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Foreign MoneyTransfers

If you're overseas and want to make a payment into your YBS account, you can find out how to do this here.

Please note that on 13th January 2018 the service for transferring money abroad from YBS accounts was withdrawn.

Making payments from overseas

We are a member of SWIFT banking network which means that we have the ability to transfer money from overseas into any Yorkshire Building Society account in the UK. The overseas bank needs to know three things on top of the information you would normally need to transfer money within the UK - our SWIFT code, and your International Bank Account Number (IBAN) and Bank Identifier Code (BIC). The IBAN and BIC codes contain your sort code and account number in a format that is recognised abroad.

To make payments into your account from abroad you will need to use the following information outlined in the table: 


Sort code 56 – 00 – 36
Bank Account Number 00115959
Bank Account Name Yorkshire Building Society
IBAN GB88 NWBK 560036 00115959
Reference Your 10 digit Yorkshire account number
Account Name Yorkshire account holder's name
Bank Name National Westminster Bank Plc
Branch Address Bradford Broadway Branch
1 Market St


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