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What is a SWIFT Code?

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.


Sierra Leone Bank SWIFT Codes - Page 1

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

No Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
1 ACCESS BANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN ABSFSLFR
2 APEX BANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN APIESLFR
3 BANK OF SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN BSLESLFA
4 BANK OF SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN BSLESLFR
5 COMMERCE AND MORTGAGE BANK (SL) PLC FREETOWN HFCMSLFR
6 ECOBANK SIERRA LEONE LIMITED FREETOWN ECOCSLFR
7 FIRST INTERNATIONAL BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN FSTISLFR
8 GUARANTY TRUST BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN GTBISLFR
9 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK(SL) LIMITED FREETOWN ICBZSLFR
10 KEYSTONE BANK (SL) LIMITED FREETOWN PHBXSLFR
11 NATIONAL COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT BANK LTD. FREETOWN NCDBSLF1
12 ROKEL COMMERCIAL BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LTD. FREETOWN RCBKSLFR
13 SIERRA LEONE COMMERCIAL BANK LTD FREETOWN SLCBSLFR
14 SKYE BANK (SL) LTD FREETOWN SKYESLFR
15 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK SIERRA LEONE LTD FREETOWN SCBLSLFR
16 UNION TRUST BANK LIMITED FREETOWN UTBSSLFR
17 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (S/L) LTD FREETOWN UNAFSLFR
18 ZENITH BANK (SIERRA LEONE) LIMITED FREETOWN ZESLSLFR