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Malawi Bank SWIFT Codes

Malawi Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Malawi. Only codes which are actively connected to the SWIFT network are shown. All passive (i.e. inactive) codes are excluded from the list.


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ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 CDH INVESTMENT BANK (CDHIB) BLANTYRE Head Office, Blantyre CDHIMWMW
2 ECOBANK MALAWI LIMITED BLANTYRE Head Office ECOCMWMW
3 FDH BANK LIMITED BLANTYRE Head Office FDHFMWMW
4 FIRST CAPITAL BANK PLC., MALAWI BLANTYRE Head Office FRCGMWMW
5 FIRST DISCOUNT HOUSE LIMITED BLANTYRE FDHDMWMW
6 MYBUCKS BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED LILONGWE NFBMMWMW
7 MYBUCKS BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED LILONGWE Head Office (Capital City) MBBCMWMW
8 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES) NBMAMWMW044
9 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (HENDERSON STREET BRANCH) NBMAMWMW001
10 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (VICTORIA AVENUE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW002
11 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE Head Office NBMAMWMW
12 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI CHICHIRI (CHICHIRI BRANCH) NBMAMWMW003
13 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (CAPITAL CITY BRANCH) NBMAMWMW007
14 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (LILONGWE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW008
15 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LIMBE (CHURCHILL ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW005
16 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LIMBE (CUSTOMS ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW004
17 NBS BANK PLC BLANTYRE Head Office NBSTMWMW
18 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE RBMAMWMWMRA
19 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE RBMAMWMWMOF
20 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT ADVANCES PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWADV
21 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT COMPENSATION AND LOSSES PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWCOM
22 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT DEPOSITS PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWDEP
23 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWDVT
24 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWDEV
25 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT MISCELLEANEOUS, COMPENSATIONS AND OTHER PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWMIS
26 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT ORT PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWORT
27 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT PENSION PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWPEN
28 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (MALAWI GOVERNMENT SALARIES PAYMENTS) RBMAMWMWSAL
29 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE Lilongwe RBMAMWMW
30 STANDARD BANK LIMITED-MALAWI LILONGWE Head Office SBICMWMX


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.