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MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, Athens - SWIFT/BIC Code

MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, ATHENS - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC MFGAGRAASPP
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Bank / Institution MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE
Branch Name (SECRETARIAT OF PUBLIC PROPERTY)
Address
City ATHENS
Postcode
Country Greece
Connection Active


MFGAGRAASPP - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code MFGAGRAASPP
Bank Code MFGA - code assigned to MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE
Country Code GR - code belongs to Greece
Location & Status AA - represents location, second digit 'A' means active code
Branch Code SPP - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office MFGAGRAA - primary office of MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, Greece


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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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