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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.


South Africa Bank SWIFT Codes - Page 1

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

No Bank or Institution City Branch SWIFT Code
1 28E CAPITAL PTY LTD CENTURION ECATZAJ4
2 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AAXXZAJJ
3 A2X PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (A2X SLB) AAXXZAJJSLB
4 ABAX INVESTMENTS CAPE TOWN ABIVZAJ1
5 ABSA BANK LIMITED BLOEMFONTEIN (INTERNATIONAL CENTER BLOEMFONTEIN) ABSAZAJJCBF
6 ABSA BANK LIMITED CAPE TOWN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WESTERN CAPE/476) ABSAZAJJCCT
7 ABSA BANK LIMITED DURBAN (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NATAL/479) ABSAZAJJCDB
8 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJJTRS
9 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CAPITAL BROKERS) ABSAZAJJACS
10 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA CUSTODY) ABSAZAJJMG3
11 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA ISSUING AGENT) ABSAZAJJMG1
12 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA RECONCILITAION DIVISION) ABSAZAJJREK
13 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ABSA TRADE REPORTING) ABSAZAJJMG2
14 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (ALL SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICES) ABSAZAJJ
15 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CLS BRANCH) ABSAZAJJCLS
16 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - WITWATERSRAND/235) ABSAZAJJCWI
17 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI1
18 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FIXED INCOME INSTRUMENT) ABSAZAJJFI2
19 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (FOR CLS) ABSAZAJJJAS
20 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (LENDING DIVISION) ABSAZAJJSLB
21 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJMMD
22 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (MONEY MARKET BRANCH) ABSAZAJJTMS
23 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (THIRD PARTY CLS CLEARING) ABSAZAJJTPC
24 ABSA BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG (VOSTRO BRANCH) ABSAZAJJVOS
25 ABSA BANK LIMITED NELSPRUIT (INTERNATIONAL BANKING CENTRE NELSPRUIT/449) ABSAZAJJCNE
26 ABSA BANK LIMITED PORT ELIZABETH (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - EASTERN CAPE/480) ABSAZAJJCPE
27 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CORPORATE BANKING SERVICES - NORTHERN TRANSVAAL/478) ABSAZAJJCPT
28 ABSA BANK LIMITED PRETORIA (CREDIT CARD ADMIN CENTRE) ABSAZAJJCRD
29 ABSA CAPITAL SECURITIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ3
30 ABSA STOCKBROKERS (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABSAZAJ2
31 ABSA TRUST LIMITED JOHANNESBURG ABTRZAJ1
32 ABVEST ASSOCIATES LTD CLAREMONT ABVSZAJJ
33 ACH TRADING CC BEDFORDVIEW SBCHZAJJ
34 ACUMEN CAPITAL (PTY) LTD FOUR WAYS ACCYZAJ1
35 AFC LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AFCAZAJ1
36 AFRICAN BANK LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AFRCZAJJ
37 AFRICAN HARVEST (PTY) LTD JOHANNESBURG AHFMZAJ1
38 AFRIFOCUS SECURITIES (PTY) LTD SANDTON AFRFZAJJ
39 AFRIPACK DURBAN AFRPZAJ1
40 AGILISTO JOHANNESBURG AGLLZAJ1
41 ALBARAKA BANK DURBAN ALBRZAJJ
42 ALEXANDER ASSET MANAGEMENT MARSHALLTOWN ALAAZAJ1
43 ALLAN GRAY LIMITED CAPE TOWN AIICZAJ1
44 ALLAN GRAY LIMITED CAPE TOWN GRAYZAJC
45 ALTRON FINANCE (PTY) LTD PARKTOWN ALTFZAJJ
46 AMERICAN EXPRESS BANK BRAAMFONTEIN AEIBZAJ1
47 ANCHOR STOCKBROKERS (PTY) LTD BRYANSTON ASTYZAJJ
48 ANDERSON WILSON AND PARTNERS INC. JOHANNESBURG ANWPZAJ1
49 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJ
50 ANGLO AMERICAN SA FINANCE LIMITED JOHANNESBURG AACLZAJJCIM