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UNICREDIT BANK HUNGARY ZRT., Budapest - SWIFT/BIC Code

UNICREDIT BANK HUNGARY ZRT., BUDAPEST - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BACXHUHBCUS
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Bank / Institution UNICREDIT BANK HUNGARY ZRT.
Branch Name (CUSTODIAN SERVICES)
Address
City BUDAPEST
Postcode
Country Hungary
Connection Active


BACXHUHBCUS - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code BACXHUHBCUS
Bank Code BACX - code assigned to UNICREDIT BANK HUNGARY ZRT.
Country Code HU - code belongs to Hungary
Location & Status HB - represents location, second digit 'B' means active code
Branch Code CUS - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office BACXHUHB - primary office of UNICREDIT BANK HUNGARY ZRT., Hungary


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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.