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DEVELOPMENT BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN JSC, Astana - SWIFT/BIC Code

DEVELOPMENT BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN JSC, ASTANA - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC DVKAKZKA
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Bank / Institution DEVELOPMENT BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN JSC
Branch Name
Address 32 REPUBLIC AVENUE
City ASTANA
Postcode 010000
Country Kazakhstan
Connection Active


DVKAKZKA - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code DVKAKZKA or DVKAKZKAXXX
Bank Code DVKA - code assigned to DEVELOPMENT BANK OF KAZAKHSTAN JSC
Country Code KZ - code belongs to Kazakhstan
Location & Status KA - represents location, second digit 'A' means active code
Branch Code XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office


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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.