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Benin Bank SWIFT Codes - Page 1

Benin Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Benin. Only codes which are actively connected to the SWIFT network are shown. All passive (i.e. inactive) codes are excluded from the list.


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ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 BANK OF AFRICA - BENIN COTONOU AFRIBJBJ
2 BANQUE AFRICAINE POUR L'INDUSTRIE ET LE COMMERCE BENIN COTONOU AFICBJBJ
3 BANQUE ATLANTIQUE DU BENIN COTONOU ATBJBJBJ
4 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST COTONOU BCAOBJBJ
5 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST PARAKOU (PARAKOU BRANCH) BCAOBJBJPAR
6 BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU BENIN COTONOU BIBEBJBJ
7 BANQUE SAHELO-SAHARIENNE POUR L'INVESTISSEMENT ET LE COMMERCE (BENIN) S.A. COTONOU BSAHBJBJ
8 BGFIBANK BENIN COTONOU BGFIBJBJ
9 CBAO GROUP ATTIJARIWAFABANK COTONOU CBAOBJBJ
10 CCEI BANK BENIN COTONOU CCEIBJBJ
11 CORIS BANK INTERNATIONAL BENIN COTONOU CORIBJBJ
12 ECOBANK BENIN COTONOU ECOCBJBJ
13 ETC SURETY SA COTONOU ETCGBJB2
14 NSIA BANQUE BENIN SA COTONOU DBLNBJBJ
15 NSIA BANQUE BENIN SA COTONOU (SUCCURSALE SENEGAL) DBLNBJBJSEN
16 NSIA BANQUE BENIN SA COTONOU (SUCCURSALE TOGO) DBLNBJBJTGO
17 ORABANK BENIN COTONOU ORBKBJBJ
18 SOCIETE GENERALE BENIN COTONOU SOGEBJBJ
19 SOCIETE NIGERIENNE DE BANQUE SUCCURSALE COTONOU COTONOU SOCNBJBJ
20 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA BENIN COTONOU COBBBJBJ


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)

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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.