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.

South Africa Bank Swift Codes

South Africa Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in South Africa. 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 28E CAPITAL PTY LTD CENTURION ECATZAJ4
2 ABSA BANK LIMITED BLOEMFONTEIN (INTERNATIONAL CENTER BLOEMFONTEIN) ABSAZAJJCBF
3 ABSA BANK LIMITED CAPE TOWN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WESTERN CAPE/476) ABSAZAJJCCT
4 ABSA BANK LIMITED DURBAN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NATAL/479) ABSAZAJJCDB
5 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CAPITAL BROKERS) ABSAZAJJACS
6 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CUSTODY) ABSAZAJJMG3
7 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA ISSUING AGENT) ABSAZAJJMG1
8 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA RECONCILITAION DIVISION) ABSAZAJJREK
9 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA TRADE REPORTING) ABSAZAJJMG2
10 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ALL SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICES) ABSAZAJJ
11 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WITWATERSRAND/235) ABSAZAJJCWI
12 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (LENDING DIVISION) ABSAZAJJSLB
13 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJMMD
14 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJTMS
15 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (THIRD PARTY CLS CLEARING) ABSAZAJJTPC
16 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (VOSTRO BRANCH) ABSAZAJJVOS
17 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJJTRS
18 ABSA BANK LIMITED NELSPRUIT (INTERNATIONAL BANKING CENTRE NELSPRUIT/449) ABSAZAJJCNE
19 ABSA BANK LIMITED PORT ELIZABETH (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - EASTERN CAPE/480) ABSAZAJJCPE
20 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NORTHERN TRANSVAAL/478) ABSAZAJJCPT
21 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CREDIT CARD ADMIN CENTRE) ABSAZAJJCRD
22 ABSA CAPITAL SECURITIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ3
23 ABSA STOCKBROKERS (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ2
24 ABVEST ASSOCIATES LTD CLAREMONT ABVSZAJJ
25 ACH TRADING CC BEDFORDVIEW SBCHZAJJ
26 AFRICAN BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AFRCZAJJ
27 AFRIFOCUS SECURITIES (PTY) LTD SANDTON AFRFZAJJ
28 ALBARAKA BANK DURBAN ALBRZAJJ
29 ALLAN GRAY LIMITED CAPE TOWN GRAYZAJC
30 ALTRON FINANCE (PTY) LTD PARKTOWN ALTFZAJJ
31 ANCHOR SECURITIES STOCKBROKERS (PTY) LTD BRYANSTON ASTYZAJJ
32 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJ
33 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJCIM
34 ANGLORAND SECURITIES PTY LTD JOHANNESBURG PALRZAJJ
35 ARGON SECURITIES (PTY) LTD SANDTON AONSZAJJ
36 ARQAAM CAPITAL SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ARQMZAJJ
37 ATISA SECURITIES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG WWSEZAJJ
38 AVIOR RESEARCH (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG GDPTZAJJ
39 B.P. BERNSTEIN JOHANNESBURG BERNZAJJ
40 BANK OF BARODA DURBAN BARBZAJJ
41 BANK OF BARODA JOHANNESBURG BARBZAJJJNB
42 BANK OF CHINA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG BKCHZAJJ
43 BANK OF INDIA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG BKIDZAJJ
44 BANK OF TAIWAN, SOUTH AFRICA BRANCH ROSEBANK BKTWZAJJ
45 BANK SERV LIMITED JOHANNESBURG BKSVZAJS
46 BANKSERV LIMITED JOHANNESBURG BKSVZAJJ
47 BARNARD JACOBS MELLET PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES (PTY) LTD SANDTON BJMRZAJJ
48 BARNARD JACOBS MELLETT AND CO (PTY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG SBJMZAJJ
49 BIDVEST BANK LTD BRAAMFONTEIN BIDBZAJJ
50 BIDVEST TREASURY SERVICES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG BIVTZAJJ