The table below are the list of Swift Codes for all banks and institutions in São Tomé and Príncipe. Click on the Swift Code to find out the bank or institution details, address & maps.
|No||Bank or Institution||City||Branch||SWIFT Code|
|1||AFRILAND FIRST BANK STP||SAO TOME||AFFSSTST|
|2||BANCO CENTRAL DE SAO TOME E PRINCIPE||SAO TOME||CSTPSTST|
|3||BANCO INTERNACIONAL DE SAO TOME E PRINCIPE||SAO TOME||INOISTST|
|4||BANCO NACIONAL DE SAO TOME E PRINCIPE||SAO TOME||BNSTSTS1|
|5||BANCO PRIVADO SAO TOME E PRINCIPE||SAO TOME||BPACSTST|
|6||BGFIBANK SAO TOME ET PRINCIPE||SAO TOME||BGFISTST|
|7||ECOBANK SAO TOME||SAO TOME||ECOCSTST|
|8||ENERGYBANK SAO TOME E PRICIPE S.A||SAO TOME||ESTPSTST|
Swift code or also commonly known as BIC Code is a standard format to uniquely identify a bank, financial institution and non-financial institution. 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.
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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 DDD
- The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the institution. Only letters.
- The next 2 characters ("BB") specify the country where the instituions located. The code follows the format of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code.
- The next 2 characters ("CC") specify the instiution's location. Can be letters and digits. Passive participants will have "1" in the second character,
- The last 3 characters ("DDD") specify the institution's branch. This section is an optional. A 'XXX' refers to a primary office. Can be 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.
Swift Code registrations and management are the responsibility of "Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication" (“SWIFT”) which 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.