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This is probably a silly question but for as long as I've been filling out FBAR forms, I've always inputted the standard UK 8 digit bank account number. Along with the bank name and address, it seems like this would uniquely identify my account.

Do you think this would cause any issues? Should I use an IBAN in the future?

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Use the standard bank account number. When and if they want/expect the IBAN they'll ask for it explicitly. You're already giving them the name and address of the bank, so if they have a problem, they can deal with the bank directly. (Besides, the US banks use a different "routing number" for direct transfers.)
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You could also argue that they would ask explicitly if they wanted a routing number or its local equivalent ... they would ask for it too..

So there should be no need to include a Bank State Branch, swift, sort or other routing transit number equivalent.
 
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