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
5201RITTERSCHAFTLICHES KREDITINSTITUTSTADE GENODED1RKI
5202ROLF BRAUBURGER KURSMAKLER GMBHFRANKFURT AM MAIN RBKGDEF1
5203ROSBACHER RAIFFEISENBANK EGWINDECK GENODED1WND
5204ROSTOCKER VOLKS UND RAIFFEISENBANK EGROSTOCK GENODEF1HR1
5205ROSTOCKER VOLKS UND RAIFFEISENBANK EGTESSIN ROVRDE21
5206ROTTALER RAIFFEISENBANK EGPOCKING GENODEF1POC
5207ROTTALER VOLKSBANK RAIFFEISENBANK EGEGGENFELDEN GENODEF1EGR
5208ROTTALER VOLKSBANK RAIFFEISENBANK EGGANGKOFEN GENODEF1EGY
5209ROTTALER VOLKSBANK RAIFFEISENBANK EG SITZ EGGENFELDENGANGKOFEN GENODEF1GOT
5210ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC (FRANKFURT)FRANKFURT AM MAIN RBOSDEFF
5211ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC (FRANKFURT)FRANKFURT AM MAIN(EQUITY TRADING) RBOSDEFFEQT
5212ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC (FRANKFURT)FRANKFURT AM MAIN(CREDIT CARD BUSINESS) RBOSDEFFCAR
5213RREEF INVESTMENT GMBHESCHBORN DBREDEF1
5214RREEF SPEZIAL INVEST GMBHESCHBORN DRBEDEF1
5215RSB RETAIL AND SERVICE BANK GMBH (PREV.:SABU SCHUH AND MARKETING GMBH)KORNWESTHEIM SABUDE6S
5216RTR (REUTERS REALTIME DATEN)FRANKFURT AM MAIN XRTRDEF1
5217RUESSELSHEIMER VOLKSBANK EGRUESSELSHEIM GENODE51RUS
5218RUESSELSHEIMER VOLKSBANK EGRUESSELSHEIM GENODE51RUZ
5219RUESSELSHEIMER VOLKSBANKE EGRUESSELSHEIM RUVODE51
5220RV BANK EGALZENAU GENODEF1ALZ
5221RV BANK RHEIN HAARDT EGGRUENSTADT GENODE61LBY
5222RV BANK RHEIN HAARDT EGGRUNSTADT RHEIDE51
5223RV BANK RHEIN HAARDT EGLAMBSHEIM GENODE61LBS
5224RWE TRADING SERVICES GMBHESSEN RTSGDE31
5225S BROKER AGDUESSELDORF PULSDEDD
5226S BROKER AG AND CO KGWIESBADEN PULSDE5W
5227SAALESPARKASSEHALLE NOLADE21HAL
5228SAALESPARKASSEMERSEBURG NOLADE21MQU
5229SAARLANDISCHE INVESTITIONSKREDITBANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTSAARBRUECKEN SIKBDE51
5230SACHSEN BANK (TRADING AS LANDESBANK BADEN WUERTTEMBERG)DRESDEN SOLADEST850
5231SACHSEN BANK (TRADING AS LANDESBANK BADEN WUERTTEMBERG)HALLE SOLADEST802
5232SACHSEN BANK (TRADING AS LANDESBANK BADEN WUERTTEMBERG)LEIPZIG SOLADEST860
5233SACHSEN BANK (TRADING AS LANDESBANK BADEN WUERTTEMBERG)LEIPZIG SOLADEST861
5234SACHSISCHE AUFBAUBANK FOERDERBANKDRESDEN SABDDE81
5235SAECHSISCHE AUFBAUBANK FOERDERBANKDRESDEN SABDDE88
5236SAL.OPPENHEIM JR.U.CIE.AG U.CO.KGAAKOELN SOPPDE31DOT
5237SAL.OPPENHEIM JR.U.CIE.AG U.CO.KGAAKOELN SOPPDE3K
5238SALZBURG MUENCHEN BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUENCHEN RVSADEMXTGT
5239SALZBURG MUENCHEN BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUENCHEN RVSADEMX
5240SALZLANDSPARKASSEBERNBURG NOLADE21SES
5241SALZLANDSPARKASSESTASSFURT NOLADE21ASL
5242SAMSUNG ELEC. HOLDING GMBHESCHBORN(SSEG) SECTDE51450
5243SAMSUNG ELEC. HOLDING GMBHSCHWALBACH(SEG) SECTDE51460
