Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for HCBEERAI and HCBEERAI___

HCBEERAI is the swift code for Primary Office of HOUSING AND COMMERCE BANK OF ERITREA Bank in ASMARA Eritrea. Since this swift code belongs to a primary office of the bank, it can have an optional branch code "___". 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 HOUSING AND COMMERCE BANK OF ERITREA is also HCBEERAI or HCBEERAI___.

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 ___ at the end.
Bank HOUSING AND COMMERCE BANK OF ERITREA
Branch Primary Office
City ASMARA
Country Eritrea Eritrea
Branch Code ___ (Optional)
Address Liberty Avenue BAHTI MESKEREM SQUARE ASMARA ERITREA
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 HCBEERAI and HCBEERAI___

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:

HCBE ER AI ___
  • 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 HCBE.
  • 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 ER. The country corresponding to this country code is Eritrea.
  • 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 AI.
  • 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 ___.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
HCBE ER AI ___