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Sierra Leone Bank SWIFT Codes - Page 1

Sierra Leone Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Sierra Leone. These SWIFT codes are only the active participants who are connected to SWIFT network. The passive participant’s 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 APEX BANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN APIESLFR
3 BANK OF SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN BSLESLFA
4 BANK OF SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN BSLESLFR
5 COMMERCE AND MORTGAGE BANK (SL) PLC FREETOWN HFCMSLFR
6 ECOBANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN ECOCSLFR
7 FIRST INTERNATIONAL BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN FSTISLFR
8 GUARANTY TRUST BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN GTBISLFR
9 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK(SL) LIMITED FREETOWN ICBZSLFR
10 KEYSTONE BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN PHBXSLFR
11 ROKEL COMMERCIAL BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LTD. FREETOWN RCBKSLFR
12 SIERRA LEONE COMMERCIAL BANK LTD FREETOWN SLCBSLFR
13 SKYE BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN SKYESLFR
14 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK SIERRA LEONE LTD FREETOWN SCBLSLFR
15 UNION TRUST BANK LIMITED FREETOWN UTBSSLFR
16 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (S/L) LTD FREETOWN UNAFSLFR
17 ZENITH BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LIMITED FREETOWN 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.