Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for UOVBBNBB and UOVBBNBBXXX

UOVBBNBB is the swift code for Primary Office of UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD Bank in BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Brunei Darussalam. Since this swift code belongs to a primary office of the bank, it can have an optional branch code "XXX". This swift code belongs to a financial institution.

Swift Code is also known as SWIFT-BIC, BIC (Bank Identifier Code), or SWIFT ID. Bank Identifier Code or BIC for UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD is also UOVBBNBB or UOVBBNBBXXX.

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Swift Code for primary office is generally formatted as 8 characters.
Swift Code for primary office can have optional XXX at the end.
Bank UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD
Branch Primary Office
City BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Country Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam
Branch Code XXX (Optional)
Address Jalan Sultan RBA Plaza BS 8811 BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Postal Code BS 8811
Type of institution Financial Institution

What is a SWIFT Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)

Swift Code is a unique identification code for a particular bank. It is a standard format for Business Identifier Codes (BICs, previously known as Bank Identifier Codes). It is technically used to identify banks and financial institutions globally distinctively - it says who and where they are. People use these codes to transfer money within banks for international wire transfers (the reason you're probably here looking up for info). SWIFT codes and BIC codes are same and the terms are interchangeable.


Parts of Swift Code UOVBBNBB and UOVBBNBBXXX

Swift codes are usually formed of 8 (or) 11 characters. You can understand that a swift code or BIC refers to a primary office when it's formatted in an 8-digit code. The codes are arranged in the following manner:

UOVB BN BB XXX
  • Bank Code (A-Z) - 4 letter code. The first four letters indicate the shortened version of a bank's name. The Bank Code for this is UOVB.
  • Country Code (A-Z) - 2 letter code. The second two letters say the name of the country in which the bank is located. The Country Code for this is BN. The country corresponding to this country code is Brunei Darussalam.
  • Location Code (0-9) (A-Z) - A 2 digit code that could be either two letters or numbers. It says where the bank's head office is located. The Location Code for this is BB.
  • Branch Code - This is an optional 3-digit code. It states a particular branch instead of the bank's head office. The Branch Code for this is XXX.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
UOVB BN BB XXX