Latvia Bank Swift Code and BIC Code
|51||SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS BALTICS||RIGA||SECTLV21|
|52||SC PAREX BANKA||RIGA||PAEXLV21|
|54||SIA ABA FINANCE||RIGA||SIAFLV21|
|57||SIA TRANSACT PRO||RIGA||TPROLV22|
|58||SIA WORLDLINE LATVIA||RIGA||FRDLLV22|
|59||SIGNET BANK AS||RIGA||LLBBLV2X|
|62||SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB LATVIA||RIGA||HANDLV22|
|66||TREASURY OF THE REPUBLIC OF LAT||RIGA||TRELLV22|
What is Latvia 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 Latvia.
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 LV CC DDD
- The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the bank. Only letters are allowed.
- The next 2 characters ("LV") 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.
Latvia, officially known as the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. Since Latvia’s independence in 1918, it has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km². Its capital and largest city is Riga; other notable major cities in Latvia are Daugavpils, LiepÄja, Jelgava and JÅ«rmala. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. The Baltic Sea moderates the climate, although the country has four distinct seasons and snowy winters.