Central African Republic Bank Swift Code and BIC Code
|1||BANQUE DES ETATS DE L'AFRIQUE C||BANGUI||BEACCFCF|
|2||BANQUE POPULAIRE MAROCO-CENTRAF||BANGUI||BPMCCFCF|
|3||BANQUE SAHELO-SAHARIENNE CENTRE||BANGUI||BSAHCFCF|
|4||COMMERCIAL BANK CENTRAFRIQUE||BANGUI||CBCACFCF|
What is Central African Republic 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 Central African Republic.
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 CF CC DDD
- The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the bank. Only letters are allowed.
- The next 2 characters ("CF") 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.
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018. As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.