Swift Codes or BIC Codes for all the Banks in the world. You can find it here!
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Swift Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and it is unique identification code for a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also used the codes for exchanging other messages between them.

The Swift code consists of 8 or 11 characters. When 8-digits code is given, it refers to the primary office. The code formatted as below;

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 (letters and digits) (passive participant will have "1" in the second character)
  • Last 3 characters - branch code, optional ('XXX' for primary office) (letters and digits)

Currently, there are over 40,000 “live” Swift codes. The "live" codes are for the partners who are actively connected to the Swift network. On top of that, there are more than 50,000 additional codes, which are used for manual transactions. These additional codes are for the passive participants.

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 trademarks of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

Zambia Bank Swift Codes

Zambia Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Zambia. These SWIFT codes are only the active participants who are connected to SWIFT network. The passive participant’s codes are excluded from the list.


ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 AB BANK ZAMBIA LTD. LUSAKA ABBAZMLU
2 ACCESS BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA AZAMZMLU
3 AFRICAN BANKING CORPORATION ZAMBIA LUSAKA FMBZZMLX
4 BANK OF CHINA (ZAMBIA) LTD LUSAKA BKCHZMLU
5 BANK OF ZAMBIA LUSAKA (AUTHORISED SETTLEMENT AGENT) BAZAZMLUASA
6 BANK OF ZAMBIA LUSAKA BAZAZMLU
7 BARCLAYS BANK PLC ZAMBIA KITWE (KITWE PROCESSING CENTRE) BARCZMLXKPC
8 BARCLAYS BANK PLC ZAMBIA LUSAKA (HEAD OFFICE) BARCZMLX
9 CAVMONT BANK LIMITED LUSAKA CVMTZMLU
10 CITIBANK ZAMBIA LTD LUSAKA CITIZMLU
11 ECOBANK ZAMBIA LUSAKA ECOCZMLU
12 FINANCE BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED. LUSAKA ZFBAZMLU
13 FIRST ALLIANCE BANK LUSAKA FALLZMLU
14 FIRST CAPITAL BANK (Z) LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED) LUSAKA ICZAZMLU
15 FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA FIRNZMLX
16 INDO-ZAMBIA BANK LUSAKA INZAZMLX
17 INVESTRUST BANK LTD LUSAKA VSTRZMLU
18 STANBIC BANK ZAMBIA LTD. LUSAKA (LUSAKA BRANCH) SBICZMLX
19 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK ZAMBIA PLC LUSAKA (SECURITIES SERVICES UNIT) SCBLZMLXSSU
20 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK ZAMBIA PLC LUSAKA SCBLZMLX
21 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA UNAFZMLU
22 ZAMBIA NATIONAL COMMERCIAL LUSAKA ZNCOZMLU