[OSM-talk] Donations and bank accounts

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 08:47:51 GMT 2009


On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Stefan Baebler <stefan.baebler at gmail.com>wrote:

> >     > Gary68 wrote:
> >     >> I for sure won't sign on to PayPal. And I won't give my bank
> >     xxEUR for
> >     >> shipping a few bucks across the channel.
>
> Within Europe SEPA [1] transfers are probably the cheapest (for both
> parties, in some cases even free with certain bank accounts) way to make
> international money transfers.
>
> When I just tried to make such donation per instructions [2], i got an
> error: BIC code is either invalid or not in the list of codes for SEPA
> orders. (original slovenian: "Nepravilna BIC koda, ali BIC koda ni v
> šifrantu za SEPA naloge")
>

The Co-operative Bank is not yet part of the SEPA system.  However, you
should still be able to make money transfers using the BIC/IBAN codes, but
just not as SEPA transactions.

Etienne


>
> Can someone please check if account can recieve such transfers and the
> "Co-operative Bank" is included in the SEPA system before i contact my
> bank?
>
> thanks,
> Stefan
>
>
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_Euro_Payments_Area
> [2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Donations#International_Donations
>
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