank transfers

You can obtain your IBAN number
through the following channels

  • Internet

    Log in to Al Mubasher Retail 

    Your personal IBAN will appear on your account statement next to your original account number.

  • ATMs

    Update your mobile number through the mailing address menu at any Al Rajhi ATM.

    You will then receive an SMS that contains your IBAN.

  • Account Statement

    You will find your IBAN on all your account statements sent from the bank.

View IBAN Format in Saudi Arabia

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The national standard for IBAN numbers in the Kingdom conform to international standards

IBAN Numbers consist of 24 alphanumeric characters made up as follows

Content Form Division
Country Code 2a (Fixed length of 2 alpha characters) SA
Check Digits 2n (Fixed length of 2 numeric characters) this is used to check the validity of an account number
Bank Identifier 2n (Fixed length of 2 numeric characters) this check clearing code of the account holding bank
Account Number 18c (Fixed length of 18 alphanumeric characters) this is the customer's "basic account number"