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THE HSBC INSTITUTIONAL TRUST SERVICES (ASIA) LTD., Hong Kong - SWIFT/BIC Code

THE HSBC INSTITUTIONAL TRUST SERVICES (ASIA) LTD., HONG KONG - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BTFEHKHHVNI
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Bank / Institution THE HSBC INSTITUTIONAL TRUST SERVICES (ASIA) LTD.
Branch Name (VNI)
Address
City HONG KONG
Postcode
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active


BTFEHKHHVNI - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code BTFEHKHHVNI
Bank Code BTFE - code assigned to THE HSBC INSTITUTIONAL TRUST SERVICES (ASIA) LTD.
Country Code HK - code belongs to Hong Kong
Location & Status HH - represents location, second digit 'H' means active code
Branch Code VNI - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office BTFEHKHH - primary office of THE HSBC INSTITUTIONAL TRUST SERVICES (ASIA) LTD., Hong Kong


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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.