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
301BERLIN HANNOVERSCHE HYPOTHEKENBANKBERLIN BHYPDEB2
302BERLIN HANNOVERSCHE HYPOTHEKENBANKHANNOVER BHYPDEB1HAN
303BERLINER BANKBERLIN DEUTDEDB110
304BERLINER VOLKSBANK EGBERLIN BEVODEBBDOT
305BERLINER VOLKSBANK EGBERLIN BEVODEBB
306BERNHAUSER BANK EGFILDERSTADT GENODES1BBF
307BETHMANN BANK AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN DELBDE33
308BEZIRKSSPARKASSE REICHENEAUREICHENAU SOLADES1REN
309BEZIRKSSPARKASSE ST. BLASIENST. BLASIEN SOLADES1STB
310BFW BANK FUER WOHNUNGSWIRTSCHAFTNEUBIBERG BFWODE71
311BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTBERLIN BHFBDEFF100
312BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTDUESSELDORF BHFBDEFF300
313BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(ADDITIONAL RTGS ACCOUNT) BHFBDEFFWER
314BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN BHFBDEFFVIE
315BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN BHFBDEFF500
316BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(HEAD OFFICE) BHFBDEFF
317BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(FRANKFURT FAMILIY OFFICE) BHFBDEFFFFO
318BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(DOTATIONSKONTO) BHFBDEF1DOT
319BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CUSTODIAN FUND FX) BHFBDEFFCFF
320BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTFRANKFURT AM MAIN(ADDITIONAL RTGS ACCOUNT) BHFBDEFFFUG
321BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTHAMBURG BHFBDEFF200
322BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTHANNOVER BHFBDEFF250
323BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTLEIPZIG BHFBDEFF860
324BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMAINZ BHFBDEFF550
325BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUENCHEN BHFBDEFF700
326BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTSTUTTGART BHFBDEFF600
327BHF BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTWIESBADEN BHFBDEFF510
328BHN BOERSENHANDEL NORD GMBHHAMBURG BBNGDEH1
329BHW ALLGEMEINE BAUSPARKASSE AGHAMELN AHWHDE21
330BHW BAUSPARKASSEHAMELN BHWBDE2H
331BHW BAUSPARKASSE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTHAMELN BHWXDE31
332BIELEFELDER VOLKSBANK EGBIELEFELD GENODEM1BIE
333BIELEFELDER VOLKSBANK EGSCHLOSS HOLTE-STUTENBROCK GENODEM1BIY
334BIRKERT WERTPAPIERHANDELSHAUS GMBH UND CO. KGFRANKFURT AM MAIN BIWGDEF1
335BIRSTEINER VOLKSBANK EGBIRSTEIN GENODE51BIV
336BISCHOFSHEIMER VOLKSBANK EGBISCHOFSHEIM GENODE51BIS
337BIW BANK FUER INVESTMENTS UND WERTPAPIERE AGWILLICH BIWBDE33
338BKMU BANK AGBERLIN BKMUDEB1
339BMW BANK GMBHMUENCHEN BMWBDEMU
340BMW BANK GMBHMUENCHEN BMWBDEM1
341BNP PARIBAS FORTIS SA/NV NIEDERLASSUNG DEUTSCHLANDKOELN GEBADE33
342BNP PARIBAS LEASE GROUP S.A. ZWEIGNIEDERLASSUNG DEUTSCHLANDKOELN BPLGDE31
343BNP PARIBAS S.A. NIEDERLASSUNG FRANKFURT AM MAINFRANKFURT AM MAIN(FRANKFURT BRANCH) BNPADEFF
344BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES GERMANYFRANKFURT AM MAIN(BP2S ZWEIGNIEDERSLASSUNG FRANKFURT) PARBDEFFBRE
345BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES GERMANYFRANKFURT AM MAIN(BNP PARIBAS FRANKFURT) PARBDEFFALA
346BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES GERMANYFRANKFURT AM MAIN PARBDEFH
347BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES GERMANYFRANKFURT AM MAIN PARBDEFF
348BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES GERMANYFRANKFURT AM MAIN(GLOBAL CUSTODY) PARBDEFFISI
349BNY MELLON ASSET SERVICING GMBHOFFENBACH (MAIN) BAEHDEF1
350BOERSE BERLIN AGBERLIN XBERDEB1
351BOERSE DUESSELDORF AGDUESSELDORF XQTXDED1
352BOMIN DEUTSCHLAND GMBH AND CO KGHAMBURG BOMIDEHH
