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

BARCKENXPIS is the swift code for (PAYMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL SERVICES) Branch of BARCLAYS BANK OF KENYA LIMITED Bank in NAIROBI Kenya. The Branch Code for this swift code is PIS. 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 BARCLAYS BANK OF KENYA LIMITED (PAYMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL SERVICES) is also BARCKENXPIS .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank BARCLAYS BANK OF KENYA LIMITED
Branch (PAYMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL SERVICES)
City NAIROBI
Country Kenya Kenya
Branch Code PIS
Address PO Box 47278 NAIROBI KENYA
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 BARCKENXPIS

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:

BARC KE NX PIS
  • 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 BARC.
  • 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 KE. The country corresponding to this country code is Kenya.
  • 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 NX.
  • 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 PIS.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
BARC KE NX PIS