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UBSWCHZH90A

UBS SWITZERLAND AG
Key information for UBS SWITZERLAND AG
  • SWIFT Code UBSWCHZH90A
  • Bank UBS SWITZERLAND AG
  • Address AM BAHNHOFPLATZ
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Detailed information about SWIFT code UBSWCHZH90A
SWIFT Code UBSWCHZH90A
Bank Name UBS SWITZERLAND AG
Address AM BAHNHOFPLATZ
City ST. GALLEN
Branch
Postcode 9001
Country Switzerland
Connection Active
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UBSWCHZH90A - SWIFT Code Breakdown

SWIFT Code
UBSWCHZH90A
Bank Code
UBSW - code assigned to UBS SWITZERLAND AG
Country Code
CH - code belongs to Switzerland
Location & Status
ZH - represents location, second digit 'H' means active code
Branch Code
90A - indicates this is a branch office

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UBS SWITZERLAND AG, ST. GALLEN Maps and Direction

Am Bahnhofplatz
St. Gallen
9001, Switzerland

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)
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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a SWIFT code?

A SWIFT code is a unique identifier for a bank or financial institution. SWIFT codes are also known as BIC codes, which stands for "Business Identifier Code".

SWIFT codes are used to move money around the world via international bank transfers. For instance, if you want to send money to UBS SWITZERLAND AG, you would need the SWIFT code UBSWCHZH90A, plus the recipient's IBAN number.

Are there other SWIFT codes for UBS SWITZERLAND AG?

Often one financial institution will have several SWIFT codes representing different branches. Always double-check with the recipient before sending money that you have the right SWIFT code, as financial institutions may have several different SWIFT codes that differ by just a few letters or numbers.

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