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Bank of Montreal Bank SWIFT codes for Canada

The SWIFT code for Bank of Montreal is BOFMCAT2XXX. Please bear in mind that, Bank of Montreal uses different SWIFT codes for the different types of banking services or branches. Kindly check with your recipient or with the bank directly to find out which one to use.

What’s the SWIFT code for Bank of Montreal?

BANK OF MONTREAL, THE SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BOFMCAT2XXX
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Bank / Institution BANK OF MONTREAL, THE
Branch Name (INTERNATIONAL BRANCH)
Address 100 KING STREET FLOOR 21
City TORONTO
Postcode M5X1A1
Country Canada
Connection Active
BANK OF MONTREAL, THE SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BOFMCAM2XXX
Bank / Institution BANK OF MONTREAL, THE
Branch Name (INTERNATIONAL BRANCH)
Address 800 DE LA GAUCHETIERE SUITE 5600
City MONTREAL
Postcode H5A 1K8
Country Canada
Connection Active
BANK OF MONTREAL, THE SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BOFMCAM3XXX
Bank / Institution BANK OF MONTREAL, THE
Branch Name MONTREAL CENTRE DE RECOUVREMENT
Address 800 DE LA GAUCHETIERE SUITE 5600
City MONTREAL
Postcode H5A 1K8
Country Canada
Connection Active

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.