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BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED, Dar Es Salaam - SWIFT/BIC Code

BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED, DAR ES SALAAM - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC EUAFTZTZ
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Bank / Institution BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED
Branch Name HEAD OFFICE
Address NDC DEVELOPMENT HOUSE, KIVUKONI, OHIO STREET
City DAR ES SALAAM
Postcode
Country Tanzania
Connection Active


EUAFTZTZ - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code EUAFTZTZ or EUAFTZTZXXX
Bank Code EUAF - code assigned to BANK OF AFRICA TANZANIA LIMITED
Country Code TZ - code belongs to Tanzania
Location & Status TZ - represents location, second digit 'Z' 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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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.