How to Find SWIFT Code of Any Bank Branch

Hello Everyone! SWIFT Code is very important when someone is doing international fund transfer. Even when you use Google Adsense then you need SWIFT Code of your bank. Most of the small branches don’t have their SWIFT Code so they use nearby district branch to have transaction. So, today we will guide How to Find SWIFT Code of Any Bank Branch through different means. Read complete post to know in detail.

How to Find SWIFT Code of Any Bank Branch

What is SWIFT Code?

Swift Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and it is unique identification code for a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also used the codes for exchanging other messages between them.

The Swift code consists of 8 or 11 characters. When 8-digits code is given, it refers to the primary office. The code formatted as below;

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 (letters and digits) (passive participant will have “1” in the second character)
  • Last 3 characters – branch code, optional (‘XXX’ for primary office) (letters and digits)

Currently, there are over 40,000 “live” Swift codes. The “live” codes are for the partners who are actively connected to the Swift network. On top of that, there are more than 50,000 additional codes, which are used for manual transactions. These additional codes are for the passive participants.

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 trademarks of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium. (Source- https://www.theswiftcodes.com/india/ )

How to Find SWIFT Code of Any Bank Branch

* Visiting Bank Branch

Follow these steps:

  • First of all, visit any near bank branch.
  • Next, ask them to give SWIFT Code of the branch.
  • They will surely give you.

* By Calling Customer Care

Follow these steps:

  • If you are out of the town or unable to visit bank branch then you can get SWIFT Code by calling customer care.
  • Simply call customer care in their toll free number.
  • Get here all banks toll free numbers: click here
  • Next, they will ask some security question, answer them carefully.
  • You will get SWIFT Code

    SWIFT Code

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