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DBS BANK LTD, SEOUL BRANCH, Seoul - SWIFT/BIC Code

DBS BANK LTD, SEOUL BRANCH, SEOUL - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC DBSSKRSEIBD
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Bank / Institution DBS BANK LTD, SEOUL BRANCH
Branch Name (SEOUL BRANCH)
Address
City SEOUL
Postcode
Country South Korea
Connection Active

DBSSKRSEIBD - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code DBSSKRSEIBD
Bank Code DBSS - code assigned to DBS BANK LTD, SEOUL BRANCH
Country Code KR - code belongs to South Korea
Location & Status SE - represents location, second digit 'E' means active code
Branch Code IBD - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office DBSSKRSE - primary office of DBS BANK LTD, SEOUL BRANCH, South Korea

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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.