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BANK OF BARODA, GREATER MUTTRAH BRANCH, Muttrah - SWIFT/BIC Code

BANK OF BARODA, GREATER MUTTRAH BRANCH, MUTTRAH - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BARBOMMXSAL
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Bank / Institution BANK OF BARODA, GREATER MUTTRAH BRANCH
Branch Name (SALALAH BRANCH)
Address AL SALAM ROAD, SALALAH,SULTANATE OF OMAN
City MUTTRAH
Postcode 211
Country Oman
Connection Active


BARBOMMXSAL - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code BARBOMMXSAL
Bank Code BARB - code assigned to BANK OF BARODA, GREATER MUTTRAH BRANCH
Country Code OM - code belongs to Oman
Location & Status MX - represents location, second digit 'X' means active code
Branch Code SAL - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office BARBOMMX - primary office of BANK OF BARODA, GREATER MUTTRAH BRANCH, Oman


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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.