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South Africa Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in South Africa. Only active SWIFT codes are shown. All passive (i.e. inactive) codes are excluded from the list.


ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AAXXZAJJ
2 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (A2X SLB) AAXXZAJJSLB
3 ABSA ASSET MANAGEMENT (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ABVSZAJJ
4 ABSA BANK LIMITED BLOEMFONTEIN (INTERNATIONAL CENTER BLOEMFONTEIN) ABSAZAJJCBF
5 ABSA BANK LIMITED CAPE TOWN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WESTERN CAPE/476) ABSAZAJJCCT
6 ABSA BANK LIMITED DURBAN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NATAL/479) ABSAZAJJCDB
7 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJJTRS
8 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CAPITAL BROKERS) ABSAZAJJACS
9 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CUSTODY) ABSAZAJJMG3
10 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA INVESTOR SERVICES) ABSAZAJJAIS
11 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA ISSUING AGENT) ABSAZAJJMG1
12 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA RECONCILITAION DIVISION) ABSAZAJJREK
13 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA TRADE REPORTING) ABSAZAJJMG2
14 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ALL SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICES) ABSAZAJJ
15 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CLS BRANCH) ABSAZAJJCLS
16 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WITWATERSRAND/235) ABSAZAJJCWI
17 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI1
18 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI2
19 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FOR CLS) ABSAZAJJJAS
20 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (LENDING DIVISION) ABSAZAJJSLB
21 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJMMD
22 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJTMS
23 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (NON RES BIC) ABSAZAJJNRS
24 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (THIRD PARTY CLS CLEARING) ABSAZAJJTPC
25 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (VOSTRO BRANCH) ABSAZAJJVOS
26 ABSA BANK LIMITED NELSPRUIT (INTERNATIONAL BANKING CENTRE NELSPRUIT/449) ABSAZAJJCNE
27 ABSA BANK LIMITED PORT ELIZABETH (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - EASTERN CAPE/480) ABSAZAJJCPE
28 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NORTHERN TRANSVAAL/478) ABSAZAJJCPT
29 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CREDIT CARD ADMIN CENTRE) ABSAZAJJCRD
30 ABSA CAPITAL SECURITIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ3
31 ABSA STOCKBROKERS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ2
32 AFRICAN BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG HEAD OFFICE AFRCZAJJ
33 AFRIFOCUS SECURITIES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG AFRFZAJJ
34 ALBARAKA BANK DURBAN ALBARAKA BANK ALBRZAJJ
35 ALLAN GRAY LIMITED CAPE TOWN GRAYZAJC
36 ALTRON FINANCE (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ALTFZAJJ
37 ANCHOR STOCKBROKERS (PTY) LTD BRYANSTON ASTYZAJJ
38 ANDISA CAPITAL (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ANDSZAJJ
39 ANDISA CAPITAL (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ANDSZAJJH01
40 ANDISA CAPITAL (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG ANDSZAJJT01
41 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJCIM
42 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJ
43 ARGON SECURITIES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG AONSZAJJ
44 ATISA SECURITIES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG WWSEZAJJ
45 AVIOR RESEARCH (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG GDPTZAJJ
46 AXON SECLEND (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG AXSPZAJ2
47 B.P. BERNSTEIN JOHANNESBURG BERNZAJJ
48 BANK OF CHINA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG JOHANNESBURG BKCHZAJJ
49 BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD. JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG COMMZAJJ
50 BANK OF INDIA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG BKIDZAJJ

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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.