International payments

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Find useful information about cut-off times, value dates and execution times, as well as IBAN and BIC/SWIFT codes for international payments via the Internet bank.

Types of payment in the Internet bank

Europe/SEPA payment:

General payments:

  • for payments to countries outside Europe
  • for payments within Europe when European payments cannot be used

Cheques must be used :

  • when the recipient has no bank account

Cut-off times

» Cut-off times, value dating and transfer times
 

Frequently asked questions about payments to/from other countries

Are there any restrictions on which countries I can transfer money to?

  • International sanctions regulations can prevent payments to certain countries. Sanctions can be directed at people, companies, products, services, specific sectors and/or geographical areas, etc.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure that any payment you make does not violate the sanctions regulations and to make the necessary investigations. An overview of the Norwegian regulations can be found here: Export control
  • Norwegian entities must also comply with US sanctions regulations if engaging in activities involving a US person or the import or export of goods with American content or origin, or if a transaction is conducted in US dollars (USD). An overview of the US regulations and search page can be found here: Sanctions Programs and Country Information and Sanctions List Search
  • At present, it is particularly important to focus on transactions to the following countries/geographical areas: Iran, North Korea, Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol, Cuba, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Somalia.

Are there any restrictions on which countries I can receive money from?

  • International sanctions regulations can prevent payments from certain countries. Sanctions can be directed at people, companies, products, services, specific sectors and/or geographical areas, etc.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure that any payment you receive does not violate the sanctions regulations and to make the necessary investigations. An overview of the Norwegian regulations can be found here: Export control (in Norwegian)
  • Norwegian entities must also comply with US sanctions regulations if engaging in activities involving a US person or the import or export of goods with American content or origin, or if a transaction is conducted in US dollars (USD). An overview of the US regulations and search page can be found here: Sanctions Programs and Country Information and Sanctions List Search 
  • At present, it is particularly important to focus on transactions from the following countries/geographical areas: Iran, North Korea, Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol, Cuba, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Somalia.

For sending payments you need:

  • The payee's IBAN/account number. Contact the payee to request this.
  • Your own and the payee's addresses
  • The currency of denomination
  • The receiving bank's BIC/SWIFT. Find BIC/SWIFT
  • Information for the Currency Register for amounts cross-border from certain countries:

For receiving payments:

  • Your IBAN/account number. Find your IBAN number
  • DNB's BIC/SWIFT address: DNBANOKK
  • Your name and address
 
Standard settlement instructions
Valid from14th of September 2017 for payments to DNB Bank ASA

DNB Markets

Norway

Sweden

Denmark

UK

Finland

Germany

USA

Grand Cayman

Singapore

Shanghai

 

Tip!

Remember to update your accounting system and payee register in the Internet bank. The receiving bank will return the payment if the IBAN or BIC is incorrect.

Further information can be found on our International trade page.
Also see: SEPA, Trade Finance, Global network, Currency converter, SEPA – New standard for payments in EUR