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

SBINLKLXFCB is the swift code for (FOREIGN CURRENCY BANKING UNIT) Branch of STATE BANK OF INDIA Bank in COLOMBO Sri Lanka. The Branch Code for this swift code is FCB. 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 STATE BANK OF INDIA (FOREIGN CURRENCY BANKING UNIT) is also SBINLKLXFCB .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank STATE BANK OF INDIA
Branch (FOREIGN CURRENCY BANKING UNIT)
City COLOMBO
Country Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Branch Code FCB
Address 16 SIR BARON JAYATILAKA MAWATHA COLOMBO SRI LANKA
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 SBINLKLXFCB

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:

SBIN LK LX FCB
  • 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 SBIN.
  • 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 LK. The country corresponding to this country code is Sri Lanka.
  • 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 LX.
  • 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 FCB.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
SBIN LK LX FCB