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Japan Bank SWIFT Codes

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

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
AICHI BANK LTD. THE OSAKA AICHJPJ10JS
AICHI BANK LTD. THE TOKYO AICHJPJ10JT
AIG GLOBAL INVESTMENT CORP. TOKYO AIMIJPJ1
AIZAWA SECURITIES CO. TOKYO AIZAJPJ1
AKAGIYA SECURITIES CO. LTD. TOKYO AKSEJPJ1
ALLIANCE CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (JAPAN) LTD TOKYO JAPAN ACAMJPJ1
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN JAPAN LTD TOKYO ALCAJPJX
AMERICAN EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL JAPAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD TOKYO AMEXJPJ1
ANDO SECURITIES CO. LTD NAGOYA ANOOJPJ1
ANZ MCCAUGHAN LTD TOKYO AMCLJPJ1
AOZORA BANK LTD. TOKYO 102-8660 NCBTJPJT
ARK SECURITIES CO. LTD. TOKYO ARKKJPJ1
ASAHI LIFE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED TOKYO ALSMJPJ1
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BKG. GRP. TOKYO 104 ANZBJPJX
AXA ROSENBERG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD. TOKYO BARRJPJT
AXES (JAPAN) SECURITIES CO. LTD. TOKYO JAPAN AXJSJPJ1
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA TOKYO BRANCH TOKYO BBVAJPJT
BANCO DO BRASIL S.A. TOKYO BRASJPJT
BANCO ITAU S.A. TOKYO BRANCH TOKYO ITAUJPJT
BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LTD. OSAKA BKKBJPJTOSA
BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LTD. TOKYO 105 BKKBJPJT
BANK OF AMERICA NT AND SA TOKYO BOFAJPJX
BANK OF CHINA NAGOYA NAGOYA BRANCH BKCHJPJTNGY
BANK OF CHINA OSAKA OSAKA BRANCH BKCHJPJTOSA
BANK OF CHINA YOKOHAMA YOKOHAMA BRANCH BKCHJPJTYHA
BANK OF CHINA - TOKYO TOKYO BKCHJPJT
BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS TOKYO 105 COMMJPJT
BANK OF FUKUOKA LTD. THE FUKUOKA HEAD OFFICE FKBKJPJT100
BANK OF INDIA OSAKA OSAKA BRANCH BKIDJPJTOSK
BANK OF JAPAN TOKYO BOJPJPJT
BANK OF JAPAN TOKYO FOR JAPANS RESERVES USE ONLY BOJPJPJTBJ1
BANK OF JAPAN TOKYO FOR JAPANS RESERVES USE ONLY BOJPJPJTMF1
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TOKYO 100-0011 IRVTJPJX
BANK OF TAIWAN TOKYO 100 BKTWJPJT
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE TOKYO CLS CONTROL BRANCH-CONTROL DESK BOTKJPJTCLS
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE TOKYO FUNDS AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE DIVISION BOTKJPJTFGN
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE TOKYO INVESTMENT FUND OPERATIONS UNIT BOTKJPJTFND
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE FUKUOKA BOTKJPJTFUK
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE TOKYO SECURITIES SERVICES DIVISION BOTKJPJTSAD
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE SAPPORO BOTKJPJTSAP
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THE KITAKYUSYU BOTKJPJTSMO
BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. TOKYO 100 BOTKJPJT
BANQUE AIG TOKYO BRANCH TOKYO AIGAJPJT
BANSEI PRIME CAPITAL SECURITES CO. LTD. KYOTO BSPCJPJ1
BANYO SECURITIES CO. LTD HYOGO BANYJPJ1
BARCLAYS BANK PLC TOKYO MONEY MARKET AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE BARCJPJ2MFX
BARCLAYS CAPITAL JAPAN LTD. TOKYO BARCJPJ9
BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN INVESTMENT TRUST C O.LTD TOKYO BITBJPJ1
BAYERISCHE HYPO-UND VEREINSBANK AG TOKYO 100-91 BVBEJPJT
BEAR STEARNS ( JAPAN ) LTD TOKYO JAPAN BESJJPJ1

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.