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.

Burkina Faso Bank Swift Codes

Burkina Faso Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Burkina Faso. 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 - BURKINA FASSO OUAGADOUGOU AFRIBFBF
2 BANQUE ATLANTIQUE BURKINA FASO OUAGADOUGOU ATBFBFBF
3 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST BOBO-DIOULASSO (BOBO-DIOULASSO BRANCH) BCAOBFBFBOB
4 BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST OUAGADOUGOU BCAOBFBF
5 BANQUE COMMERCIALE DU BURKINA OUAGADOUGOU BNCFBFBF
6 BANQUE DE L'HABITAT DU BURKINA FASO OUAGADOUGOU BHBFBFBF
7 BANQUE DE L'UNION BURKINA FASO OUAGADOUGOU BDUGBFBF
8 BANQUE SAHELO-SAHARIENNE POUR L'INVESTISSEMENT ET LE COMMERCE (BURKINA FASO) S.A. OUAGADOUGOU BSAHBFBF
9 BICIA DU BURKINA OUAGADOUGOU BICIBFBX
10 CBAO GROUPE ATTIJARIWAFA BANK BURKINA FASO OUAGADOUGOU CBAOBFBG
11 CORIS BANK INTERNATIONAL OUAGADOUGOU CORIBFBF
12 ECOBANK BURKINA OUAGADOUGOU ECOCBFBF
13 ORABANK BURKINA-FASO OUAGADOUGOU ORBKBFBF
14 SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUES AU BURKINA 'SGBB' OUAGADOUGOU SGBBBFBF
15 UBA BURKINA OUAGADOUGOU BIBUBFBF