What is a SWIFT Code?

A SWIFT Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Code (BIC) used to specify a particular bank or branch. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also use these codes for exchanging messages between them.

SWIFT codes comprise of 8 or 11 characters. All 11 digit codes refer to specific branches, while 8 digit codes (or those ending in 'XXX') refer to the head or primary office. SWIFT codes are formatted as follows:

AAAA BB CC DDD

✓ First 4 characters - bank code (only letters)
✓ Next 2 characters - ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)
✓ Next 2 characters - location code, passive participant will have "1" in the second character (letters and digits)
✓ Last 3 characters - branch code, optional - 'XXX' for primary office (letters and digits)

The registrations of Swift Codes are handled by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) and their headquarters is located in La Hulpe, Belgium. SWIFT is the registered trademark of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

Top Banks SWIFT Codes

VTB BANK (FRANCE) S.A. PARIS

The SWIFT Code of VTB BANK (FRANCE) S.A. in PARIS, France is EUROFRPP.

HSBC AMANAH MALAYSIA BERHAD KUALA LUMPUR

The SWIFT Code of HSBC AMANAH MALAYSIA BERHAD in KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia is HMABMYKL.

UBI BANCA SPA TELGATE

The SWIFT Code of UBI BANCA SPA in TELGATE, Italy is BLOPIT22899.

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA KARUR

The SWIFT Code of CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA in KARUR, India is CBININBBKRU.

UBI BANCA SPA PISA

The SWIFT Code of UBI BANCA SPA in PISA, Italy is BLOPIT22C46.

UNICREDIT BANK AG (HYPOVEREINSBANK) HOHENWESTEDT

The SWIFT Code of UNICREDIT BANK AG (HYPOVEREINSBANK) in HOHENWESTEDT, Germany is HYVEDEMM389.

BANK OF ENGLAND LONDON

The SWIFT Code of BANK OF ENGLAND in LONDON, United Kingdom is BKENGB2LCON.

BANK OF HEBEI (FORMERLY SHIJIAZHUANG CITY COMMERCIAL BANK) SHIJIAZHUANG

The SWIFT Code of BANK OF HEBEI (FORMERLY SHIJIAZHUANG CITY COMMERCIAL BANK) in SHIJIAZHUANG, China is BKSHCNBJ311.

KEB HANA BANK SINGAPORE BRANCH SINGAPORE

The SWIFT Code of KEB HANA BANK SINGAPORE BRANCH in SINGAPORE, Singapore is KOEXSGSG.

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK MUMBAI

The SWIFT Code of PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK in MUMBAI, India is PUNBINBBDBB.

COMMERZBANK AG (FORMERLY DRESDNER BANK AG) DACHAU

The SWIFT Code of COMMERZBANK AG (FORMERLY DRESDNER BANK AG) in DACHAU, Germany is DRESDEFF706.

EUROCLEAR BELGIUM (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS CIK BELGIUM) BRUSSELS

The SWIFT Code of EUROCLEAR BELGIUM (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS CIK BELGIUM) in BRUSSELS, Belgium is CIKBBEBB013.

CREDIT AGRICOLE SAINT MARTIN D’HERES

The SWIFT Code of CREDIT AGRICOLE in SAINT MARTIN D'HERES, France is AGRIFRPPSMH.

HYPOTHEKARBANK LENZBURG AG SEON

The SWIFT Code of HYPOTHEKARBANK LENZBURG AG in SEON, Switzerland is HYPLCH2257B.

S.W.I.F.T. HEADQUARTERS LA HULPE

The SWIFT Code of S.W.I.F.T. HEADQUARTERS in LA HULPE, Belgium is SWHQBEBBMKT.

SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION YANGON BRANCH YANGON

The SWIFT Code of SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION YANGON BRANCH in YANGON, Myanmar is SMBCMMMY.

METROPOLITAN BANK AND TRUST CO. MANILA

The SWIFT Code of METROPOLITAN BANK AND TRUST CO. in MANILA, Philippines is MBTCPHMM.

