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.

BARCLAYS BANK PLC SWIFT Code, LONDON

Details information for BARCLAYS BANK PLC in LONDON


ItemDescription
SWIFT Code

BARCGB22

BankBARCLAYS BANK PLC
Branch Name(ALL U.K. OFFICES)
Address1 CHURCHILL PLACE
CityLONDON
PostcodeEC14 5HP
Branch Phone-
Center Office Phone-
CountryUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
DayOpening Times
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday11:00 - 16:00
SundayClosed

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Jozef Erdős - Slovakia
20-02-2018 12:33
I want to apologize for the day.I wish to apologize again.We are sorry to give you an ad for a tractor for sale.We talked about everything we sent the papers.We sent the money to your bank 3700 euros from here to Slovakia for this number Bank name: Barclays Bank Plc IBAN: GB79BARC20710383618048 Sort code: 20-71-03 Account number: 83618048 Swift bic: BARCGB22 Address Branch: 1 the triangle, Tilehurst, Reading RG30 4RW, United Kingdom It was all cheating because the tractor did not come here and we can not reach the phone either. We have a request that we can not help getting the money back because we can send the certificate by which we sent the money and every paper that was fraud. We would like to thank you in advance and would be happy if you could help us somehow.
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Michael Geist - Germany
02-02-2016 02:51
Dear Sirs, we have made a wrong payment to your bank. Could you help us to sent the money back. The payment was made to Khangs Industries Taiwan Co., Ltd. The pament was made to the following wrong account GB37BARC20679043572293 Please help us phone: 0049 9351 6020 20 Michael Geist
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Nguyen van Doan - Vietnam
09-12-2015 00:15
Present i sent fee to a freind to open a offshore account at Barclays so how can i verify numbers account is right and released from Barclay UK ?
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Jozef Erdős - Slovakia
20-02-2018 12:37
I want to apologize for the day.I wish to apologize again.We are sorry to give you an ad for a tractor for sale.We talked about everything we sent the papers.We sent the money to your bank 3700 euros from here to Slovakia for this number Bank name: Barclays Bank Plc IBAN: GB79BARC20710383618048 Sort code: 20-71-03 Account number: 83618048 Swift bic: BARCGB22 Address Branch: 1 the triangle, Tilehurst, Reading RG30 4RW, United Kingdom It was all cheating because the tractor did not come here and we can not reach the phone either. We have a request that we can not help getting the money back because we can send the certificate by which we sent the money and every paper that was fraud. We would like to thank you in advance and would be happy if you could help us somehow.