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Rwanda Bank SWIFT Codes - Page 1

Rwanda Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Rwanda. 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 AB BANK RWANDA PLC KIGALI ABBRRWRW
2 ACCESS BANK (RWANDA) PLC KIGALI BKORRWRW
3 BANK OF AFRICA RWANDA LTD KIGALI AFRWRWRW
4 BANK OF KIGALI PLC KIGALI BKIGRWRW
5 BANQUE NATIONALE DU RWANDA (BNR) KIGALI BNRWRWRP
6 BANQUE NATIONALE DU RWANDA (BNR) KIGALI BNRWRWRW
7 BANQUE POPULAIRE DU RWANDA LTD KIGALI Head Office BPRWRWRW
8 COMMERCIAL BANK OF AFRICA RWANDA PLC KIGALI CBAFRWRW
9 COMPAGNIE GENERALE DE BANQUE/COGEBANQUE KIGALI CGBKRWRW
10 DEVELOPMENT BANK OF RWANDA KIGALI BRDRRWRW
11 ECOBANK RWANDA KIGALI ECOCRWRW
12 EQUITY BANK RWANDA LIMITED KIGALI EQBLRWRW
13 GUARANTY TRUST BANK (RWANDA) PLC KIGALI HEAD OFFICE GTBIRWRK
14 I AND M BANK (RWANDA) PLC KIGALI IMRWRWRW
15 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD HUYE (KCB RWANDA - HUYE BRANCH) KCBLRWRW163
16 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD KIGALI KCBLRWRW
17 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD KIGALI KCBLRWRWCUS
18 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD KIGALI (CENTRAL CLEARING CENTRE - HEAD OFFICE) KCBLRWRW161
19 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD MUSANZE (KCB RWANDA - MUSANZE BRANCH) KCBLRWRW165
20 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD RUBAVU (KCB RWANDA - RUBAVU) KCBLRWRW162
21 KCB BANK RWANDA LTD RUSIZI (KCB RWANDA - RUSIZI BRANCH) KCBLRWRW164
22 URWEGO BANK PLC KIGALI UOBRRWRW


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.