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UNION BANK OF CAMEROON LTD. (UBC LTD.), Akwa-douala - SWIFT/BIC Code

UNION BANK OF CAMEROON LTD. (UBC LTD.), AKWA-DOUALA - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC UCMACMCX
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Bank / Institution UNION BANK OF CAMEROON LTD. (UBC LTD.)
Branch Name
Address RESIDENCE KASSAP, BOULEVARD DE LA LIBERTE
City AKWA-DOUALA
Postcode 15569
Country Cameroon
Connection Active


UCMACMCX - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code UCMACMCX or UCMACMCXXXX
Bank Code UCMA - code assigned to UNION BANK OF CAMEROON LTD. (UBC LTD.)
Country Code CM - code belongs to Cameroon
Location & Status CX - represents location, second digit 'X' means active code
Branch Code XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office


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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:

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