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.

Iceland Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1ARION BANKREYKJAVIK ESJAISRE
2ARTICA FINANCE HF.KOPAVOGUR ARNIISR1
3AUDUR CAPITAL HF.REYKJAVIK AUCAISR1
4BORGUN HFREYKJAVIK BORGISRE
5BYR SECURITIESREYKJAVIK BYSEISR1
6CENTRAL BANK OF ICELANDREYKJAVIK SISLISRE
7HF VERDBREFREYKJAVIK VERRISR1
8ICELANDIC SECURITIES LTD.AKUREYRI ICSCISR1
9ISLANDSBANKI HFREYKJAVIK GLITISRE
10ISLANDSBANKI SECURITIESREYKJAVIK VISLISR1
11ISLANDSPOSTUR HFREYKJAVIK ICGIISR1
12ISLENSKIR FJARFESTAR HF.REYKJAVIK ISFJISR1
13JOKLAR VERDBREF HFREYKJAVIK JOKLISR1
14MP BANK HF.REYKJAVIK MPBAISRE
15NASDAQ OMX ICELAND HFREYKJAVIK XICEISR1
16NATIONAL REGISTRY OF ICELANDREYKJAVIK NARIISR1
17NBI HFREYKJAVIK NBIIISRE
18OSSUR HFREYKJAVIK OSSRISR1
19REYKJAVIK CAPITAL HFREYKJAVIK NOVEISR1
20SAGA CAPITAL FJARFESTINGARBANKI HF.AKUREYRI SACVISR1
21SPARISJOOUR MYRASYSLUBORGARNES SPMYISR1
22SPARISJOOURINN I KEFLAVIKREYKJANESBAE SPKFISR1
23SPHHAFNARFJORDUR SPPHISR1
24SPRON VERDBREF HFREYKJAVIK SPVRISR1
25STRAUMUR FJARFESTINGABANKI HFREYKJAVIK STRBISRE
26THE ICELANDIC SECURITIES DEPOSITORY LTD.REYKJAVIK ICSDISR1
27TINDAR VERDBREFREYKJAVIK TIVEISR1
28VBS INVESTMENT BANKREYKJAVIK VBINISR1
29VIRDING HF.REYKJAVIK VIRDISR1
30VSPREYKJAVIK VSPVISR1