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.

Japan Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1ABN AMRO CLEARING TOKYO CO. LTD.TOKYO FCTOJPJ1
2ACE SECURITIES CO. LTD.OSAKA ACSRJPJ1
3AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA TOKYO BRANCHCHIYODA-KU ABOCJPJT
4AICHI BANK LTD. THENAGOYA AICHJPJN
5AICHI BANK LTD. THEOSAKA AICHJPJ10JS
6AICHI BANK LTD. THETOKYO AICHJPJ10JT
7AIG GLOBAL INVESTMENT CORP.TOKYO AIMIJPJ1
8AIZAWA SECURITIES CO.TOKYO AIZAJPJ1
9AKAGIYA SECURITIES CO. LTD.TOKYO AKSEJPJ1
10AKITA BANK LTD. THEAKITA AKITJPJT
11ALLIANCE CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (JAPAN) LTDTOKYO ACAMJPJ1
12AMAGASAKI SHINKIN BANK THEAMAGASAKI AMASJPJZ
13AMERICAN EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL JAPAN ASSET MANAGEMENT LTDTOKYO AMEXJPJ1
14ANDO SECURITIES CO. LTDNAGOYA ANOOJPJ1
15ANZ MCCAUGHAN LTDTOKYO AMCLJPJ1
16AOMORI BANK LTD. THEAOMORI AOMBJPJT
17AOZORA BANK LTDTOKYO NCBTJPJT
18AOZORA SECURITIES. LTD.TOKYO AOSCJPJ1
19ARK SECURITIES CO. LTD.TOKYO ARKKJPJ1
20ASAHI SHINKIN BANK THETOKYO ASKBJPJT
21ASHIKAGA BANKUTSUNOMIYA ASIKJPJT
22AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITEDTOKYO ANZBJPJX
23AWA BANK LTD. THETOKUSHIMA AWABJPJT
24AXES (JAPAN) SECURITIES CO. LTD.TOKYO AXJSJPJ1
25BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO BBVAJPJT
26BANCO DO BRASIL S.A.TOKYO BRASJPJT
27BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LTD.OSAKA BKKBJPJTOSA
28BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LTD.TOKYO BKKBJPJT
29BANK NEGARA INDONESIA (PERSERO) PT. TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO BNINJPJT
30BANK OF AMERICA TOKYOTOKYO(TOKYO BRANCH) BOFAJPJX
31BANK OF CHINAKOBE(KOBE BRANCH) BKCHJPJTKOB
32BANK OF CHINANAGOYA(NAGOYA BRANCH) BKCHJPJTNGY
33BANK OF CHINAOSAKA(OSAKA BRANCH) BKCHJPJTOSA
34BANK OF CHINATOKYO(TOKYO BRANCH) BKCHJPJT
35BANK OF CHINATOKYO(OTEMACHI BRANCH) BKCHJPJTOTM
36BANK OF CHINAYOKOHAMA(YOKOHAMA BRANCH) BKCHJPJTYHA
37BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO COMMJPJT
38BANK OF FUKUOKA LTD. THEFUKUOKA(HEAD OFFICE) FKBKJPJT100
39BANK OF FUKUOKA LTD. THETOKYO FKBKJPJT
40BANK OF INDIAOSAKA(OSAKA BRANCH) BKIDJPJTOSK
41BANK OF INDIATOKYO(TOKYO BRANCH) BKIDJPJT
42BANK OF IWATE LTD. THEMORIOKA BAIWJPJT
43BANK OF JAPANTOKYO BOJPJPJT
44BANK OF JAPANTOKYO(FOR JAPAN'S RESERVES USE ONLY) BOJPJPJTBJ1
45BANK OF JAPANTOKYO(FOR JAPAN'S RESERVES USE ONLY) BOJPJPJTMF1
46BANK OF KYOTO LTD. THEKYOTO BOKFJPJZ
47BANK OF NAGOYA LTD. THENAGOYA NAGOJPJN
48BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA THETOKYO NOSCJPJ1
49BANK OF OKINAWA LTD. THENAHA BOKIJPJZ
50BANK OF SAGA LTD. THESAGA BKSGJPJTSAG
51BANK OF SAGA LTD. THETOKYO BKSGJPJT
52BANK OF TAIWAN TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO BKTWJPJT
53BANK OF THE RYUKYUS LTD.NAHA RYUBJPJZ
54BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEFUKUOKA BOTKJPJTFUK
55BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEHIROSHIMA BOTKJPJTHIR
56BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEKITAKYUSYU BOTKJPJTSMO
57BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEKOBE BOTKJPJTKOB
58BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THENAGOYA BOTKJPJTNGY
59BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THEOSAKA BOTKJPJTOSA
60BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THESAPPORO BOTKJPJTSAP
61BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO(INVESTMENT FUND OPERATIONS UNIT) BOTKJPJTFND
62BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO(HEAD OFFICE) BOTKJPJT
63BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO(FUNDS AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE DIVISION) BOTKJPJTFGN
64BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO(CLS CONTROL BRANCH-CONTROL DESK) BOTKJPJTCLS
65BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO BOTKJPJ2
66BANK OF TOKYO MITSUBISHI UFJ LTD. THETOKYO(SECURITIES SERVICES DIVISION) BOTKJPJTSAD
67BANK OF YOKOHAMA LTD. THETOKYO HAMAJPJT
68BANSEI PRIME CAPITAL SECURITES CO. LTD.KYOTO BSPCJPJ1
69BANYO SECURITIES CO. LTDHYOGO BANYJPJ1
70BARCLAYS BANK PLCTOKYO(MONEY MARKET AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE) BARCJPJ2MFX
71BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN INVESTMENT TRUST C O. LTDTOKYO BITBJPJ1
72BARCLAYS SECURITIES JAPAN LIMITEDTOKYO BARCJPJ9
73BEAR STEARNS ( JAPAN ) LTDTOKYO BESJJPJ1
74BGC SHOKEN KAISHA LIMITEDMINATO-KU CFILJPJT
75BLACKROCK JAPAN CO. LTD.TOKYO BLKSJPJ1
76BLACKROCK JAPAN CO. LTD.TOKYO BGIAJPJT
77BNP PARIBAS S.A. TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO BNPAJPJT
78BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES (JAPAN) LTD.TOKYO BNPAJPJ2
79BPI INTERNATIONAL FINANCE LIMITEDTOKYO BPIIJPJ1
80BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN SECURITIES INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (JAPAN) INC.TOKYO BBHCJPJT
81BURNS FRY LTDTOKYO BFLEJPJ1
82BV CAPITAL MARKETS (ASIA) LTD.TOKYO BVCMJPJ1
83CAPITAL PARTNERS SECURITIES CO. LTDTOKYO CPSTJPJ1
84CENTRAL TANSHI CO. LTD.TOKYO CTRLJPJT
85CENTRAL TOTAN SECURITIES CO. LTD.TOKYO CTSSJPJ1
86CENTURY SECURITIES CO. LTD.TOKYO CENSJPJ1
87CHANG HWA COMMERCIAL BANK LTD. TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO CCBCJPJT
88CHASE SECURITIESTOKYO CHSCJPJ1
89CHIBA BANK LTD. THETOKYO CHBAJPJT
90CHIBA KOGYO BANK LTD. THETOKYO CHIKJPJT
91CHIBAGIN SECURITIES CO. LTDTOKYO CHUSJPJ1
92CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORPORATION TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO PCBCJPJT
93CHINATRUST COMMERCIAL BANK TOKYO BRANCHTOKYO CTCBJPJT
94CHUBU COMMODITY EXCHANGENAGOYA XCCEJPJ1
95CHUGOKU BANK LTD. THEOKAYAMA(HEAD OFFICE) CHGKJPJZ
96CHUGOKU BANK LTD. THETOKYO CHGKJPJT
97CHUKYO BANK LIMITED THENAGOYA CKBKJPJN
98CIBC WORLD MARKETS (JAPAN) INC.TOKYO CIWMJPJT
99CITIBANK JAPAN LTD.KOBE CITIJPJ10JK
100CITIBANK JAPAN LTD.NAGOYA CITIJPJ10JN