353BOPFINGER BANK SECHTA RIES EGBOPFINGEN GENODES1BPF
354BORDESHOLMER SPARKASSE AGBORDESHOLM NOLADE21BOR
355BRANDENBURGER BANK VOLKSBANK RAIFFEISEN BANK EGBRANDENBURG GENODEF1BRB
356BREMER AUFBAU BANK GMBHBREMEN BABBDE21
357BREMER LANDESBANKBREMEN BRLADE22
358BREMER LANDESBANKOLDENBURG BRLADE22OLD
359BREMISCHE VOLKSBANK EGBREMEN GENODEF1HB1
360BREMISCHE VOLKSBANK EGROTENBURG (WUEMME) BRVODE21
361BRUHLER BANK EGBRUEHL GENODED1BRL
362BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBHMUENCHEN BSHGDEMM
363BSQ BAUSPAR AGNUERNBERG QUBADE71
364BUDENHEIMER VOLKSBANK EGBUDENHEIM GENODE51BUD
365BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND FINANZAGENTUR GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN BDFGDEF1
366BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND FINANZAGENTUR GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN(DEUTSCHE FINANZAGENTUR) BDFGDEF1YZX
367BVB VOLKSBANK NDL D FRANKFURTER VOLKSBANKBAD VILBEL GENODEF1BVB
368C AND A BANK GMBHDUESSELDORF CUABDED1
369CACEIS BANK DEUTSCHLAND GMBHMUENCHEN(GLOBAL CUSTODY SERVICES) FMBKDEMMGCS
370CACEIS BANK DEUTSCHLAND GMBHMUENCHEN FMBKDEMM
371CACEIS BANK DEUTSCHLAND GMBHMUENCHEN(MUENCHEN CM ACCOUNT INFORMATIONS) FMBKDEMM700
372CACEIS BANK DEUTSCHLAND GMBHMUENCHEN(INTERNATIONAL CASH MANAGEMENT CENTER) FMBKDEMMICM
373CALENBERGER KREDITVEREIN CALENBERG GOETTINGEN GRUBENHAGEN HILDESHEIMSCHER RITTERSCHAFTLICHER KREDITVER.HANNOVER CKVHDE21
374CASHEXPRESS GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN CAGBDEF1CMI
375CASHEXPRESS GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN CAGBDEF1
376CB BANK GMBHSTRAUBING CBSRDE71
377CEFDEX AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN CEFEDEF1
378CELANESE GMBHKELSTERBACH CELADEFF
379CELESIO AGSTUTTGART CELEDEST
380CEMEX DEUTSCHLAND AGDUESSELDORF CXCXDEDD
381CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANKFRANKFURT AM MAIN(FRANKFURT BRANCH) PCBCDEFF
382CIT COLOGNE INDEPENDENT TRADERS GMBHKOELN CCNTDE31
383CITIBANK N.A. FILIALE FRANKFURT/MAINFRANKFURT AM MAIN CITIDE55
384CITIBANK N.A. FILIALE FRANKFURT/MAINFRANKFURT AM MAIN(FILIALE FRANKFURT,TARGET 2 (RESTRICTED USE)) CITIDE55SEC
385CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CGML, EUREX BUSINESS) CITIDEFFSBI
386CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN CITIDEFF
387CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN SLMBDEF1
388CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(RESTRICTED USE CITIBANK FRANKFURT TARGET 2) CITIDEFFSEC
389CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(KELER KSZV) CITIDEFFKEL
390CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS DEUTSCHLAND AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CITIBANK FRANKFURT ML BUSINESS) CITIDEFFMLL
391CLAAS FINANCIAL SERVICES S.A.S. ZWEIGNIEDERLASSUNG DEUTSCHLANDKOELN CLAADE31
392CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(TRANSACTION- AND SAFE CUSTODY FEES FOR GBC ACCOUNTS) DAKVDEFFONF
393CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(DOMESTIC) DAKVDEFFDOM
394CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CBF TA DTP) DAKVDEFFAS2
395CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CBF ESES MARKET ACCOUNT NL) DAKVDEFFNL1
396CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CBF ESES MARKET ACCOUNT FOR FR) DAKVDEFFFR1
397CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CBF ESES MARKET ACCOUNT BE) DAKVDEFFBE1
398CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN DAKVDEFF700
399CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN DAKVDEFF
400CLEARSTREAM BANKING AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(CBF ESES CASH PROCESSING) DAKVDEFFESE