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)

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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 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 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AAXXZAJJ
3 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (A2X SLB) AAXXZAJJSLB
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 ISSUING AGENT) ABSAZAJJMG1
11 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA RECONCILITAION DIVISION) ABSAZAJJREK
12 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA TRADE REPORTING) ABSAZAJJMG2
13 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ALL SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICES) ABSAZAJJ
14 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CLS BRANCH) ABSAZAJJCLS
15 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WITWATERSRAND/235) ABSAZAJJCWI
16 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI1
17 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI2
18 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FOR CLS) ABSAZAJJJAS
19 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (LENDING DIVISION) ABSAZAJJSLB
20 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJMMD
21 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJTMS
22 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (THIRD PARTY CLS CLEARING) ABSAZAJJTPC
23 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (VOSTRO BRANCH) ABSAZAJJVOS
24 ABSA BANK LIMITED NELSPRUIT (INTERNATIONAL BANKING CENTRE NELSPRUIT/449) ABSAZAJJCNE
25 ABSA BANK LIMITED PORT ELIZABETH (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - EASTERN CAPE/480) ABSAZAJJCPE
26 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NORTHERN TRANSVAAL/478) ABSAZAJJCPT
27 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CREDIT CARD ADMIN CENTRE) ABSAZAJJCRD
28 ABSA CAPITAL SECURITIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ3
29 ABSA STOCKBROKERS (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ2
30 ABVEST ASSOCIATES LTD CLAREMONT ABVSZAJJ
31 ACH TRADING CC BEDFORDVIEW SBCHZAJJ
32 AFRICAN BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AFRCZAJJ
33 AFRIFOCUS SECURITIES (PTY) LTD SANDTON AFRFZAJJ
34 ALBARAKA BANK DURBAN ALBRZAJJ
35 ALLAN GRAY LIMITED CAPE TOWN GRAYZAJC
36 ALTRON FINANCE (PTY) LTD PARKTOWN ALTFZAJJ
37 ANCHOR STOCKBROKERS (PTY) LTD BRYANSTON ASTYZAJJ
38 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJ
39 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJCIM
40 ANGLORAND SECURITIES PTY LTD JOHANNESBURG PALRZAJJ
41 ARGON SECURITIES (PTY) LTD SANDTON AONSZAJJ
42 ARQAAM CAPITAL SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ARQMZAJJ
43 ATISA SECURITIES (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG WWSEZAJJ
44 AVIOR RESEARCH (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG GDPTZAJJ
45 B.P. BERNSTEIN JOHANNESBURG BERNZAJJ
46 BANK OF BARODA DURBAN BARBZAJJ
47 BANK OF BARODA JOHANNESBURG BARBZAJJJNB
48 BANK OF CHINA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG BKCHZAJJ
49 BANK OF INDIA JOHANNESBURG BRANCH JOHANNESBURG BKIDZAJJ
50 BANK OF TAIWAN, SOUTH AFRICA BRANCH ROSEBANK BKTWZAJJ