Swift Codes or BIC Codes for all the Banks in the world. You can find it here!
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Swift Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and it is unique identification code for a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also used the codes for exchanging other messages between them.

The Swift code consists of 8 or 11 characters. When 8-digits code is given, it refers to the primary office. The code formatted as below;

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 (letters and digits) (passive participant will have "1" in the second character)
  • Last 3 characters - branch code, optional ('XXX' for primary office) (letters and digits)

Currently, there are over 40,000 “live” Swift codes. The "live" codes are for the partners who are actively connected to the Swift network. On top of that, there are more than 50,000 additional codes, which are used for manual transactions. These additional codes are for the passive participants.

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 trademarks of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

Malawi Bank Swift Codes

Malawi Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Malawi. These SWIFT codes are only the active participants who are connected to SWIFT network. The passive participant’s codes are excluded from the list.


ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 CDH INVESTMENT BANK (CDHIB) BLANTYRE CDHIMWMW
2 ECOBANK MALAWI LIMITED BLANTYRE ECOCMWMW
3 FDH BANK LIMITED BLANTYRE FDHFMWMW
4 FIRST DISCOUNT HOUSE LIMITED BLANTYRE FDHDMWMW
5 FIRST MERCHANT BANK LTD., MALAWI BLANTYRE FMERMWMW
6 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES) NBMAMWMW044
7 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (HENDERSON STREET BRANCH) NBMAMWMW001
8 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE (VICTORIA AVENUE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW002
9 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE NBMAMWMW
10 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI CHICHIRI (CHICHIRI BRANCH) NBMAMWMW003
11 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (CAPITAL CITY BRANCH) NBMAMWMW007
12 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE (LILONGWE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW008
13 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LIMBE (CHURCHILL ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW005
14 NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LIMBE (CUSTOMS ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW004
15 NBS BANK LIMITED BLANTYRE NBSTMWMW
16 NEDBANK (MALAWI) LIMITED BLANTYRE NEDMMWMW
17 NEW FINANCE BANK MALAWI LIMITED LILONGWE NFBMMWMW
18 OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE OPILMWMW
19 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI BLANTYRE RBMAMWMWMRA
20 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE RBMAMWMW
21 RESERVE BANK OF MALAWI LILONGWE RBMAMWMWMOF
22 STANDARD BANK LIMITED-MALAWI LILONGWE SBICMWMX