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Congo Bank SWIFT Codes

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

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
BANQUE COMMERCIALE CONGOLAISE POINTE-NOIRE CBEBCGC1
BANQUE COMMERCIALE DU CONGO SARL KINSHASA 1 BCDCCDKI
BANQUE COMMERCIALE INTERNATIONALE (EX COFIPA CONGO) BRAZZAVILLE EX COFIPA CONGO BCBPCGCG
BANQUE COMMERCIALE INTERNATIONALE (EX COFIPA CONGO) POINTE-NOIRE EX COFIPA CONGO BCBPCGCG001
BANQUE CONGOLAISE DE LHABITAT BRAZZAVILLE BCHCCGCG
BANQUE DE DEVELOPPEMENT DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE CENTRALE (BDEAC) BRAZZAVILLE BDEAC BDEACGCG
BANQUE DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE CENTRALE D.N. CONGO BRAZZAVILLE BEACCGCG
BANQUE DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE CENTRALE D.N. CONGO POINTE-NOIRE AGENCE DE POINTE-NOIRE BEACCGCG410
BANQUE DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE CENTRALE D.N. CONGO OUESSO BEACCGCGALL
BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU CONGO BRAZZAVILLE CONICGC1
BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU CONGO POINTE-NOIRE CONICGC10C2
BGFIBANK CONGO BRAZZAVILLE BGFICGCG
CITIBANK N.A. KINSHASA 1 CITICDKX
CREDIT LYONNAIS CONGO POINTE-NOIRE CRLYCGCG
ECOBANK CONGO BRAZZAVILLE ECOCCGCG
LA CONGOLAISE DE BANQUE (LCB) BRAZZAVILLE LCB CRAGCGCG
STANBIC BANK CONGO SARL KINSHASA 1 SBICCDKX

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.