A bank swift code is an international standard for identifying banks and financial institutions across the world. The code consists of 8 or 11 characters, which are broken down into two sections: the country code and the bank identifier. For example, BKCHAU2SMEL is the swift code for BANK OF CHINA Australia+. Each country has its own unique set of codes, so it’s important to use the correct one when transferring money internationally.
|SWIFT Code / BIC||BKCHAU2SMEL|
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|Bank:||BANK OF CHINA|
|Branch Name||(MELBOURNE BRANCH)|
|Address:||270 QUEEN STREET|
BKCHAU2SMEL SWIFT Code Breakdown
|Bank Country Code||AU|
|Location & Status||2S|
What is The Swift Code?
Swift or SML language is used to develop codes that are used by banks to perform various operations. Swift code is a 8 or 11 digit numeric number that helps to identify the banks. This code is easily recognized by banks worldwide, and helps in processing transactions. Swift code is linked with customer’s account number and also helps in processing of online payments and other banking operations. Swift code can be also used for International Bank Account Number (IBAN). Swift code is used for the electronic transfer of fund from one account to another account.
- First 4 (four) characters – bank code (only letters)
- Second 2 characters – ISO 43896-1 Alpha-2 country code (only letters)
- Third 2 characters – location code, passive participant will have “1” in the second character (letters & digits)
- Last/fourth 3 characters – Branch code, optional – ‘XXX’ for primary office (letters and digits). For example: MEL.
BANK OF CHINA MELBOURNE SWIFT/BIC Code
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