What is SWIFT Code?

SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and serves as a unique identifier for a bank or financial institution.

These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. On top of that, the code is used 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 format of SWIFT Code is as follows;

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the bank. Only letters are allowed.
  • The next 2 characters ("BB") specify the country. It use the format of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code.
  • The next 2 characters ("CC") specify the location. Letters and digits are allowed. Passive participant will have "1" in the second character
  • The last 3 characters ("DDD") specify the branch. This is an optional. A 'XXX' refer to primary office. Letters and digits are allowed.

Burkina Faso Bank SWIFT Codes

Burkina Faso Below are the SWIFT Code for all banks in Burkina Faso. Click on the SWIFT Code to find out the bank details, address & maps.

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1BANK OF AFRICA BURKINA FASSOOUAGADOUGOU AFRIBFBF
2BANQUE ATLANTIQUE BURKINA FASOOUAGADOUGOU ATBFBFBF
3BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE DE LOUESTBOBO-DIOULASSO(BOBO-DIOULASSO BRANCH) BCAOBFBFBOB
4BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE LAFRIQUE DE LOUESTOUAGADOUGOU BCAOBFBF
5BANQUE COMMERCIALE DU BURKINAOUAGADOUGOU BNCFBFBF
6BANQUE DE LHABITAT DU BURKINA FASOOUAGADOUGOU BHBFBFBF
7BANQUE INTERNATIONALE DU BURKINAOUAGADOUGOU BIBUBFBF
8BANQUE NATIONALE DE DEVELOPPEMENTOUAGADOUGOU NDEVBFB1
9BANQUE POUR LE FINANCEMENT DU COMMERCE ET DES INVESTISSEMENTS DU BURKINAOUAGADOUGOU BFCBBFB1
10BANQUE REGIONALE DE SOLIDARITE BURKINA FASOOUAGADOUGOU BRSWBFBF
11BANQUE SAHELO SAHARIENNE POUR LINVESTISSEMENT ET LE COMMERCE (BURKINA FASO) S.A.OUAGADOUGOU BSAHBFBF
12BICIA DU BURKINAOUAGADOUGOU BICIBFBX
13CAISSE CENTRALE DE COOPERATION ECONOMIQUEOUAGADOUGOU CCECBFB1
14CBAO GROUPE ATTIJARIWAFA BANK BURKINA FASOOUAGADOUGOU CBAOBFBG
15CORIS BANK INTERNATIONALOUAGADOUGOU CORIBFBF
16DEPOSITAIRE CENTRAL BANQUE DE REGLEMENT (DCBR BURKINA FASO)OUAGADOUGOU DCRCBFB1
17ECOBANK BURKINAOUAGADOUGOU ECOCBFBF
18LA BANQUE AGRICOLE ET COMMERCIALE DU BURKINA (BACB) LAOUAGADOUGOU CNCBBFBF
19SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUES AU BURKINA SGBBOUAGADOUGOU SGBBBFBF