Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for BGFISTST and BGFISTSTXXX

BGFISTST is the swift code for Primary Office of BGFIBANK SAO TOME ET PRINCIPE Bank in SAO TOME Sao Tome and Principe. 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 BGFIBANK SAO TOME ET PRINCIPE is also BGFISTST or BGFISTSTXXX.

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 BGFIBANK SAO TOME ET PRINCIPE
Branch Primary Office
City SAO TOME
Country Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe
Branch Code XXX (Optional)
Address Avenue Marginal 12 de Julho 0 SAO TOME SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
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 BGFISTST and BGFISTSTXXX

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:

BGFI ST ST 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 BGFI.
  • 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 ST. The country corresponding to this country code is Sao Tome and Principe.
  • 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 ST.
  • 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
BGFI ST ST XXX