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Canada Bank SWIFT Codes

Canada The table below are the list of Swift Codes for all banks and institutions in Canada. Click on the Swift Code to find out the bank or institution details, address & maps.

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
A.C. MACPHERSON AND CO. INC. TORONTO ACMCCAT1
ACCU-RATE CORPORATION OTTAWA ACFXCAW2
ACKER FINLEY INC TORONTO ACKFCAT1
ACUMEN CAPITAL PARTNERS CALGARY ACCTCA61
ALBERTA STOCK EXCHANGE THE CALGARY XALBCA61
ALBERTA TREASURY BRANCHES EDMONTON ATBRCA6E
ALPHA CAPITAL INC. MONTREAL ALPHCAM1
AQUILON CAPITAL CORP. TORONTO MMIGCAT1
AUREUS CAPITAL CORP. MONTREAL AURCCAM1
AVIVA INVESTORS NORTH AMERICA TORONTO AINMCAT1
BANK OF AMERICA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION CANADA BRANCH VANCOUVER BOFACATTVAN
BANK OF CANADA OTTAWA BCANCAW2
BANK OF CHINA (CANADA) TORONTO CANADA BKCHCATTCTX
BANK OF CHINA (CANADA) VANCOUVER CANADA BKCHCATTVAN
BANK OF EAST ASIA (CANADA) RICHMOND HILL CANADA BEASCAT2
BANK OF MONTREAL MONTREAL QC H2Y 1L6 BOFMCAM2
BANK OF MONTREAL SHORCAN TORONTO BAMSCAT1
BANK OF MONTREAL THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL BRANCH BOFMCA8V
BANK OF MONTREAL THE TORONTO BMO NESBITT BURNS BOFMCAM2NBB
BANK OF MONTREAL THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BRANCH BOFMCAT2
BANK OF MONTREAL THE TORONTO BMO - BROKERS BOFMCAT2BMO
BANK OF MONTREAL THE TORONTO CLS PAYMENTS ONLY BOFMCAT2CLS
BANK OF MONTREAL THE TORONTO FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND MONEY MARKET BOFMCAT2FXM
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA VANCOUVER NOSCCATTVCR
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA TORONTO M5H 1H1 NOSCCATTTOR
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA TORONTO CONTINUOUS LINK SETTLEMENT NOSCCATTCLS
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA TORONTO COLLECTION DEPARTMENT NOSCCATTCOL
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA TORONTO NOSCCATTFXA
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA SASKATOON NOSCCATTSKN
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA B.S.C. MONTREAL NOSCCATTMTL
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ CANADA VANCOUVER BOTKCATXVCR
BANQUE DE DEVELOPPEMENT DU CANADA MONTREAL BAFDCAM1
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CANADA MONTREAL BNDCCAMM
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CANADA MONTREAL SECURITIES BNDCCAMMVAL
BARCLAYS MCCONNELL LTD TORONTO BMCCCAT1
BBN JAMES CAPEL INC TORONTO BBNJCAT1
BCPBANK TORONTO BCOMCAT1
BEACON SECURITIES LIMITED HALIFAX BEAOCA91
BERNER AND COMPANY INC TORONTO BERCCAT1
BLACKROCK ASSET MANAGEMENT CANADA LIMITED TORONTO BGIACATT
BLUECHIVE PROCESSING CORPORATION TORONTO BLPCCAT1
BMO HARRIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TORONTO BHIMCAT1
BMO NESBITT BURNS INC TORONTO NESUCAM1
BMO NESBITT BURNS INC TORONTO NESUCAM10TT
BNP PARIBAS (CANADA) VALEURS MOBILIERES INC MONTREAL CANADA BNPVCAM1
BNP PARIBAS CANADA MONTREAL TORONTO TORONTO BRANCH BNPACAMMTTT
BNP PARIBAS CANADA MONTREAL VANCOUVER VANCOUVER BRANCH BNPACAMMVVV
BRAWLEY CATHERS LIMITED TORONTO BRWLCAT1
BRINK HUDSON AND LEFEVER LTD. VANCOUVER BHLLCA81
BROCKHOUSE AND COOPER INC. MONTREAL BRCOCAMM

What are SWIFT and BIC codes?

A SWIFT CODE is an international bank code that identifies particular banks worldwide. It’s also known as a Bank Identifier Code (BIC). This standard approved by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). BIC stands for Business Identifier Codes.

The codes are widely used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers or telegraphic transfer. Other uses include to transmit messages between financial institutions and banks.

The Swift code can be either 8 or 11 characters long, and 8 digits code refers to the primary office. The code consists of 4 separate section, and the format arrange in the following manner;

AAAA BB CC XXX

  • 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)

There are 2 types of Swift Codes, namely Live & Passive Codes. The Live Codes are for institutions who are actively connected to the Swift Network while Passive Codes are used for manual transactions.

The registrations of Swift Codes are handled by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) and their headquarters is located in La Hulpe, Belgium. SWIFT is the registered trademarks of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

SWIFT is the registered trademarks of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

Swift Code or BIC code are part of ISO 9362 standards. It is a standard format of Business Identifier Codes (“BIC”). BIC sometimes also refers to “Bank Identifier Code”.

Swift Code or BIC Code is a unique code to identify financial and non-financial institutions. These codes are mostly used when transferring money between banks, especially for international wire transfers or telegraphic transfer (“TT”). The codes are also used in exchanging messages between banks.

For individual users, SWIFT Code normally used to transmit money across the international border.