Burkina Faso Bank Swift Code and BIC Code
|1||BANK OF AFRICA - BURKINA FASSO||OUAGADOUGOU||AFRIBFBF|
|2||BANQUE ATLANTIQUE BURKINA FASO||OUAGADOUGOU||ATBFBFBF|
|3||BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'||BOBO-DIOULASSO||BCAOBFBF|
|4||BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L'||OUAGADOUGOU||BCAOBFBF|
|5||BANQUE COMMERCIALE DU BURKINA||OUAGADOUGOU||BNCFBFBF|
|6||BANQUE DE L'HABITAT DU BURKINA||OUAGADOUGOU||BHBFBFBF|
|7||BANQUE DE L'UNION BURKINA FASO||OUAGADOUGOU||BDUGBFBF|
|8||BANQUE NATIONALE DE DEVELOPPEME||OUAGADOUGOU||NDEVBFB1|
|9||BANQUE POUR LE FINANCEMENT DU C||OUAGADOUGOU||BFCBBFB1|
|10||BANQUE SAHELO-SAHARIENNE POUR L||OUAGADOUGOU||BSAHBFBF|
|11||BICIA DU BURKINA||OUAGADOUGOU||BICIBFBX|
|12||CAISSE CENTRALE DE COOPERATION||OUAGADOUGOU||CCECBFB1|
|13||CBAO GROUPE ATTIJARIWAFA BANK B||OUAGADOUGOU||CBAOBFBG|
|14||CORIS BANK INTERNATIONAL||OUAGADOUGOU||CORIBFBF|
|15||DEPOSITAIRE CENTRAL-BANQUE DE R||OUAGADOUGOU||DCRCBFB1|
|17||LA FINANCIERE DE PROXIMITE SA F||OUAGADOUGOU||FIPXBFB1|
|19||SOCIETE GENERALE BURKINA FASO||OUAGADOUGOU||SGBBBFBF|
What is Burkina Faso SWIFT Code?
SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and serves as a unique identifier for a bank or financial institution.
These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. On top of that, the code is used to transmit messages between financial institutions and banks in the Burkina Faso.
The SWIFT code can be either 8 or 11 characters long and 8 digits code refers to the primary office. The format of SWIFT Code is as follows;
AAAA BF CC DDD
- The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the bank. Only letters are allowed.
- The next 2 characters ("BF") specify the country. It use the format of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code.
- The next 2 characters ("CC") specify the location. Letters and digits are allowed. Passive participant will have "1" in the second character
- The last 3 characters ("DDD") specify the branch. This is an optional. A 'XXX' refer to primary office. Letters and digits are allowed.
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north and west; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo to the southeast; Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378. The country's official language of government and business is French. Roughly 50% of the population speaks the Mossi language natively. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by erstwhile President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé. Its capital is Ouagadougou.