HABIB BANK LIMITED, BEIRUT - SWIFT/BIC Code

HABIB BANK LIMITED, BEIRUT - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
HABBLBBE
Bank / Institution
HABIB BANK LIMITED
Address
FLEIFEL BUILDING, BARBIR, MUSEUM HIGHWAY
City
BEIRUT
Postcode
11-5616
Country
Lebanon
Connection
Active
HABBLBBE - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
HABBLBBE or HABBLBBEXXX
Bank Code
HABB - code assigned to HABIB BANK LIMITED
Country Code
LB - code belongs to Lebanon
Location & Status
BE - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office

What is a SWIFT Code HABBLBBE?

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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