Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for ABNACHZ8ZRH

ABNACHZ8ZRH is the swift code for (ZURICH BRANCH) Branch of THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC, EDINBURGH, ZURICH BRANCH Bank in ZURICH Switzerland. The Branch Code for this swift code is ZRH. 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 THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC, EDINBURGH, ZURICH BRANCH (ZURICH BRANCH) is also ABNACHZ8ZRH .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC, EDINBURGH, ZURICH BRANCH
Branch (ZURICH BRANCH)
City ZURICH
Country Switzerland Switzerland
Branch Code ZRH
Address Beethovenstrasse 33 8022 ZURICH SWITZERLAND
Postal Code 8022
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 ABNACHZ8ZRH

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:

ABNA CH Z8 ZRH
  • 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 ABNA.
  • 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 CH. The country corresponding to this country code is Switzerland.
  • 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 Z8.
  • 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 ZRH.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
ABNA CH Z8 ZRH