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)
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC UOVBHKHHBNS
Institution UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG
Branch Name (BANKNOTES DEPARTMENT)
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC UOVBHKHHCMS
Institution UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG
Branch Name (TRANSACTION BANKING)
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG, HONG KONG
SWIFT Code / BIC UOVBHKHH
Institution UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD HONG KONG
Branch Name  
City HONG KONG
Country Hong Kong
Connection Active




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