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What is a SWIFT code?
A SWIFT code (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), also known as BIC code (Bank Identifier Code), is used to identify banks and financial institutions globally. Each unique code is mapped to a bank’s name, country, city, and branch.
Example of a SWIFT code
A SWIFT code is an 8-11 character code, which comprises of four parts:
- Bank code: Up to four letters (A-Z), usually a short version of the bank name
- Country code: Two letters (A-Z) indicating the country the bank is based in.
- Location code: Two characters made up of letters and numbers, indicating the bank’s head office location
- Branch code: Three numbers that identify the branch of the bank
When do you need the SWIFT code?
A SWIFT code is used in various types of bank transactions, especially in international money transfers. You are required to enter the SWIFT code of your recipient’s bank to make an international transfer, as it ensures your money goes to the right place.
Where to find a SWIFT code?
Your bank’s SWIFT code will usually be mentioned on your bank account statement. You can also use our online tool to find your bank’s SWIFT code before sending money overseas.
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