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Nigeria Bank SWIFT Codes

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

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
ACCESS BANK PLC LAGOS ABNGNGLA
AFRIBANK NIGERIA LIMITED LAGOS AFRNNGLA
AFRICAN EXPORT-IMPORT BANK ABUJA AFXMNGLA
ALLSTATES TRUST BANK PLC LAGOS ATLBNGL1
ASSURANCE BANK LIMITED LAGOS ASUBNGL1
B2BSOLUTINS LTD LAGOS BBSONGL1
BT INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA) LTD. LAGOS NIGERIA NIGINGL1
BZX INVESTMENTS LTD ILESHA BZINNGL1
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA ABUJA CBNINGLA
CENTRAL SECURITIES CLEARING SYSTEM LTD LAGOS CSCYNGL1
CHAPEL HILL DENHAM SECURITIES LIMITED LAGOS CHDENGLA
CITY EXPRESS BANK LIMITED LAGOS CIEHNGL1
CSL STOCKBROKERS LIMITED LAGOS CSSKNGL1
DEVCOM BANK LTD LAGOS DEVCNGL1
DEVCOM MERCHANT BANK LTD. LAGOS DEMBNGL1
DIAMOND BANK PLC LAGOS DBLNNGLA
ECOBANK NIGERIA LIMITED LAGOS ECOCNGLA
EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK LAGOS EQUTNGLA
FIDELITY BANK PLC LAGOS FIDTNGLA
FIDELITY BANK PLC LAGOS FUMRNGL1
FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC LAGOS FBNINGLA
FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC LAGOS CUSTODIAN SERVICES FBNINGLAGCS
FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK LAGOS FCMBNGLA
FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK LAGOS ELECTRONIC BANKING FCMBNGLAWEB
FIRST INLAND BANK PLC LAGOS CMTMNGLA
FIRST INTERSTATE MERCHANT BANK (NIGERIA) LTD. LAGOS NIGERIA FIMNNGL1
FORTUNE INTERNATIONAL BANC PLC LAGOS FOIBNGL1
GUARANTY TRUST BANK LIMITED LAGOS GTBINGLA
GUARANTY TRUST BANK LIMITED LAGOS INFO POOL GTBINGLAIFP
GULF BANK OF NIGERIA PLC LAGOS GBNPNGL1
HALLMARK BANK PLC LAGOS HALMNGL1
IBTC CHARTERED BANK PLC LAGOS SBICNGLX
INTERCONTINENTAL BANK LIMITED LAGOS ICOBNGLA
LEADBANK PLC LAGOS LMERNGL1
LOBE BANK OF NIGERIA LAGOS LBNINGL1
MANNY BANK LTD. LAGOS MAMBNGL1
METROPOLITAN BANK LTD LAGOS METMNGL1
NIGBEL MERCHANT BANK (NIG)LTD. LAGOS NIG NMBNNGL1
NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED LAGOS CITINGLA
NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED LAGOS TRADE SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITINGLATRD
NIGERIA UNIVERSAL BANK LIMITED KADUNA KACBNG21
NIGERIA UNIVERSAL BANK LTD. LAGOS KNUBNGL1
NIGERIA UNIVERSAL BANK LTD. KATSINA KNUBNGL1022
NIGERIA-ARAB BANK LIMITED LAGOS NALINGL1
NIGERIAN BANK FOR COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY LAGOS NIBCNGL1
NIGERIAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK LTD LAGOS NIDBNGL1
NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE THE LAGOS XNSANGL1
OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA) LIMITED LAGOS NIGERIA OCBINGLA
OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA) LIMITED ABUJA NIGERIA OCBINGLA023
OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA) LIMITED ABA NIGERIA OCBINGLA024

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.