Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for BASECH23 and BASECH23XXX

BASECH23 is the swift code for Primary Office of BANCA DEL SEMPIONE SA Bank in LUGANO Switzerland. 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 BANCA DEL SEMPIONE SA is also BASECH23 or BASECH23XXX.

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 BANCA DEL SEMPIONE SA
Branch Primary Office
City LUGANO
Country Switzerland Switzerland
Branch Code XXX (Optional)
Address 5 VIA P. PERI 6900 LUGANO SWITZERLAND
Postal Code 6900
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 BASECH23 and BASECH23XXX

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:

BASE CH 23 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 BASE.
  • 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 23.
  • 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
BASE CH 23 XXX