Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for AARBDE5W250

AARBDE5W250 is the swift code for Branch of AAREAL BANK AG Bank in HANNOVER Germany. The Branch Code for this swift code is 250. 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 AAREAL BANK AG is also AARBDE5W250 .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank AAREAL BANK AG
Branch
City HANNOVER
Country Germany Germany
Branch Code 250
Address GEORGSPLATZ 18-19 30159 HANNOVER GERMANY
Postal Code 30159
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 AARBDE5W250

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:

AARB DE 5W 250
  • 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 AARB.
  • 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 DE. The country corresponding to this country code is Germany.
  • 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 5W.
  • 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 250.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
AARB DE 5W 250