Vendor bank accounts (form)

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Accounts payable > Common > Vendors > All vendors. Select a vendor account. On the Action Pane, in the Set up group, click Bank accounts.

Use this form to create and manage vendor bank accounts. This information is used if you have to make a payment to a vendor bank account.

Task that uses this form

Specify when a vendor bank account is active

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.





View the information about the selected bank account.


Enter information about validation and payments for the selected bank account.


View or add an address for the bank.

Contact information

Enter or view contact information for the selected bank account.





Delete the address that is displayed in the Address field and create a new address record for the selected bank account.


Open an online map for the selected address.




Bank account

The number that identifies the vendor bank account.


The name that is used to identify this account on printed reports and throughout Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Bank groups

Select or view a bank group. The address of the bank group is automatically copied to the vendor bank account.

Vendor account

The vendor account number.

Routing number type

The type of routing number for international payments.

The following is the number of digits that is used for the routing number types.

Bank code




Bankleitzahl (Austria)



Bankleitzahl (Germany)



Canadian payment association (Canada)



CHIPS participant ID (United States)



CHIPS code (UID no.) (United States)



FEDWIRE (ABA no.) (United States)



Sort code (United Kingdom/Ireland)



The field can be used together with the Routing number field. It is required for the following payment formats if the routing number is filled in:

  • Danske Bank Teleservice - Internationale betalinger (Denmark)

  • Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) (Sweden)

Routing number

The number that the bank uses to identify itself.

Bank account number

The account number for the vendor, as assigned by the bank.


The Control Internal Number (CIN) that is required for national vendor payments.


ITA) This control is available only to legal entities whose primary address is in Italy.

Type of account

Used to separate payments by using Postgiro Bank Invoice Payment Service.


The unique, nine-digit Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number that is assigned to this vendor by Dun & Bradstreet. To enter the DUNS number, you can right-click in this field and select View details.


This control is available only if the Public Sector configuration key is selected.

+4 DUNS segment

A four-character location identifier that is assigned to this vendor, if the vendor has more than one bank or electronic funds transfer (EFT) account. This identifier is assigned in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR), which is the primary vendor database for the United States federal government.


This control is available only if the Public Sector configuration key is selected.

SWIFT code

The SWIFT payment code, which is used for money transfers to foreign countries/regions. Every bank has its own SWIFT code, also known as BIC (Bank Identifier Code).


The International Bank Account Number (IBAN). This number can contain up to 34 alphanumeric characters.

Bank account type

The bank account type that is used to separate payments that are made through the Postgiro Bank Invoice Payment Service.

Active date

The date, converted to your time zone, when the bank account is available to be used for electronically generated payments. The bank account can accept payments starting at midnight on the date you specify.

If you leave this field blank, the bank account is active immediately.

For information about time zones, see Place a General ledger transaction on hold.

Expiration date

The date when the bank account is no longer available to accept payments.

If this field is blank, the bank account has no expiration date.


The status of the bank account.

  • Active – A bank account is active if the current date is on or before the date in the Expiration date field.

    If the dates in both the Active date and Expiration date fields are in the future, electronic payments are not available. Other payment types are available and the bank account is active.

  • Inactive – A bank account is not active if the current date is after the date in the Expiration date field.

If both the Active date and Expiration date fields are blank, the bank account is active.

Text code

The code that specifies text on the bank statement of the recipient.

Message to bank

A message that is sent to the bank together with the payment.

Exchange reference

The reference number of any forward-term or fixed-term rate of exchange.

Cross rate

The negotiated exchange rate for the vendor. If a cross rate is specified, it is used during journal entry instead of the standard exchange rates.


The name of the vendor bank that the prenote was created for.

Prenote status

The status of the prenote, which can be Pending or Approved.

Prenote approval date

The date when the prenote was approved.


View the formatted information for the selected address. This is the address that will appear on a printed document. The original address record may contain information that is not included in this view, depending on the specific country/region format.

Name of person

The contact person in the bank who handles this account.


The main telephone number for the bank.


The direct dial number for the contact person at the bank.


The pager number.

Mobile phone

The telephone number of the vendor contact's mobile phone.


The fax number for the bank.


The email address that is used for correspondence with the bank regarding this account.


The email address that is used for sending SMS messages to a mobile phone.

Internet address

The website address of the bank that holds this account. This address can contain up to 80 characters.

Telex number

The Telex number at the bank. The number can be an alphanumeric string of up to 20 characters.

See also

Vendors (form)

Bank accounts (form)

Set up vendor prenotes

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