Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for SGCMCMC10CY

SGCMCMC10CY is the swift code for Branch of SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUES AU CAMEROUN Bank in YAOUNDE Cameroon. The Branch Code for this swift code is 0CY. 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 SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUES AU CAMEROUN is also SGCMCMC10CY .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank SOCIETE GENERALE DE BANQUES AU CAMEROUN
Branch
City YAOUNDE
Country Cameroon Cameroon
Branch Code 0CY
Address AVENUE MONSEIGNEUR VOGT YAOUNDE CAMEROON
Postal Code -
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 SGCMCMC10CY

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:

SGCM CM C1 0CY
  • 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 SGCM.
  • 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 CM. The country corresponding to this country code is Cameroon.
  • 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 C1.
  • 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 0CY.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
SGCM CM C1 0CY