Montserrat Bank Swift Code and BIC Code
|1||BANK OF MONTSERRAT LIMITED||BRADES||BKMOMSMS|
|2||CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL BANK INC.||BRADES||CAPBMSMS|
|3||GOVERNMENT OF MONTSERRAT||BRADES||GVMSMSMS|
|4||RBC ROYAL BANK OF CANADA||PLYMOUTH||ROYCMSMS|
What is Montserrat 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 Montserrat.
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 MS CC DDD
- The first 4 characters ("AAAA") specify the bank. Only letters are allowed.
- The next 2 characters ("MS") 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.
Montserrat is a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean. The island is in the Leeward Islands, which is part of the chain known as the Lesser Antilles, in the West Indies. Montserrat measures approximately 16 km in length and 11 km in width, with approximately 40 km of coastline. Montserrat is nicknamed "The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean" both for its resemblance to coastal Ireland and for the Irish ancestry of many of its inhabitants.