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

BARCMUMUOBU is the swift code for (MAURITIUS OFFSHORE BANKING UNIT) Branch of BARCLAYS BANK MAURITIUS LTD Bank in PORT LOUIS Mauritius. The Branch Code for this swift code is OBU. 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 MAURITIUS LTD (MAURITIUS OFFSHORE BANKING UNIT) is also BARCMUMUOBU .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank BARCLAYS BANK MAURITIUS LTD
Branch (MAURITIUS OFFSHORE BANKING UNIT)
City PORT LOUIS
Country Mauritius Mauritius
Branch Code OBU
Address SIR WILLIAM NEWTON STREET MOORGATE HOUSE PORT LOUIS MAURITIUS
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 BARCMUMUOBU

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 MU MU OBU
  • 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 MU. The country corresponding to this country code is Mauritius.
  • 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 MU.
  • 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 OBU.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
BARC MU MU OBU