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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.


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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 CBETETAA
8 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (ARADA GIORGIS BRANCH) CBETETAAARA
9 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (DIRE DAWA MAIN BRANCH) CBETETAADIR
10 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (FINFINE BRANCH) CBETETAAFIN
11 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (INTERNATIONAL BANKING DEPARTMENT) CBETETAAIBD
12 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (MEHAL GEBEYA BRANCH) CBETETAAMEH
13 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TEMENJA YAJ BRANCH) CBETETAATEM
14 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TRADE SERVICE CENTER) CBETETAADOC
15 COMMERCIAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA (TREASURY DEPARTMENT) CBETETAATRY
16 COOPERATIVE BANK OF OROMIA S.C. ADDIS ABEBA CBORETAA
17 DASHEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA DASHETAA
18 DEBUB GLOBAL BANK S.C ADDIS ABEBA DEGAETAA
19 DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA DEETETAA
20 ENAT BANK S.C ADDIS ABEBA ENATETAA
21 LION INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA LIBSETAA
22 NATIONAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABEBA NBETETAA
23 NIB INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA NIBIETAA
24 OROMIA INTERNATIONAL BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ORIRETAA
25 UNITED BANK SHARE COMPANY ADDIS ABEBA UNTDETAA
26 WEGAGEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA WEGAETAA
27 ZEMEN BANK S.C. ADDIS ABEBA ZEMEETAA


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.