ASIA UNITED BANK CORPORATION PASIG CITY

The SWIFT Code of ASIA UNITED BANK CORPORATION in PASIG CITY, Philippines is AUBKPHMM.

HABIB BANK LIMITED SIALKOT

The SWIFT Code of HABIB BANK LIMITED in SIALKOT, Pakistan is HABBPKKA166.

UBS SWITZERLAND AG LUGANO

The SWIFT Code of UBS SWITZERLAND AG in LUGANO, Switzerland is UBSWCHZH69A.

COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK (EGYPT) S.A.E. CAIRO

The SWIFT Code of COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK (EGYPT) S.A.E. in CAIRO, Egypt is CIBEEGCXLON.

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. BOURNEMOUTH

The SWIFT Code of JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. in BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom is CHASGB2LTSG.

INTESA SANPAOLO SPA CORNAREDO

The SWIFT Code of INTESA SANPAOLO SPA in CORNAREDO, Italy is BCITITMMI43.

UBI BANCA SPA ROMA

The SWIFT Code of UBI BANCA SPA in ROMA, Italy is BLOPIT22097.

RAIFFEISENKASSE MATREI AM BRENNER UND UMGEBUNG EGEN MATREI AM BRENNER

The SWIFT Code of RAIFFEISENKASSE MATREI AM BRENNER UND UMGEBUNG EGEN in MATREI AM BRENNER, Austria is RZTIAT22273.

CASSA DI RISPARMIO DEL VENETO S.P.A. ARSIERO

The SWIFT Code of CASSA DI RISPARMIO DEL VENETO S.P.A. in ARSIERO, Italy is IBSPIT2P474.

CATHAY UNITED BANK TAIPEI

The SWIFT Code of CATHAY UNITED BANK in TAIPEI, Taiwan is UWCBTWTP602.

UBI BANCA SPA PERUGIA

The SWIFT Code of UBI BANCA SPA in PERUGIA, Italy is BLOPIT22B20.

JOINT-STOCK COMMERCIAL XALQ BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN TASHKENT

The SWIFT Code of JOINT-STOCK COMMERCIAL XALQ BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN in TASHKENT, Uzbekistan is SCPEUZ22.

FAISAL ISLAMIC BANK OF EGYPT CAIRO

The SWIFT Code of FAISAL ISLAMIC BANK OF EGYPT in CAIRO, Egypt is FIEGEGCXHEL.

BANCO POPULAR ESPANOL, S.A. MADRID

The SWIFT Code of BANCO POPULAR ESPANOL, S.A. in MADRID, Spain is POPUESMMCMG.

THE PREMIER BANK LIMITED DHAKA

The SWIFT Code of THE PREMIER BANK LIMITED in DHAKA, Bangladesh is PRMRBDDHIMG.

BANCA NAZIONALE DEL LAVORO S.P.A. LENTINI

The SWIFT Code of BANCA NAZIONALE DEL LAVORO S.P.A. in LENTINI, Italy is BNLIITRRLEN.

CREDIT MUTUEL – CIC BANQUES STRASBOURG

The SWIFT Code of CREDIT MUTUEL - CIC BANQUES in STRASBOURG, France is CMCIFRPACHQ.

COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA HO CHI MINH CITY HO CHI MINH CITY

The SWIFT Code of COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA HO CHI MINH CITY in HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam is CTBAVNVX.

HABIB BANK LIMITED FAISALABAD

The SWIFT Code of HABIB BANK LIMITED in FAISALABAD, Pakistan is HABBPKKA852.

UNICREDIT BANK AG (HYPOVEREINSBANK) SCHOENBERG

The SWIFT Code of UNICREDIT BANK AG (HYPOVEREINSBANK) in SCHOENBERG, Germany is HYVEDEMM381.

BANCA TRANSILVANIA S.A. BAIA MARE

The SWIFT Code of BANCA TRANSILVANIA S.A. in BAIA MARE, Romania is BTRLRO22MMA.

