What information do I need to know in order to submit a transfer?

In order to submit a transfer via the Alpha e-Banking services, you need to know the following information:
The beneficiary's bank account number in its international IBAN format (e.g. GR2701401060106002320000001).

Use Alpha Bank's IBAN Calculation tool to convert Alpha Bank account numbers from their standard format (e.g. 106002101000001) to their international format 

The name of the bank where the account is held (for transfers to domestic and foreign banks).

The beneficiary’s full name or business name (in the case of companies), as this appears in the beneficiary account details (for accounts held with other banks in Greece or abroad).

The BIC CODE/ SWIFT of the recipient bank abroad – a code which uniquely defines the bank where the account is held.

To see Alpha Bank's BIC CODE/ SWIFT, click here 

The beneficiary's address (for transfers to banks abroad).

For submitting transfers to Alpha Bank accounts not registered in your profile and to accounts held with banks in Greece or abroad, you must have activated the Additional Password Services. To know more, click here 

Useful Security Tips

  • Alpha Bank will never ask you for your access codes in any way (e.g. via phone or e-mail). These codes are strictly personal and you must never reveal them to anyone.
  • Select access codes that are not easily guessed and are not being used on other systems and services.
  • Keep the access codes confidential in a way that it is not feasible to be disclosed / stolen.
  • Log in to Alpha Web Banking only via the official website of Alpha Bank (www.alpha.gr) and never via other links appearing on other websites, search engines or e-mail messages.
  • Verify the validity of the Alpha Web Banking page and the security certificate by clicking on the lock icon in the address bar of the browser.
  • Update your PC with the latest versions and security patches of the operating system (e.g. Windows) and the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox).
  • Inspect regularly your PC for viruses and other malicious programs using the latest versions of antivirus and antimalware utilities.
  • Ignore and delete immediately suspicious e-mails that ask you to provide your personal data, include links or attachments.
  • Find here more tips and instruction for your transactions’ protection.