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UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA RD CONGO S.A., Kinshasa - SWIFT/BIC Code

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA RD CONGO S.A., KINSHASA - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC UNAFCDKS
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Bank / Institution UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA RD CONGO S.A.
Branch Name
Address 1853 AVENUE DE LA LIBERATION
City KINSHASA
Postcode
Country Congo, Democratic Republic
Connection Active


UNAFCDKS - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code UNAFCDKS or UNAFCDKSXXX
Bank Code UNAF - code assigned to UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA RD CONGO S.A.
Country Code CD - code belongs to Congo, Democratic Republic
Location & Status KS - represents location, second digit 'S' means active code
Branch Code XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office


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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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