STATE BANK OF INDIA SAHARANPUR

The SWIFT Code of STATE BANK OF INDIA in SAHARANPUR, India is SBININBB557.

ROBECO INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT B.V. ROTTERDAM

The SWIFT Code of ROBECO INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT B.V. in ROTTERDAM, Netherlands is RGVMNL2RTEL.

TAIWAN COOPERATIVE BANK LTD TAIPEI

The SWIFT Code of TAIWAN COOPERATIVE BANK LTD in TAIPEI, Taiwan is TACBTWTP106.

BANK OF INDIA HYDERABAD

The SWIFT Code of BANK OF INDIA in HYDERABAD, India is BKIDINBBHCB.

NOVARTIS AG ROTKREUZ

The SWIFT Code of NOVARTIS AG in ROTKREUZ, Switzerland is NOVRCHBS224.

DENIZBANK A.S. ISTANBUL

The SWIFT Code of DENIZBANK A.S. in ISTANBUL, Turkey is DENITRIS210.

BNP PARIBAS FORTIS (FORTIS BANK SA/NV) MECHELEN

The SWIFT Code of BNP PARIBAS FORTIS (FORTIS BANK SA/NV) in MECHELEN, Belgium is GEBABEBB08B.

DEUTSCHE BANK AG FRANKFURT AM MAIN

The SWIFT Code of DEUTSCHE BANK AG in FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany is DEUTDEFFBGF.

BANQUE HERITAGE (URUGUAY) S.A. MONTEVIDEO

The SWIFT Code of BANQUE HERITAGE (URUGUAY) S.A. in MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay is SURIUYMM.

BIVERBANCA – CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI BIELLA E VERCELLI SPA CARESANABLOT

The SWIFT Code of BIVERBANCA - CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI BIELLA E VERCELLI SPA in CARESANABLOT, Italy is CRBIIT2B132.

NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED MELBOURNE

The SWIFT Code of NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED in MELBOURNE, Australia is NATAAU3303X.

CITIBANK EUROPE PLC GREECE BRANCH PIRAEUS

The SWIFT Code of CITIBANK EUROPE PLC GREECE BRANCH in PIRAEUS, Greece is CITIGRAA732.

FUCHS PETROLUB SE MANNHEIM

The SWIFT Code of FUCHS PETROLUB SE in MANNHEIM, Germany is FUPTDE66.

NATIONAL CREDIT AND COMMERCE BANK LIMITED KHULNA

The SWIFT Code of NATIONAL CREDIT AND COMMERCE BANK LIMITED in KHULNA, Bangladesh is NCCLBDDHKLB.

CHANG HWA COMMERCIAL BANK LTD. TAINAN

The SWIFT Code of CHANG HWA COMMERCIAL BANK LTD. in TAINAN, Taiwan is CCBCTWTP624.

HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED, THE HONG KONG

The SWIFT Code of HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED, THE in HONG KONG, Hong Kong is HSBCHKHHBHX.

MERRILL LYNCH EQUITIES (AUSTRALIA) LTD MELBOURNE

The SWIFT Code of MERRILL LYNCH EQUITIES (AUSTRALIA) LTD in MELBOURNE, Australia is MLEQAU2SMLN.

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK CHENNAI (MADRAS)

The SWIFT Code of INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK in CHENNAI (MADRAS), India is IOBAINBB.

ROBECO INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT B.V. ROTTERDAM

The SWIFT Code of ROBECO INSTITUTIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT B.V. in ROTTERDAM, Netherlands is RGVMNL2R208.

NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT (LEBANON) SAL BEIRUT

The SWIFT Code of NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT (LEBANON) SAL in BEIRUT, Lebanon is NBOKLBBE.

DEUTSCHE BANK S.A. – BANCO ALEMAO RIO DE JANEIRO

The SWIFT Code of DEUTSCHE BANK S.A. - BANCO ALEMAO in RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil is DEUTBRSPRJO.

CITIBANK N.A. EDINBURGH

The SWIFT Code of CITIBANK N.A. in EDINBURGH, United Kingdom is CITIGB2PINV.

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