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SUOMEN PANKKI - FINLANDS BANK, Helsinki - SWIFT/BIC Code

SUOMEN PANKKI - FINLANDS BANK, HELSINKI - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC SPFBFIHHRMA
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Bank / Institution SUOMEN PANKKI - FINLANDS BANK
Branch Name (TARGET2 RMA INTERNAL)
Address
City HELSINKI
Postcode
Country Finland
Connection Active


SPFBFIHHRMA - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code SPFBFIHHRMA
Bank Code SPFB - code assigned to SUOMEN PANKKI - FINLANDS BANK
Country Code FI - code belongs to Finland
Location & Status HH - represents location, second digit 'H' means active code
Branch Code RMA - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office SPFBFIHH - primary office of SUOMEN PANKKI - FINLANDS BANK, Finland


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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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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.