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.

Canada Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
201GHS SECURITIES CANADA LTDCALGARY GHSCCA61
202GLOBAL SECURITIES CORPORATIONVANCOUVER GSECCA81
203GLOBALTRADE CORPORATIONTORONTO GLCRCATT
204GLUSKIN SHEFF AND ASSOCIATES INCTORONTO GLSACAT1
205GOLDEN CAPITAL SECURITIES LTDVANCOUVER GLCSCA81
206GOLDMAN SACHS CANADA INC.TORONTO GSLTCAT1
207GOLDMAN SACHS CANADA INC.TORONTO(GS AND CO/GS INTERNATIONAL CLEARANCE DEPARTMENT) GSLTCAT10GS
208GORDON CAPITAL CORPORATIONMONTREAL GOCCCAM1
209GORDON CAPITAL CORPORATIONTORONTO GOCCCAM10TT
210GREAT PACIFIC MANAGEMENT CO. LTD.VANCOUVER GPMACA81
211GREENLINE INVESTOR SERVICESTORONTO GRISCAT1
212GREY HORSE CORPORATIONTORONTO GHCACAT1
213GREYSTONE MANAGED INVESTMENTS INCREGINA GRMNCA51
214GRIFFITHS MCBURNEY AND PARTNERSTORONTO GRMPCAT1
215HABIB CANADIAN BANKMISSISSAUGA HBZUCATT
216HAMBLIN WATSA INVESTMENT COUNSEL LTD.TORONTO HWICCAT1
217HAYWOOD SECURITIES INCVANCOUVER HASRCA81
218HEWLETT PACKARD (CANADA) COMISSISSAUGA HECDCAT1
219HOWSON TATTERSALL INVESTMENT COUNSELTORONTO HTICCAT1
220HSBC BANK CANADAMONTREAL HKBCCATTMON
221HSBC BANK CANADATORONTO(CLS DEPARTMENT) HKBCCATTCLS
222HSBC BANK CANADATORONTO HKBCCATT
223HSBC BANK CANADAVANCOUVER HKBCCA81
224HSBC BANK CANADAVANCOUVER(VANCOUVER) HKBCCATTVAN
225HSBC BANK USA (TORONTO BRANCH)TORONTO HSBCCATX
226HSBC CAPITAL (CANADA) INCVANCOUVER WRCICA81
227HSBC SECURITIES (CANADA) INC.TORONTO HJCCCAT1
228HSBC SECURITIES CANADA (INC)TORONTO HSCICATT
229HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)EDMONTON METCCAT106E
230HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)HALIFAX METCCAT102H
231HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)MONTREAL METCCAT10MM
232HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)OTTAWA METCCAT1022
233HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)TORONTO METCCAT1GWM
234HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)TORONTO METCCAT1
235HSBC TRUST COMPANY (CANADA)VANCOUVER METCCAT108V
236HURONIA TRUST COMPANYORILLIA HUCTCA21
237HYDRO QUEBECMONTREAL HQQCCAM1
238HYDRO QUEBEC PENSION FUNDMONTREAL HQPFCAM1
239ICE CLEAR CANADAWINNIPEG XWCECA4W
240ICICI BANK CANADATORONTO(TREASURY) ICICCATTRTL
241ICICI BANK CANADATORONTO(TREASURY) ICICCATTTSY
242ICICI BANK CANADATORONTO(GLOBAL TRADE SERVICE UNIT-CANADA) ICICCATTGTS
243ICICI BANK CANADATORONTO(CENTRAL OPERATIONS - CANADA) ICICCATTCOP
244ICICI BANK CANADATORONTO ICICCATT
245INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE SECURITIES INC.QUEBEC LAHPCAM1
246INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA (CANADA)TORONTO ICBKCAT2
247INSTANTLINKTORONTO INLKCAT1
248INSTINET CANADA LIMITEDTORONTO INCDCAT1
249INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATIONMONTREAL IATACAMM
250INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERY LTDEDMONTON INDYCA61
