Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for UNAFNGLA009

UNAFNGLA009 is the swift code for (IDUMAGBO BRANCH) Branch of UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC Bank in LAGOS Nigeria. The Branch Code for this swift code is 009. 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 UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC (IDUMAGBO BRANCH) is also UNAFNGLA009 .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC
Branch (IDUMAGBO BRANCH)
City LAGOS
Country Nigeria Nigeria
Branch Code 009
Address 52, IDUMAGBO AVENUE LAGOS NIGERIA
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 UNAFNGLA009

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:

UNAF NG LA 009
  • 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 UNAF.
  • 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 NG. The country corresponding to this country code is Nigeria.
  • 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 LA.
  • 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 009.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
UNAF NG LA 009