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BANCO DE LA FUERZA ARMADA NACIONAL BOLIVARIANA, BANCO UNIVERSAL, C.A. (BANFANB), Caracas - SWIFT/BIC Code

BANCO DE LA FUERZA ARMADA NACIONAL BOLIVARIANA, BANCO UNIVERSAL, C.A. (BANFANB), CARACAS - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BFANVECA
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Bank / Institution BANCO DE LA FUERZA ARMADA NACIONAL BOLIVARIANA, BANCO UNIVERSAL, C.A. (BANFANB)
Branch Name
Address EDIF. TORRE BANFAN PISO 2, PB OF 1 URB EL ROSAL, AV VENEZUELA
City CARACAS
Postcode 1060
Country Venezuela
Connection Active


BFANVECA - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code BFANVECA or BFANVECAXXX
Bank Code BFAN - code assigned to BANCO DE LA FUERZA ARMADA NACIONAL BOLIVARIANA, BANCO UNIVERSAL, C.A. (BANFANB)
Country Code VE - code belongs to Venezuela
Location & Status CA - represents location, second digit 'A' 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.