251INVESCO TRIMARKTORONTO(AIM/POMS SERVICE) AFMICATA
252INVESCO TRIMARKTORONTO AFMICATT
253INVESTORS GROUP FINANCIAL SERVICESWINNIPEG IGMFCA44001
254INVESTORS GROUP FINANCIAL SERVICESWINNIPEG IGMFCA44002
255INVESTORS GROUP FINANCIAL SERVICESWINNIPEG IGMFCA44003
256INVESTORS GROUP FINANCIAL SERVICESWINNIPEG IGMFCA44
257INVESTPRO SECURITIES INC.MONTREAL INVTCAM1
258IPO CAPITAL CORPTORONTO IPCCCAT1
259ITG CANADA CORP.TORONTO ITGCCAT1
260J. PASZTOR AND ASSOCIATES INC.TORONTO JPSACAT1
261J.D. MACK LIMITEDHALIFAX JDMACA91
262J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES CANADA INC.TORONTO JPMSCATT
263J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES CANADA INC.TORONTO(TEST KEY AND BKE ADMINISTRATION) JPMSCATTKEY
264JAMESON BANKTORONTO JMSNCATT
265JENNINGS CAPITAL INCTORONTO JECACAT1
266JIM PATTISON LTD.VANCOUVER JPGCCA8V
267JONES GABLE AND COMPANY LIMITEDTORONTO JGCLCAT1
268JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.TORONTO CHASCATTCTS
269JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.TORONTO CHASCATTENQ
270JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.TORONTO CHASCATTKEY
271JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.TORONTO CHASCATT
272KASH MART FINANCIAL LTDMONTREAL KAMFCAM1
273KOREA EXCHANGE BANK OF CANADATORONTO KOEXCATT
274LALLEMAND INCMONTREAL LALLCAMM
275LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADAMONTREAL(ALL OFFICES IN CANADA) BLCMCAMM
276LAURENTIAN BANK SECURITIES INCMONTREAL BLCSCAM1
277LEEDE FINANCIAL MARKETS INCCALGARY RPSICA61
278LEITH WHEELER INVESTMENT COUNSEL INCVANCOUVER LWICCA81
279LEVESQUE BEAUBIEN GEOFFRION INC.TORONTO LBGECAM10TT
280LIQUIDNET CANADA INC.TORONTO LICDCAT1
281LOEWEN ONDAATJE MCCUTCHEONTORONTO LWOHCAT1
282LOMBARD ODIER DARIER HENTSCHMONTREAL LOCYCAMM
283LOMBARD ODIER DARIER HENTSCHMONTREAL(NDP DEPT) LOCYCAMMNDP
284M. COUSINEAU AND ASSOCIES INC.LAVAL MCOACAM1
285MACDOUGALL MACDOUGALL AND MACTIER INC.MONTREAL MCMCCAM1
286MACDOUGALL MEYER INC.MONTREAL MCMYCAM1
287MACKENZIE FINANCIAL CORPORATIONTORONTO MAFCCAT1
288MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC.AURORA MAINCA2A
289MAISON PLACEMENTS CA INC.TORONTO MAPCCAT1
290MAISON PLACEMENTS CANADA INC.MONTREAL MAIPCAM1
291MANULIFE ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITEDTORONTO(AIM/POMS SERVICE) MAMGCATT
292MANULIFE BANK OF CANADAWATERLOO MCBTCA2W
293MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORPORATIONTORONTO MFCTCATT
294MAPLE BANK GMBHTORONTO MPBKCAT1
295MAPLE SECURITIES CDA LTDTORONTO MAPLCATT
296MARLEAU LEMIRE INC.MONTREAL MALECAM1
297MCDERMID ST. LAWRENCE CHISHOLM LTD.TORONTO MALHCAT1
298MEGA INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK (CANADA)RICHMOND(RICHMOND BRANCH) ICBCCATTRMD
299MEGA INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK (CANADA)TORONTO ICBCCATT
300MEGA INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK (CANADA)VANCOUVER(VANCOUVER BRANCH) ICBCCATTVAN