Swift Codes/BIC Code: CIBBSGSGXXX:CIMB BANK BERHAD,,SINGAPORE
How to read SWIFT Code/BIC Code Format?
The SWIFT or BIC code is usually 8 or 11 characters: - e.g. CIBBSGSGXXX
First 4 letters represents Institution Code or bank code: CIBB SGSGXXX
Next 2 letters represents ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code: CIBB SG SGXXX
Next 2 letters or digits represents location code: CIBBSG SG XXX
If second character is 0": Then it is a test BIC as opposed to a BIC used on the live network.
If second character is 1": Then it denotes a passive participant in the SWIFT network
If second character is 2": Then it indicates a reverse billing BIC, where the recipient pays for the message as opposed to the more usual mode whereby the sender pays for the message.
Next 3 letters or digits represents branch code, optional (XXX for primary office) : CIBBSGSG XXX
Where an 8-digit code is given, it may be assumed that it refers to the primary office.
SWIFT Code/ BIC Code :
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication(SWIFT) has defined standard format of Business Identifier Codes which is called as SWIFT code or BIC Code.
It acts as a unique identification code for both financial and non-financial institutions. Swift code is used while transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers, and also for the exchange of other messages between banks.
SWIFT handles the registration of SWIFT codes across the world.
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