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Tuesday 1 January 2013

How to find Bank swift code

A lot of people out there want to know how to find SWIFT Code of the Banks. In this article, i will tell you the simple way how to know Bank's SWIFT Code.

SWIFT Code is a unique identification code for a particular bank and it is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC).
Bank SWIFT code which is also referred to as the BIC code is a unique code that is used to recognize financial and non-financial institutions. The bank swift code comes with eight or eleven characters that throw light on details regarding the bank code, country code, location code, and the branch code.

SWIFT Codes are used for transferring money and messages between banks.
SWIFT Code is 8 or 11 characters for a bank. If SWIFT Code is 8 character code then it points to the primary branch/office
  • First 4 characters represents bank code.
  • Next 2 characters represents ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code.
  • Next 2 characters represents location code. (letters and digits) (passive participant will have "1" in the second character)
  • Last 3 characters represents branch code. These characters are optional. ('XXX' for primary office)

This website is made available to know SWIFT Code for a perticular bank branch that you are interested.

Find Bank SWIFT Code all over the world in 



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  1. Very Informative Post , Also i recommended this website it's also provide Swift codes and Bic codes in Arab world .

  2. Hi Thanks for your tutorial, it easily to find swift code now, faster than

  3. We have system which provides the ability to convert message data from any format to the SWIFT qualified format that SWIFTAlliance Access will accept.

    More details mail to:

  4. i like your blog you provide very informative news for business ,really its helpful,thanks for sharing

  5. If you're looking to find a swift code for the bank you're trying to send money to, you can use:

    It list all banks in the world and their associated swift code, along with a breakdown of the actual swift code so that you can understand what it means.

    Here's an example for BARCLAYS BANK PLC bank located in NEW YORK:

    I hope this helps you guys.


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