A Bank swift code is a unique identification code for banks that are used when transferring money between banks. The codes are also known as BICs (Bank Identifier Codes) and SWIFT-BICs. They are used to identify the bank and the country in which it is located.
|SWIFT Code / BIC||HSBCAU2SCLS|
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|Bank:||THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED|
|Branch Name||(CLS DIVISION)|
HSBCAU2SCLS SWIFT Code Breakdown
|Bank Country Code||AU|
|Location & Status||2S|
What is a 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: CLS.
THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED SYDNEY SWIFT/BIC Code
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