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.

Germany Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
201BANK IM BISTUM ESSEN EGESSEN GENODED1BBE
202BANK IM BISTUM ESSEN EGKETTWIG GENODED1BBY
203BANK JULIUS BEAR EUROPE AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN BAERDEF1
204BANK OF AMERICA N.A.FRANKFURT AM MAIN BOFADEFX
205BANK OF AMERICA N.A.FRANKFURT AM MAIN(MANAGED TRANSACTION BANKING SERVICES) BOFADEFXVAM
206BANK OF AMERICA N.A. MILITARY BANKFRANKFURT AM MAIN MNBIDEF1
207BANK OF AMERICA N.A. MILITARY BANKMAINZ-KASTEL MNBIDE5M
208BANK OF BEIRUT (UK) LTD FRANKFURT BRANCHFRANKFURT AM MAIN BABEDEFF
209BANK OF CHINAFRANKFURT AM MAIN BKCHDEFF
210BANK OF CHINAFRANKFURT AM MAIN(DOTATIONSKONTO) BKCHDEFFDOT
211BANK OF CHINAHAMBURG(HAMBURG BRANCH) BKCHDEFFHMB
212BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS CO. LTD FRANKFURT BRANCHFRANKFURT AM MAIN COMMDEFF
213BANK OF MONTREALLAHR (SCHWARZWALD) BOFMDE61
214BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NVFRANKFURT AM MAIN BNYMDEF1
215BANK OF SCOTLANDBERLIN BOFSDEB1
216BANK OF SCOTLAND NIEDERLASSUNG FRANKFURTFRANKFURT AM MAIN BOFSDEF1
217BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEDUESSELDORF(DUESSELDORF BRANCH) BOTKDEDX
218BANK SARASIN AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(PM LIGHT) SRRADEM1BBK
219BANK SARASIN AGMUENCHEN SRRADEM1
220BANK SCHILLING AND CO AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN SCHGDEF1
221BANK SCHILLING AND CO AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTHAMMELBURG BSHADE71
222BANK VONTOBEL EUROPE AGMUENCHEN VONTDEM1
223BANKHAUS ANTON HAFNER KGAUGSBURG ANHODE77
224BANKHAUS AUGUST LENZ AND CO. AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUENCHEN LENZDEM1
225BANKHAUS AUGUST LENZ UND CO.AGMUENCHEN LENZDEMA
226BANKHAUS BAUER AGSTUTTGART BHBADES1
227BANKHAUS C.L. SEELIGERWOLFENBUETTEL BCLSDE22
228BANKHAUS C.L. SEELIGER KGWOLFENBUETTEL BCLSDE21
229BANKHAUS CARL F. PLUMP AND COBREMEN PLUMDE29
230BANKHAUS CARL F. PLUMP AND COBREMEN PLUMDE29TGT
231BANKHAUS CARL M. GOETTEKOELN BCGODE31
232BANKHAUS DR. MASEL AGBERLIN MACODEB1
233BANKHAUS E. MAYER AGFREIBURG IM BREISGAU MAYRDE61
234BANKHAUS E. MAYER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFREIBURG IM BREISGAU BKMADE61
235BANKHAUS ELLWANGER AND GEIGER KGSTUTTGART ELGEDES1
236BANKHAUS FISCHER AND CO KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFTHAMBURG BKFIDEH1
237BANKHAUS GEBR. MARTIN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTGOEPPINGEN MARBDE6G
238BANKHAUS HALLBAUM AGGOETTINGEN HALLDE2HGOE
239BANKHAUS HALLBAUM AGHANNOVER HALLDE2HTGT
240BANKHAUS HALLBAUM AGHANNOVER HALLDE2H
241BANKHAUS HALLBAUM AGHILDESHEIM HALLDE2HHIL
242BANKHAUS HALLBAUM AGOSNABRUECK HALLDE2HOSN
243BANKHAUS HERZOGPARK AGMUENCHEN HERZDEM1
244BANKHAUS J. FAISST OHGSCHRAMBERG FAITDE66SBG
245BANKHAUS J. FAISST OHGWOLFACH FAITDE66
246BANKHAUS LAMPE KGDUESSELDORF LAMPDEDD
247BANKHAUS LAMPE KGHAMBURG(HAMBURG BRANCH) LAMPDEDD500
248BANKHAUS LOEBBECKE AGBERLIN LOEBDEBBTGT
