when you are expecting money from abroad either on google adsense, or transfer from family and friends nor payment from business partner you will need to open a domiciliary bank account.
For the purpose of international bank transfer you need to know your local bank swift code for payment.
We shall discussed all the swift code in Nigeria bank should case the need arise to request from your bank swift code.
What is Bank Swift code and sort code?
SWIFT code is use mostly to identify a bank’s primary or head office in international transactions, sort code is use primarily to identify a specific bank branch in local transactions.
SWIFT stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, which provides a network that enables banks anywhere in the world to send and receive information in a standardised and secure environment.
This also know as standard format of Business Identifier Codes (BIC), which are used by banks when transferring money between them. The SWIFT code is usually required when you conduct an international money transfer.
UBA BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: United Bank for Africa Plc.
UBA SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: UNAFNGLA
Zenith BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Zenith Bank Plc.
Zenith Bank SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: ZEIBNGLA
Union BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Union Bank Plc.
Union Bank SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: UBNINGLA
GTBANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.
GTB SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: GTBINGLA
FCMB SWIFT CODE
Bank name: First City Monument Bank Plc.
FCMB SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: FCMBNGLA
ACCESS BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Access Bank Nigeria.
Access Bank SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: ABNGNGLA
Headquarters: Victoria Island, Lagos
ECOBANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Ecobank Nigeria Plc.
ECOBANK SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: ECOCNGLA
Fidelity BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: Fidelity Bank Plc.
Fidelity Bank SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: FIDTNGLA
First BANK SWIFT CODE
Bank name: First Bank Nigeria Plc.
FBN SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: FBNINGLA
Polaris Bank SWIFT CODE
Bank name:Polaris bank Nigeria limited
PolarisBANK SWIFT BIC / SWIFT code: PRDTNGLA
KEYSTONE BANK SWIFT CODE
KEYSTONE BANK: PLNINGLA
WEMA BANK : WEMANGLA
UNITY BANK: ICITNGLA
STANBIC IBTC : SBICNGLX
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK: SCBLNGLA
HERITAGE BANK : HBCLNGLA
JAIZ BANK: JAIZNGLA
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA: CBNINGLA
CITI BANK : CITINGLA
Top 10 Banks* and their SWIFT codes:
- P.Morgan Chase & Co in New York City, NY –BOFAUS3DSHA
- Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina –BOFAUS3DCRD
- Wells Fargo in San Francisco, California –WFBIUS6S
- Citigroup in New York City, NY –CITIUS33
- Goldman Sachs Group in New York City, NY –GSCMUS33
- Morgan Stanley in New York City, NY –MSNYUS33
- S. Bancorp in Minneapolis, Minnesota –USBKUS44IMT
- Bank of New York Mellon in New York City, NY –IRVTUS3N
- PNC Financial Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania –PNCCUS33
- Capital One in McLean, Virginia –NFBKUSF1