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

AXIPCHZZWLK is the swift code for (WLK - AXA GROUP LIFE ALLOCATED ASSETS) Branch of AXA VERSICHERUNGEN AG Bank in WINTERTHUR Switzerland. The Branch Code for this swift code is WLK. 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 AXA VERSICHERUNGEN AG (WLK - AXA GROUP LIFE ALLOCATED ASSETS) is also AXIPCHZZWLK .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank AXA VERSICHERUNGEN AG
Branch (WLK - AXA GROUP LIFE ALLOCATED ASSETS)
City WINTERTHUR
Country Switzerland Switzerland
Branch Code WLK
Address WINTERTHUR SWITZERLAND
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 AXIPCHZZWLK

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:

AXIP CH ZZ WLK
  • 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 AXIP.
  • 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 ZZ.
  • 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 WLK.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
AXIP CH ZZ WLK