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Switzerland Bank SWIFT Codes

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

Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
AARGAUISCHE KANTONAL BANK CH-5001 AARAU KBAGCH22
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK RHEINFELDEN KBAGCH2243A
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK ZOFINGEN KBAGCH2248A
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK BRUGG KBAGCH2252A
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK BADEN KBAGCH2254A
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK WETTINGEN KBAGCH2254C
AARGAUISCHE KANTONALBANK WOHLEN KBAGCH2256B
ABB CAPITAL B.V. ZURICH BRANCH ZURICH ABBCCHZZ
ABN AMRO BANK (SCHWEIZ) 8022 ZURICH SCHWEIZ ABNACHZZ80A
ABN AMRO BANK (SWITZERLAND) A.G. ZURICH SWITZERLAND ABNACHZZ
ABN AMRO BANK (SWITZERLAND) A.G. ZURICH SWITZERLAND ABNACHZZIDJ
ABN AMRO BANK N.V. AMSTERDAM CH-8022 ZURICH ABNACHZ8ZRH
ADLER AND COMPANY PRIVATBANK AG CH-8022 ZURICH ADCOCHZZ
ADVANCED CURRENCY MARKETS GENEVA ACMBCHG1
ADVANCED CURRENCY MARKETS GENEVA ACMBCHGG
AIG PRIVATE BANK ZURICH UEBECHZZ
AKB PRIVATBANK ZUERICH AG ZURICH AKBPCHZZ
ALCIFINANCE SA GENEVA ALCECHG1
ALCOM SECURITIES AG ZURICH ALCSCH21
ALCON PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED FRIBOURG APHACH22
ALL OPTIONS HELVETIA AG ZUG AOHECH21
ALP TRADING SA LAUSANNE ALTDCH21
ALPHA RHEINTAL BANK AG HEERBRUGG ARBHCH22
ALPHA SECURITIES AG PFAEFFIKON ALSECHZ1
ALTERNATIVE BANK ABS OLTEN ALSWCH21
AMTSERSPARNISKASSE THUN 3601 THUN AEKTCH22
AP ANLAGE UND PRIVATBANK AG FREIENBACH ANPRCH22
APPENZELLER KANTONALBANK CH-9050 APPENZELL AIKACH21
APPENZELLER KANTONALBANK APPENZELL AIKACH22
ARAB BANK (SWITZERLAND) LTD ZURICH SWITZERLAND ARBSCHZZ
ARAB BANK (SWITZERLAND) LTD GENEVA SWITZERLAND ARBSCHZZGVA
ARBINTER-OMNIVALOR SA GENEVA ARBRCHG1
ARBUTHNOT BANK AG ZURICH ARBUCHZ1
ARCHELON SUISSE GMBH ZUG ARSGCH21
ARVEST PRIVATBANK AG PFAEFFIKON PVERCH21
ARZI BANK A G ZURICH ARZBCHZ1
ASCOM FINANZ AG BERNE ASFNCHB1
ATAG ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD BERNE ATAMCH22
ATLANTIC FORFAITIERUNGS AG ZURICH AFCLCHZZ
ATLANTIC VERMOEGENSVERWALTUNGSBANK ZURICH AVVBCHZZ
ATTEL ET CIE S.A. LUGANO ATTLCH21
AUBERT ET CIE S.A. GENEVA AUBECHG1
AXA VERSICHERUNGEN AG ZURICH AXIPCHZZ
BALBOA FINANCE S.A. GENEVA BALFCHG1
BALOISE BANK SOBA CH-4502 SOLOTHURN KBSOCH2245A
BALOISE BANK SOBA SOLOTHURN HEAD OFFICE KBSOCH22
BALOISE BANK SOBA GRENCHEN KBSOCH2225G
BALOISE BANK SOBA OLTEN KBSOCH2246A
BANCA ALETTI EC (SUISSE) SA CH-6900 LUGANO 7 SUISSE VRBPCH22
BANCA ARNER S.A. CH-6906 LUGANO ARNECH22

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.