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UCO BANK, Goalpara - SWIFT/BIC Code

UCO BANK, GOALPARA - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC UCBAINBB126
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Bank / Institution UCO BANK
Branch Name (GOALPARA BRANCH)
Address
City GOALPARA
Postcode
Country India
Connection Active


UCBAINBB126 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code UCBAINBB126
Bank Code UCBA - code assigned to UCO BANK
Country Code IN - code belongs to India
Location & Status BB - represents location, second digit 'B' means active code
Branch Code 126 - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office UCBAINBB - primary office of UCO BANK, India


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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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