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AL SHAMAL ISLAMIC BANK, Khartoum - SWIFT/BIC Code

AL SHAMAL ISLAMIC BANK, KHARTOUM - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC ISBSSDKH
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Bank / Institution AL SHAMAL ISLAMIC BANK
Branch Name
Address SUDANESE INSURANCE COMPANY BDG, AL ZBEER BASHA STREET
City KHARTOUM
Postcode
Country Sudan
Connection Active


ISBSSDKH - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code ISBSSDKH or ISBSSDKHXXX
Bank Code ISBS - code assigned to AL SHAMAL ISLAMIC BANK
Country Code SD - code belongs to Sudan
Location & Status KH - represents location, second digit 'H' means active code
Branch Code XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office


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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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