CTBC BANK CO., LTD, TAIPEI - SWIFT/BIC Code

CTBC BANK CO., LTD, TAIPEI - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
CTCBTWTP495
Bank / Institution
CTBC BANK CO., LTD
Address
18 JOUNG-JI ROAD
City
TAIPEI
Postcode
Country
Taiwan
Connection
Active
CTCBTWTP495 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
CTCBTWTP or CTCBTWTP495
Bank Code
CTCB - code assigned to CTBC BANK CO., LTD
Country Code
TW - code belongs to Taiwan
Location & Status
TP - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
495 or not assigned, indicating this is a head office
Head Office
CTCBTWTP - primary office of CTBC BANK CO., LTD, Taiwan

What is a SWIFT Code CTCBTWTP495?

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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