Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for BCHICLR10R4

BCHICLR10R4 is the swift code for Branch of BANCO DE CHILE Bank in IQUIQUE Chile. The Branch Code for this swift code is 0R4. 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 BANCO DE CHILE is also BCHICLR10R4 .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank BANCO DE CHILE
Branch
City IQUIQUE
Country Chile Chile
Branch Code 0R4
Address PLAZA PRAT 660 IQUIQUE CHILE
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 BCHICLR10R4

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:

BCHI CL R1 0R4
  • 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 BCHI.
  • 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 CL. The country corresponding to this country code is Chile.
  • 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 R1.
  • 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 0R4.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
BCHI CL R1 0R4