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.

Uganda Bank SWIFT Codes

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

NoBank or InstitutionCityBranch NameSWIFT Code
1ABC CAPITAL BANK LIMITEDKAMPALA ABCFUGKA
2BANK OF AFRICA UGANDA LTD.KAMPALA AFRIUGKA
3BANK OF BARODA (UGANDA) LIMITEDKAMPALA BARBUGKA
4BANK OF INDIA (UGANDA) LTDKAMPALA BKIDUGKA
5BANK OF INDIA (UGANDA) LTDKAMPALA UGKAUGK1
6BANK OF UGANDAKAMPALA UGBAUGKA
7BANK OF UGANDAKAMPALA(LETTERS OF CREDIT PROCESSING) UGBAUGKABKG
8BARCLAYS BANK OF UGANDA LTD.KAMPALA BARCUGKX
9CAIRO INTERNATIONAL BANK LTDKAMPALA CAIEUGKA
10CENTENARY RURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK LIMITEDKAMPALA CERBUGKA
11CITIBANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA CITIUGKA
12CITIBANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA(TRADE SERVICES DEPT) CITIUGKATRD
13CO OPERATIVE BANK LTD. THEKAMPALA COPBUGK1
14CRANE BANK LTDKAMPALA CRANUGKA
15DFCU BANKKAMPALA DFCUUGKA
16DIAMOND TRUST BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA DTKEUGKA
17EAST AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANKKAMPALA AFDEUGKA
18ECOBANK UGANDAKAMPALA ECOCUGKA
19ENGIPLAN CONSULTANTSKAMPALA ENCOUGK1
20EQUITY BANK UGANDA LTDKAMPALA EQBLUGKA
21EQUITY STOCK BROKERSKAMPALA EQSBUGK1
22FINA BANK LIMITEDKAMPALA FBAKUGKA
23GLOBAL TRUST BANK UGANDAKAMPALA GLTBUGKA
24GOLD TRUST BANKKAMPALA GOLTUGK1
25HOUSING FINANCE BANK LTD.KAMPALA HFINUGKA
26IMPERIAL BANK (UGANDA) LIMITEDKAMPALA IMPLUGKA
27INTERNATIONAL CREDIT BANK LTD.KAMPALA ICFBUGK1
28KCB BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA KCBLUGKA
29M/D TRANS AFRICA BANKKAMPALA TRARUGK1
30MBEA BROKERAGE SERVICES (U) LIMITEDKAMPALA MBRSUGK1
31NC BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA NINCUGKA
32NILE BANK LTDKAMPALA NLBKUGK1
33ORIENT BANK LIMITEDKAMPALA ORINUGKA
34POSTBANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA UGPBUGKA
35SABMILLER UGANDAKAMPALA SABMUGT1
36SABMILLER UGANDAKAMPALA SABMUGT1RBL
37SABMILLER UGANDAKAMPALA SABMUGT1NBL
38STANBIC BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA SBICUGKX
39STANDARD CHARTERED BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA SCBLUGKA
40STANDARD CHARTERED BANK UGANDA LIMITEDKAMPALA(SECURITIES SERVICES UNIT) SCBLUGKASSU
41TROPICAL BANK LIMITEDKAMPALA LAUBUGK1
42TROPICAL BANK LTDKAMPALA TROAUGKA
43TRUST BANK (UGANDA) LIMITEDKAMPALA TRBAUGK1
44UGANDA DEVELOPMENT BANK LTDKAMPALA UGDBUGKA
45UGANDA INSTITUTE OF BANKERSKAMPALA UIDBUGK1
46UGANDA SECURITIES EXCHANGE LTDKAMPALA USCDUGKA
47UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (UGANDA) LTDKAMPALA UNAFUGKA