How to identify interim ZIL address or mainnet ZIL address

In order to prevent users from sending ERC20 ZIL tokens from their Ethereum wallets to a native ZIL address and vice versa. Zilliqa has adopted a variation of the bech32 for address format to remove any ambiguity of the type of address.

Interim ERC20 ZIL address, being an Ethereum address, will look like the following. It will typically has the format of 0x.....


Mainnet ZIL (bech32) address will look like the following. It will be prefixed with zil1.


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For more technical information about Zilliqa address format, you may wish to refer to our wiki for the technical information.