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CTBC BANK CO., LTD, Taichung - SWIFT/BIC Code

CTBC BANK CO., LTD, TAICHUNG - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC CTCBTWTP108
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Bank / Institution CTBC BANK CO., LTD
Branch Name (SHIZHENG BRANCH)
Address NO.93, SEC 2, WENXIN RD., XITUN DIST, TAICHUNG CITY TAIWAN R.
City TAICHUNG
Postcode 407
Country Taiwan
Connection Active


CTCBTWTP108 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code CTCBTWTP108
Bank Code CTCB - code assigned to CTBC BANK CO., LTD
Country Code TW - code belongs to Taiwan
Location & Status TP - represents location, second digit 'P' means active code
Branch Code 108 - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office CTCBTWTP - primary office of CTBC BANK CO., LTD, Taiwan


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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.