5244SAMSUNG ELEC. HOLDING GMBHSCHWALBACH SECTDE51
5245SAMSUNG ELEC. HOLDING GMBHSCHWALBACH(SEHG) SECTDE51440
5246SANTANDER CONSUMER BANKMOENCHENGLADBACH CCBADE31
5247SANTANDER CONSUMER BANKRATINGEN(RATINGEN) CCBADE31RBS
5248SANTANDER CONSUMER BANK AGMOENCHENGLADBACH SCFBDE33
5249SANTANDER CONSUMER BANK AG (FORMERLY AKB BANK AG)MOENCHENGLADBACH AKBCDE31
5250SANTANDER CONSUMER BANK AG (FORMERLY GE MONEY BANK GMBH)HANNOVER GEMKDE21BER
5251SANTANDER CONSUMER BANK AG (FORMERLY GE MONEY BANK GMBH)MOENCHENGLADBACH GEMKDE2H
5252SANTANDER DIREKT BANK AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN SDBKDEF1
5253SAP AGWALLDORF SAPDDEFF
5254SCHAEFFLER AGHERZOGENAURACH SCAFDE77
5255SCHARNHAUSER BANK EGOSTFILDERN GENODES1SCA
5256SCHEICH UND PARTNERFRANKFURT AM MAIN SCTNDEF1
5257SCHIFFSHYPOTHEKENBANK ZU LUEBECK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTHAMBURG DEUTDEH1
5258SCHLESWIGER VOLKSBANK EG VOLKSBANK RAIFFEISENBANKSCHLESWIG SVVRDE21
5259SCHNIGGE WERTPAPIERHANDELSBANK AGDUESSELDORF SCWEDED1
5260SCHROBENHAUSENER BANK EGSCHROBENHAUSEN GENODEF1SBN
5261SCHRODER PROPERTY KAPITALANLAGEGESELLSCHAFT MBHWIESBADEN AARIDE61
5262SCHUETZ GMBH UND CO. KGAASELTERS SCGGDE55
5263SCHWAEBISCHE BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTSTUTTGART SCHWDESSTGT
5264SCHWAEBISCHE BANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTSTUTTGART SCHWDESS
5265SCIB SUISSE CREDIT INSURANCE BROKER GMBHHAMBURG SSRCDEH1
5266SEAT BANK GMBHBRAUNSCHWEIG SEATDE21
5267SEB AGAACHEN ESSEDE5F390
5268SEB AGALBSTADT ESSEDE5F653
5269SEB AGASCHAFFENBURG ESSEDE5F795
5270SEB AGAUGSBURG ESSEDE5F720
5271SEB AGBAD HOMBURG ESSEDE5F501
5272SEB AGBAD SCHWARTAU ESSEDE5F231
5273SEB AGBERGKAMEN ESSEDE5F411
5274SEB AGBERLIN ESSEDE5F100
5275SEB AGBIELEFELD ESSEDE5F480
5276SEB AGBOCHOLT ESSEDE5F351
5277SEB AGBOCHUM ESSEDE5F430
5278SEB AGBONN ESSEDE5F380
5279SEB AGBRAUNSCHWEIG ESSEDE5F270
5280SEB AGBREMEN ESSEDE5F290
5281SEB AGBREMERHAVEN ESSEDE5F292
5282SEB AGBRUEHL ESSEDE5F371
5283SEB AGCASTROP-RAUXEL ESSEDE5F431
5284SEB AGCHEMNITZ ESSEDE5F861
5285SEB AGCOTTBUS ESSEDE5F161
5286SEB AGDARMSTADT ESSEDE5F506
5287SEB AGDINSLAKEN ESSEDE5F352
5288SEB AGDORTMUND ESSEDE5F440
5289SEB AGDRESDEN ESSEDE5F862
5290SEB AGDUEREN ESSEDE5F391
5291SEB AGDUESSELDORF ESSEDE5F300
5292SEB AGDUISBURG ESSEDE5F350
5293SEB AGEMDEN ESSEDE5F281
5294SEB AGERFURT ESSEDE5F820
5295SEB AGESSEN ESSEDE5F360
5296SEB AGESSLINGEN (NECKAR) ESSEDE5F601
5297SEB AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(SEB TZN MB) ESSEDE51L39
5298SEB AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(SEB TZN MB) ESSEDE51K36
5299SEB AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(SEB TZN MB) ESSEDE51K61
5300SEB AGFRANKFURT AM MAIN(SEB TZN MB) ESSEDE51K75