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Raiffeisenbank Region Schaerding eGen, Schaerding - SWIFT/BIC Code

Raiffeisenbank Region Schaerding eGen, Schaerding - SWIFT Code Information
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Bank / Institution Raiffeisenbank Region Schaerding eGen
Branch Name
Address Oberer Stadtplatz 42
City Schaerding
Postcode 4780
Country Austria
Connection Active

RZOOAT2L455 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
Bank Code RZOO - code assigned to Raiffeisenbank Region Schaerding eGen
Country Code AT - code belongs to Austria
Location & Status 2L - represents location, second digit 'L' means active code
Branch Code 455 - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office RZOOAT2L - primary office of Raiffeisenbank Region Schaerding eGen, Austria


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:


  • 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)

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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.