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.

Ethiopia Bank Swift Codes

Ethiopia Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Ethiopia. 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 ABAY BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ABAYETAA
2 ADDIS INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ABSCETAA
3 AWASH INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA AWINETAA
4 BANK OF ABYSSINIA ADDIS ABEBA ABYSETAA
5 BERHAN INTERNATIONAL BANK ADDIS ABEBA BERHETAA
6 BUNNA INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C ADDIS ABEBA BUNAETAA
7 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (ARADA GIORGIS BRANCH) CBETETAAARA
8 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (DIRE DAWA MAIN BRANCH) CBETETAADIR
9 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (FINFINE BRANCH) CBETETAAFIN
10 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (INTERNATIONAL BANKING DEPARTMENT) CBETETAAIBD
11 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (MEHAL GEBEYA BRANCH) CBETETAAMEH
12 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TEMENJA YAJ BRANCH) CBETETAATEM
13 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TRADE SERVICE CENTER) CBETETAADOC
14 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TREASURY DEPARTMENT) CBETETAATRY
15 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA CBETETAA
16 CONSTRUCTION AND BUSINESS BANK ADDIS ABEBA COUUETAA
17 CONSTRUCTION AND BUSINESS BANK ADDIS ABEBA COUUETAADOC
18 COOPERATIVE BANK OF OROMIA S.C. ADDIS ABEBA CBORETAA
19 DASHEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA DASHETAA
20 DEBUB GLOBAL BANK S.C ADDIS ABEBA DEGAETAA
21 DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA DEETETAA
22 ENAT BANK S.C ADDIS ABEBA ENATETAA
23 LION INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA LIBSETAA
24 NATIONAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA NBETETAA
25 NIB INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA NIBIETAA
26 OROMIA INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ORIRETAA
27 UNITED BANK SHARE COMPANY ADDIS ABEBA UNTDETAA
28 WEGAGEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA WEGAETAA
29 ZEMEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ZEMEETAA