Bankleitzahl, BLZ Code, Sort Code is a five digits numerical codes used to identify an individual branch of a financial institution or bank in Austria. Oesterreichische Nationalbank ("OeNB"), the central bank of the Republic of Austria is managing the codes

The code was initially introduced in Germany in 1970 and the system was adopted by Austria. In Austria, Bankleitzahl consists of 5 digits instead of 8 digits used in Germany. Since the codes are unique for every financial institutions or banks, it can be used to identify the individual branch of the financial institutions or banks in Autria.

Bankleitzahl is used for domestic money transfer within Austria. For international inward money transfer, SWIFT code must be used together with a Bankleitzahl and Account Number. Bankleitzahl is also part of International Bank Account Number (IBAN).

Austria Bank Bankleitzahl, BLZ Code, Sort Code and SWIFT Codes

International Bank Transfer

To make international bank transfer from Austria to another country, SWIFT Code is required on top of recipient name, bank name & branch and account number.

Top Banks in Austria

Rank Company
1 Erste Group
2 Bank Austria
3 RZB Group
4 Volksbank AG (Osterreichische Volksbanken AG)
5 BAWAG P.S.K.
6 Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA)
7 Oberbank
8 Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg
9 Hypo Tirol Bank AG
10 Schoellerbank
11 Bankhaus Spangler

Looking for a Bankleitzahl, BLZ Code for Germany Banks? Refer to Bankleitzahl or BLZ Code table.