Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for ISLNSTST and ISLNSTSTXXX

ISLNSTST is the swift code for Primary Office of ISLAND BANK S.A. 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 ISLAND BANK S.A. is also ISLNSTST or ISLNSTSTXXX.

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 ISLAND BANK S.A.
Branch Primary Office
City SAO TOME
Country Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe
Branch Code XXX (Optional)
Address RUA DA GUINE 1044 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 ISLNSTST and ISLNSTSTXXX

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:

ISLN 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 ISLN.
  • 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
ISLN ST ST XXX