Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for COMBKWKWA51

COMBKWKWA51 is the swift code for (SALWA BRANCH) Branch of THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT Bank in KUWAIT Kuwait. The Branch Code for this swift code is A51. 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 THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT (SALWA BRANCH) is also COMBKWKWA51 .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF KUWAIT
Branch (SALWA BRANCH)
City KUWAIT
Country Kuwait Kuwait
Branch Code A51
Address MUBARAK AL-KABIR STREET 13029 KUWAIT KUWAIT
Postal Code 13029
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 COMBKWKWA51

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:

COMB KW KW A51
  • 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 COMB.
  • 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 KW. The country corresponding to this country code is Kuwait.
  • 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 KW.
  • 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 A51.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
COMB KW KW A51