PUBLIC INSTITUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY,THE, KUWAIT - SWIFT/BIC Code

PUBLIC INSTITUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY,THE, KUWAIT - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
PISUKWKW
Bank / Institution
PUBLIC INSTITUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY,THE
Address
AL TAMINAT BUILDING, AL SHOUHADA STREET, OPPOSITE TO CINEMA AL HAMRA
City
KUWAIT
Postcode
13104
Country
Kuwait
Connection
Active
PISUKWKW - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
PISUKWKW or PISUKWKWXXX
Bank Code
PISU - code assigned to PUBLIC INSTITUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY,THE
Country Code
KW - code belongs to Kuwait
Location & Status
KW - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office

What is a SWIFT Code PISUKWKW?

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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