Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for ARBVLBBE and ARBVLBBEXXX

ARBVLBBE is the swift code for Primary Office of ARAB INVESTMENT BANK SAL Bank in BEIRUT Lebanon. Since this swift code belongs to a primary office of the bank, it can have an optional branch code "XXX". 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 ARAB INVESTMENT BANK SAL is also ARBVLBBE or ARBVLBBEXXX.

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 XXX at the end.
Bank ARAB INVESTMENT BANK SAL
Branch Primary Office
City BEIRUT
Country Lebanon Lebanon
Branch Code XXX (Optional)
Address BEIRUT SOUKS ALLENBY STREET BLOCK 25 1107-2230 BEIRUT LEBANON
Postal Code 1107-2230
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 ARBVLBBE and ARBVLBBEXXX

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:

ARBV LB BE XXX
  • 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 ARBV.
  • 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 LB. The country corresponding to this country code is Lebanon.
  • 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 BE.
  • 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 XXX.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
ARBV LB BE XXX