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Sierra Leone Bank SWIFT Codes

Sierra Leone Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Sierra Leone. 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 ACCESS BANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN ABSFSLFR
2 BANK OF SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN Head Office Branch BSLESLFR
3 COMMERCE AND MORTGAGE BANK (SL) PLC FREETOWN HFCMSLFR
4 ECOBANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN Head Office ECOCSLFR
5 FIRST INTERNATIONAL BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN Main Branch FSTISLFR
6 GUARANTY TRUST BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN GTBISLFR
7 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK(SL) LIMITED FREETOWN ICBZSLFR
8 KEYSTONE BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN PHBXSLFR
9 ROKEL COMMERCIAL BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LTD. FREETOWN Head Office (FHO) RCBKSLFR
10 SIERRA LEONE COMMERCIAL BANK LTD FREETOWN SLCBSLFR
11 SKYE BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN Head Office Branch SKYESLFR
12 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK SIERRA LEONE LTD FREETOWN Head Office SCBLSLFR
13 UNION TRUST BANK LIMITED FREETOWN UTBSSLFR
14 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (S/L) LTD FREETOWN UNAFSLFR
15 ZENITH BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LIMITED FREETOWN Head Office Branch ZESLSLFR


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.