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Japan Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Japan. Only active SWIFT codes are shown. All passive (i.e. inactive) codes are excluded from the list.


ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
401 UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD., TOKYO BRANCH CHIYODA-KU UOVBJPJT
402 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., TOKYO BRANCH TOKYO PNBPJPJX
403 WOORI BANK, TOKYO MINATO-KU HVBKJPJT
404 YAMAGATA BANK, LTD., THE YAMAGATA YAMBJPJT
405 YAMAGUCHI BANK, LTD., THE SHIMONOSEKI YMBKJPJT
406 YAMANASHI CHUO BANK, LTD., THE KOFU YCHBJPJT
407 YOKOHAMA SHINKIN BANK, THE NAKA-KU HEAD OFFICE YOKOJPJM

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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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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.