BANK OF TAIWAN, PINGTUNG - SWIFT/BIC Code

BANK OF TAIWAN, PINGTUNG - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
BKTWTWTP017
Bank / Institution
BANK OF TAIWAN
Address
9 CHUNG HWA ROAD
City
PINGTUNG
Postcode
900
Country
Taiwan
Connection
Active
BKTWTWTP017 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
BKTWTWTP or BKTWTWTP017
Bank Code
BKTW - code assigned to BANK OF TAIWAN
Country Code
TW - code belongs to Taiwan
Location & Status
TP - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
017 or not assigned, indicating this is a head office
Head Office
BKTWTWTP - primary office of BANK OF TAIWAN, Taiwan

What is a SWIFT Code BKTWTWTP017?

SWIFT Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Code (BIC) used to specify a particular bank or branch. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also use these codes for exchanging messages between them.

SWIFT codes comprise of 8 or 11 characters. All 11 digit codes refer to specific branches, while 8 digit codes (or those ending in 'XXX') refer to the head or primary office. SWIFT codes are formatted as follows:

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • First 4 characters - bank code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - location code, passive participant will have "1" in the second character (letters and digits)
  • Last 3 characters - branch code, optional - 'XXX' for primary office (letters and digits)

The registrations of SWIFT Codes are handled by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) and their headquarters is located in La Hulpe, Belgium. SWIFT is the registered trademark of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.

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