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Find SWIFT/BIC codes

Everything you need to know

SWIFT/BIC codes are used for transferring money overseas. SWIFT stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication and BIC stands for Bank Identifier Code. Together they make up the 8-11 character identification code of a bank or financial institution.

Here's what you need to know:

  • When you send a payment overseas, the SWIFT/BIC code is mandatory and identifies the beneficiary (receiving) bank or financial institution.
  • Some countries will allow the option to enter a Branch number or a SWIFT/BIC code
  • ANZ Australia’s SWIFT/BIC code is ANZBAU3M.

How do I obtain a SWIFT/BIC code?