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.

Kuwait Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1AHLI UNITED BANK K.S.C.KUWAIT BKMEKWKW
2AL MAL INVESTMENT COMPANY K.S.C. (CLOSED)SAFAT AMKCKWK1
3AL MULLA INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE COKUWAIT AMIEKWKW
4AL RAJHI BANK KUWAITKUWAIT RJHIKWKW
5ALAHLI BANK OF KUWAIT K.S.C.KUWAIT ABKKKWKW
6ALMUZAINI EXCHANGE COMPANY KSC (CLOSED)KUWAIT AAACKWKW
7ARAB FUND FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTKUWAIT AFEDKWKW
8BAHRAIN EXCHANGE COMPANY WLLSAFAT BECXKWKW
9BANKMUSCATKUWAIT BMUSKWKW
10BAYT AL MAL INVESTMENT COMPANYSAFAT BAYTKWK1
11BBKKUWAIT BBKUKWKW
12BNP PARIBAS KUWAITKUWAIT BNPAKWKW
13BOUBYAN BANK (K.S.C)KUWAIT BBYNKWKW
14BURGAN BANKKUWAIT BRGNKWKW
15CENTRAL BANK OF KUWAITKUWAIT CBKUKWKW
16CENTRAL BANK OF KUWAITKUWAIT(BANKING OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT - KWD ONLY) CBKUKWKWBOD
17CITIBANK N.A.SAFAT CITIKWKW
18COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEAHMADI(EA. AHMADI BRANCH) COMBKWKWA14
19COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEARDHIYA(ARDHIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA19
20COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFAHAHEEL COMBKWKWA66
21COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFAHAHEEL(FAHAHEEL BRANCH) COMBKWKWA06
22COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFAHAHEEL(AJIAL COMPLEX BRANCH) COMBKWKWA11
23COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFARWANIA(SIXTH RING ROAD BRANCH) COMBKWKWA34
24COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFARWANIA(FARWANIA COOP. BRANCH) COMBKWKWA27
25COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEFARWANIA(AIRPORT BRANCH) COMBKWKWA04
26COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEHAWALLI(HAWALLI BRANCH) COMBKWKWA16
27COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEHAWALLI(BEIRUT STREET BRANCH) COMBKWKWA2O
28COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEJABRIYA(JABRIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA35
29COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEJAHRA(JAHRA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA07
30COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKHAITAN(KHAITAN BRANCH) COMBKWKWA08
31COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKHALDIYA(KHALDIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA15
32COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(TRADERS MALL) COMBKWKWA53
33COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(BEIRUT ST. BRANCH) COMBKWKWA20
34COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(MINISTRIES COMPLEX BRANCH) COMBKWKWA31
35COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL ANDALUS BRANCH) COMBKWKWA36
36COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(FREE TRADE ZONE BRANCH) COMBKWKWA38
37COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(TELEX DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWTLX
38COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL-YARMOUK BRANCH) COMBKWKWA32
39COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(MANSOURIYA) COMBKWKWA44
40COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(ABDULLAH AL-SALEM STREET BRANCH) COMBKWKWA02
41COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(FOREIGN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWFXS
42COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(LETTERS OF CREDIT DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWLCS
43COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(FAHD AL SALEM BR.) COMBKWKWA09
44COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(SOUTH SURRA) COMBKWKWA55
45COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL-RAI) COMBKWKWA45
46COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(DHAHER BRANCH) COMBKWKWA41
47COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(SALWA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA51
48COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL-RABIA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA57
49COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(KUWAIT MAGIC) COMBKWKWA43
50COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(DASMA) COMBKWKWA62
51COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(SABAH AL SALEM) COMBKWKWA54
52COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL-DHOW) COMBKWKWA58
53COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(JELEEB SHOYOKH) COMBKWKWA63
54COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(S.W.I.F.T. SUPPORT DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWSWI
55COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL SOUR STREET BRANCH) COMBKWKWA60
56COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(INTERNATIONAL DIVISION) COMBKWKWINT
57COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(CUSTODY DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWSEC
58COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL NAEEM) COMBKWKWA56
59COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(HADIYA) COMBKWKWA64
60COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT COMBKWKW
61COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(COMMERCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWCOM
62COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(PRIVATE BANKING UNIT) COMBKWKWA40
63COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(GUARANTEES DEPARTMENT) COMBKWKWGTT
64COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(UM AL HAIMAN BRANCH) COMBKWKWA42
65COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(BNEID AL GAR BRANCH) COMBKWKWA52
66COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(PHONE BANKING SERVICES) COMBKWKWA47
67COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEKUWAIT(AL MUHALAB CENTER BRANCH) COMBKWKWA25
68COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEMESSILAH COMBKWKWA65
69COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEMESSILAH(MESSILAH BRANCH) COMBKWKWA24
70COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEMINA ABDULLA(MINA ABDULLA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA17
71COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEOMARIA(OMARIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA10
72COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEREGAEE COMBKWKWA67
73COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THERUMAITHIYA(RUMAITHIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA18
74COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESABAHIYA(SABAHIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA12
75COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESAFAT(SALHIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA30
76COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESAFAT(NEW HEAD OFFICE BRANCH) COMBKWKWB00
77COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESAFAT(HEAD OFFICE BRANCH) COMBKWKWA01
78COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESAFAT(ABD. MUBARAK BRANCH) COMBKWKWA05
79COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESALMIYA(RAS SALMIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA33
80COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESALMIYA(SOUK AL SALMIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA48
81COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESALMIYA(SALMIYA BRANCH) COMBKWKWA23
82COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESHARQ(SOUK SHARQ BRANCH) COMBKWKWA39
83COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESHARQ(AHMAD AL JABER STREET) COMBKWKWA26
84COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESHUWAIKH(VEGETABLE MARKET BRANCH) COMBKWKWA28
85COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESHUWAIKH(SHUWAIKH BRANCH) COMBKWKWA21
86COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THESULAIBIKHAT(SULAIBIKHAT BRANCH) COMBKWKWA13
87COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT SAK THEWEST MISHRIF(WEST MISHRIF BRANCH) COMBKWKWA46
88DOHA BANKKUWAIT DOHBKWKW
89EFG HERMES IFAKUWAIT EFHIKWK1
90ETEMADCO EXCHANGE COMPANY W.L.L.KUWAIT ETEMKWKW
91FIRST SECURITIES BROKERAGE COMPANY S.A.K.SAFAT FSBOKWK1
92GLOBAL INVESTMENT HOUSEKUWAIT(GLOBAL INVESTMENT HOUSE - CLIENT ACCOUNT) GIHKKWKWCLT
93GLOBAL INVESTMENT HOUSESAFAT GIHKKWKW
94GULF BANK K.S.C.KUWAIT(TREASURY OPERATIONS) GULBKWKWTRO
95GULF BANK K.S.C.KUWAIT(TRADE FINANCE) GULBKWKWTFS
96GULF BANK K.S.C.KUWAIT GULBKWKW
97GULF BANK K.S.C.KUWAIT(VOSTRO/KD DEPARTMENT) GULBKWKWVOS
98GULF CUSTODY COMPANYSAFAT GCCOKWKW
99GULF INVESTMENT CORPORATIONKUWAIT GCORKWKW
100HSBC BANK MIDDLE EASTKUWAIT HBMEKWKW