SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP, DOHA - SWIFT/BIC Code

SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP, DOHA - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
SAMBQAQA
Bank / Institution
SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP
Address
QFC TOWER, OFFICE 3, FLOOR 1, DIPLOMATIC AREA, WEST BAY, QATAR FIN. CENTRE, BUSINESS CENTRE
City
DOHA
Postcode
Country
Qatar
Connection
Active
SAMBQAQA - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
SAMBQAQA or SAMBQAQAXXX
Bank Code
SAMB - code assigned to SAMBA FINANCIAL GROUP
Country Code
QA - code belongs to Qatar
Location & Status
QA - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
XXX or not assigned, indicating this is a head office

What is a SWIFT Code SAMBQAQA?

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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