This package is abandoned and no longer maintained. The author suggests using the jschaedl/iban-validation package instead.

validate and generate IBANs

1.3.0 2017-04-07 16:02 UTC


Important: This library is derecated. Please use https://github.com/jschaedl/iban-validation instead.

A small library for validating and generating International Bankaccount Numbers (IBAN). It is build for PHP 5.3+.

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Development status

This library is ready to use. The Iban validation should be run fine, but there is no warranty for the generation functionality. Please use it at your own risk.


Version 1.3.0

  • Activation of new german Iban rules valid from 6th of March 2016

Version 1.2.0

  • Activation of new german Iban rules valid from 5th of December 2016


To install jschaedl/iban just run:

$ composer require jschaedl/iban

You can see this library on Packagist.

Composer installs autoloader at ./vendor/autoload.php. If you use jschaedl/iban in your php script, add:

require_once 'vendor/autoload.php';

Usage example


use IBAN\Validation\IBANValidator;
use IBAN\Generation\IBANGeneratorDE;
use IBAN\Generation\IBANGeneratorNL;
// validation example
$ibanValidator = new IBANValidator();
if ($ibanValidator->validate('DE89370400440532013000')) {
	echo "DE89370400440532013000 is valid!";
// generate german iban example #1
$ibanGenerator = new IBANGeneratorDE();
$generatedIban = $ibanGenerator->generate('60050101', '502502502'); 
// $generatedIban => DE15600501010001108884

// generate german iban example #2
$generatedIban = IBANGenerator::DE('60050101', '502502502');
// $generatedIban => DE15600501010001108884

// generate dutch iban example #1
$ibanGenerator = new IBANGeneratorNL();
$generatedIban = $ibanGenerator->generate('ABNA', '123456789'); 
// $generatedIban => NL02ABNA0123456789

// generate dutch iban example #2
$generatedIban = IBANGenerator::NL('ABNA', '123456789');
// $generatedIban => NL02ABNA0123456789

How to contribute

If you want to fix some bugs or want to enhance some functionality, please fork this repository and create a feature branch based on the develop branch or a htfix branch based on the master branch. Then fix the bug you found or add your enhancements and make a pull request. Please commit your changes in tiny steps and add a detailed description on every commit.

Unit Testing

All pull requests must be accompanied by passing unit tests. This repository uses PHPUnit and Composer. You must run composer install to install this package's dependencies before the unit tests will run. You can run the test via:

phpunit -c tests/phpunit.xml tests/


  • add support for more countries


Jan Schädlich




MIT Public License