249BANKHAUS LOEBBECKE AGBERLIN(HEAD OFFICE) LOEBDEBB
250BANKHAUS LUDWIG SPERRER KGFREISING BHLSDEM1
251BANKHAUS LUDWIG SPERRER KGFREISING BHLSDEMM
252BANKHAUS MAFFEI AND CO KG A.A.MUENCHEN MAFBDEM1
253BANKHAUS MAIN AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN BMAIDEF1
254BANKHAUS MAX FLESSA KGSCHWEINFURT FLESDEMM
255BANKHAUS NEELMEYER AGBREMEN NEELDE22
256BANKHAUS RAUTENSCHLEIN GMBHSCHOENINGEN GENODEF1RTS
257BANKHAUS RAUTENSCHLEIN GMBHSCHOENINGEN RAUTDE88
258BANKHAUS VON DER HEYDT GMBH UND CO. KGMUENCHEN BVDHDEMM
259BANKHAUS W. FORTMANN UND SOEHNE KGOLDENBURG FORTDEH4
260BANKHAUS W. FORTMANN UND SOEHNE KGOLDENBURG FORTDEH1
261BANKHAUS WERHAHN GMBHNEUSS WERHDEDS
262BANKHAUS WERHAHN GMBHNEUSS WERHDED1
263BANKHAUS WOELBERN AND CO.HAMBURG WOELDEHH
264BANKVEREIN BEBRA EGBEBRA GENODEF1BEB
265BANKVEREIN BEBRA ZW EGALHEIM GENODEF1ALH
266BANKVEREIN WERTHERWERTHER GENODEF1BVW
267BANQUE CHAABI DU MAROC NIEDERLASSUNG DEUTSCHLAND AGENTURFRANKFURT AM MAIN BCDMDEF1
268BANQUE EUROPEENNE DU CREDIT MUTUELFRANKFURT AM MAIN CMCIDEF1
269BANQUE FEDERATIVE DU CREDIT MUTUEL (BFCM)FRANKFURT AM MAIN CMCIDEFF
270BANQUE FEDERATIVE DU CREDIT MUTUEL (BFCM)FRANKFURT AM MAIN(TREASURY BACK OFFICE) CMCIDEFFTRE
271BANQUE VONTOBEL EUROPE AG NIEDERLASSUNG KOELNKOELN VONTDE31
272BANTLEON AGHANNOVER HBANDE21
273BARCLAYCARD BARCLAYS BANK PLCHAMBURG BARCDEHA
274BARCLAYCARD BARCLAYS BANK PLCHAMBURG BARCDEH1
275BARCLAYS BANK PLCFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CASH MANAGEMENT SERVICE) BARCDEFFMCH
276BARCLAYS BANK PLCFRANKFURT AM MAIN BARCDEF1TCS
277BARCLAYS BANK PLCFRANKFURT AM MAIN(FRANKFURT BRANCH) BARCDEFF
278BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS (DEUTSCHLAND) AGMUENCHEN INXDDEM1
279BASF SELUDWIGSHAFEN BASFDE51
280BAUSPARKASSE MAINZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMAINZ BKMZDE51
281BAUSPARKASSE SCHWAEBISCH HALL AGSCHWAEBISCH HALL BSHHDE61
282BAUSPARKASSE SCHWAEBISCH HALL AGSCHWAEBISCH HALL BSHHDES1
283BAYER AGLEVERKUSEN BAYADEDL
284BAYERISCHE BODENSEEBANK LINDAUNONNENHORN BABDDE61
285BAYERISCHE BODENSEEBANK RAIFFEISEN EGLINDAU GENODEF1LBB
286BAYERISCHE BOERSE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUENCHEN XMUNDEM1
287BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK ESSEN BRANCHESSEN BYLADE3E
288BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK MUENCHENMUENCHEN BYLADEMM
289BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK MUENCHENMUENCHEN(DOTATIONSKONTO) BYLADEM1D12
290BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK MUENCHENMUENCHEN(CLS OPERATIONS) BYLADEMMCLS
291BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK NUERNBERG BRANCHNUERNBERG BYLADE77
292BAYERN INVEST KAPITALANLAGEGESELLSCHAFT MBHMUENCHEN BAYVDEMM
293BBBANK EGFRANKFURT AM MAIN BBAKDEF1
294BBBANK EGKARLSRUHE GENODE61BBB
295BELLIN GMBH FINANZDIENSTEETTENHEIM BELFDE66
296BENSBERGER BANK EGBERGISCH-GLADBACH GENODED1BGL
297BENSBERGER BANK EGREFRATH GENODED1BGY
298BERKHEIMER BANK EGESSLINGEN GENODES1BHB
299BERLIN CHEMIE AGBERLIN BCHEDEB1
300BERLIN HANNOVERSCHE HYPOTHEKENBANKBERLIN BHYPDEB1