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.

Malawi Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1CDH INVESTMENT BANK (CDHIB)BLANTYRE CDHIMWMW
2CONTINENTAL DISCOUNT HOUSE LIMITEDBLANTYRE CODHMWM1
3ECOBANK MALAWI LIMITEDBLANTYRE ECOCMWMW
4FDH BANK LIMITEDBLANTYRE FDHFMWMW
5FINCOM BANK OF MALAWI LIMITED (FINCOM)BLANTYRE FIMWMWM1
6FIRST MERCHANT BANK LTD. MALAWIBLANTYRE FMERMWMW
7INDEBANK LIMITEDBLANTYRE INNKMWMW
8INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK MALAWIBLANTYRE ICBMMWMW
9MALAWI SAVINGS BANK LIMITEDBLANTYRE MSBLMWMW
10MALAWI STOCK EXCHANGEBLANTYRE XMSWMWM1
11NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWIBLANTYRE NBMAMWMW
12NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWIBLANTYRE(VICTORIA AVENUE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW002
13NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWIBLANTYRE(HENDERSON STREET BRANCH) NBMAMWMW001
14NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWIBLANTYRE(FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES) NBMAMWMW044
15NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWICHICHIRI(CHICHIRI BRANCH) NBMAMWMW003
16NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWILILONGWE(LILONGWE BRANCH) NBMAMWMW008
17NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWILILONGWE(CAPITAL CITY BRANCH) NBMAMWMW007
18NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWILIMBE(CHURCHILL ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW005
19NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWILIMBE(CUSTOMS ROAD BRANCH) NBMAMWMW004
20NBS BANK LIMITEDBLANTYRE NBSTMWMW
21NEDBANK (MALAWI) LIMITEDBLANTYRE NEDMMWMW
22OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL BANK OF MALAWILILONGWE OPILMWMW
23RESERVE BANK OF MALAWILILONGWE RBMAMWMW
24STANDARD BANK LIMITED MALAWIBLANTYRE SBICMWMX
25STOCKBROKERS MALAWI LIMITEDBLANTYRE SBMWMWM1
26TRUST SECURITIES LIMITEDBLANTYRE TRETMWM1