Swift Codes or BIC Codes for all the Banks in the world. You can find it here!
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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.

Benin Bank Swift Codes

Benin Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Benin. These SWIFT codes are only the active participants who are connected to SWIFT network. The passive participant’s codes are excluded from the list.


ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 BANK OF AFRICA - BENIN COTONOU AFRIBJB1BWB
2 BANK OF AFRICA - BENIN COTONOU AFRIBJBJ
3 BANQUE AFRICAINE POUR L'INDUSTRIE ET LE COMMERCE BENIN COTONOU AFICBJBJ
4 BANQUE ATLANTIQUE DU BENIN COTONOU ATBJBJBJ
5 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST COTONOU BCAOBJBJ
6 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST PARAKOU (PARAKOU BRANCH) BCAOBJBJPAR
7 BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU BENIN COTONOU BIBEBJBJ
8 BANQUE SAHELO-SAHARIENNE POUR L'INVESTISSEMENT ET LE COMMERCE (BENIN) S.A. COTONOU BSAHBJBJ
9 BGFIBANK BENIN COTONOU BGFIBJBJ
10 CBAO GROUP ATTIJARIWAFABANK COTONOU CBAOBJBJ
11 CCEI BANK BENIN COTONOU CCEIBJBJ
12 DEPOSITAIRE CENTRAL-BANQUE DE REGLEMENT (DCBR BENIN) COTONOU DCRDBJB1
13 DIAMOND BANK BENIN SA COTONOU DBLNBJBJ
14 ECOBANK BENIN COTONOU ECOCBJBJ
15 ORABANK BENIN COTONOU ORBKBJBJ
16 SOCIETE GENERALE BENIN COTONOU SOGEBJBJ
17 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA BENIN COTONOU COBBBJBJ