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)
BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC BKCHHKHHCLS
Institution BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Branch Name (CLS CONTROL BRANCH)
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active
BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC BKCHHKHHCSS
Institution BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Branch Name (CUSTODY DIVISION)
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active
BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC BKCHHKHH838
Institution BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Branch Name (RENMINBI CLEARING CENTRE)
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active

 

BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC BKCHHKHH
Institution BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Branch Name  
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active
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