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Namibia Bank SWIFT Codes

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

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
ABSA BANK NAMIBIA LIMITED WINDHOEK ABSANAN1
BANK OF NAMIBIA WINDHOEK CLEARING HOUSE CBKNNANAPCH
BANK OF NAMIBIA WINDHOEK CBKNNANX
BANK WINDHOEK LIMITED WINDHOEK BWLINANX
BANK WINDHOEK LIMITED WINDHOEK GLOBAL CUSTODY BRANCH BWLINANXCHM
CITY SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT BANK HOLDINGS LTD. WINDHOEK CSIHNAN1
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NAMIBIA WINDHOEK 9000 FIRNNANX
INVESTMENT HOUSE NAMIBIA (PTY) LTD WINDHOEK PTY IHNANANX
INVESTMENT HOUSE NAMIBIA (PTY) LTD. WINDHOEK PTY HYSANAN1
IRWIN JACOBS GREENE AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) LTD. WINDHOEK PTY IJGLNANA
NAMCLEAR (PTY) LIMITED WINDHOEK PTY NAMCNANX
NAMIBIA EQUITY BROKERS (PTY) LTD WINDHOEK PTY NBOENANX
NAMIBIAN STOCK EXCHANGE WINDHOEK XNAMNAN1
NEDBANK NAMIBIA LTD. WINDHOEK 9000 NEDSNANX
SIMONIS STORM SECURITIES (PTY) LTD WINDHOEK PTY FLMSNANX
STANDARD BANK NAMIBIA WINDHOEK SBNMNANX

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.