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Zambia Bank SWIFT Codes

Zambia Below are the SWIFT codes for all banks in Zambia. Only codes which are actively connected to the SWIFT network are shown. All passive (i.e. inactive) codes are excluded from the list.


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ID Bank or Institution City Branch Swift Code
1 AB BANK ZAMBIA LTD. LUSAKA Head Office ABBAZMLU
2 ABSA BANK ZAMBIA PLC KITWE (KITWE PROCESSING CENTRE) BARCZMLXKPC
3 ABSA BANK ZAMBIA PLC LUSAKA (HEAD OFFICE) BARCZMLX
4 ACCESS BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA HEAD OFFICE AZAMZMLU
5 AFRICAN BANKING CORPORATION ZAMBIA LUSAKA Head Office FMBZZMLX
6 BANK OF CHINA (ZAMBIA) LTD LUSAKA HEAD OFFICE - LUSAKA BKCHZMLU
7 BANK OF ZAMBIA LUSAKA (AUTHORISED SETTLEMENT AGENT) BAZAZMLUASA
8 BANK OF ZAMBIA LUSAKA Lusaka BAZAZMLU
9 CAVMONT BANK LIMITED LUSAKA Head Office CVMTZMLU
10 CITIBANK ZAMBIA LTD LUSAKA Lusaka CITIZMLU
11 ECOBANK ZAMBIA LUSAKA Head Office ECOCZMLU
12 FIRST ALLIANCE BANK LUSAKA Lusaka Head Office FALLZMLU
13 FIRST CAPITAL BANK LIMITED LUSAKA HEAD OFFICE FRCGZMLU
14 FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA Headoffice FIRNZMLX
15 INDO-ZAMBIA BANK LUSAKA Head Office INZAZMLX
16 INVESTRUST BANK LTD LUSAKA Head Office Branch VSTRZMLU
17 ROYAL MONZE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EVANGELISM LIMITED MONZE RMIEZML2
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 Lusaka main SCBLZMLX
21 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA ZAMBIA LIMITED LUSAKA Head Office UNAFZMLU
22 ZAMBIA INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL BANK LIMITED LUSAKA Head Office ZICBZMLU
23 ZAMBIA NATIONAL COMMERCIAL LUSAKA HEAD OFFICE ZNCOZMLU


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.