STATE BANK OF INDIA, PONDICHERRY - SWIFT/BIC Code

STATE BANK OF INDIA, PONDICHERRY - SWIFT Code Information

SWIFT Code / BIC
SBININBB228
Bank / Institution
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Address
City
PONDICHERRY
Postcode
Country
India
Connection
Active
SBININBB228 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code
SBININBB or SBININBB228
Bank Code
SBIN - code assigned to STATE BANK OF INDIA
Country Code
IN - code belongs to India
Location & Status
BB - represents location, second digit means active code
Branch Code
228 or not assigned, indicating this is a head office
Head Office
SBININBB - primary office of STATE BANK OF INDIA, India

What is a SWIFT Code SBININBB228?

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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