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SOCIETE MARSEILLAISE DE CREDIT, Avignon - SWIFT/BIC Code

SOCIETE MARSEILLAISE DE CREDIT, AVIGNON - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC SMCTFR2AAVI
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Bank / Institution SOCIETE MARSEILLAISE DE CREDIT
Branch Name (BRANCH)
Address 20 RUE DE LA REPUBLIQUE
City AVIGNON
Postcode 84000
Country France
Connection Active


SMCTFR2AAVI - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code SMCTFR2AAVI
Bank Code SMCT - code assigned to SOCIETE MARSEILLAISE DE CREDIT
Country Code FR - code belongs to France
Location & Status 2A - represents location, second digit 'A' means active code
Branch Code AVI - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office SMCTFR2A - primary office of SOCIETE MARSEILLAISE DE CREDIT, France


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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.