A bank swift code is an 8 or 11-character alphanumeric code used to identify banks worldwide. The code is formatted as “BIC” and “IBAN”. The BIC (Bank Identifier Code) consists of 8 characters, while the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) consists of 11 characters. Both codes are used to uniquely identify a bank and facilitate international money transfers.
|SWIFT Code / BIC||BKAUATWWVIL|
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|Bank:||UniCredit Bank Austria AG|
|Address:||Hans Gasser-Platz 8|
BKAUATWWVIL SWIFT Code Breakdown
|Bank Country Code||AT|
|Location & Status||WW|
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: VIL.
UniCredit Bank Austria AG Villach SWIFT/BIC Code
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