Find Swift code, BIC Code of (METROPOLITAN BRANCH) Branch of BANK OF CEYLON (BCEYLKLX618) in COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

Swift BIC Codes

BCEYLKLX618 - Swift Codes or BIC Codes of BANK OF CEYLON

Swift Codes (also called Swift-BIC, Swift Number, Swift ID, BIC Code) is a standard format of Business Identifier Codes (BIC). It is used in international money transfers. You can find the Swift Code or BIC Code for any Bank like BANK OF CEYLON in any city like COLOMBO using the swift code locator tool below. These codes are maintained and issued by Society for Worldwide International Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) to major banks and financial institutions across the world which enable these banks to wire transfer money using a unique identification code (SWIFT) without the need to specify a branch number or address.
Bank:BANK OF CEYLON
Full Swift Code:BCEYLKLX618
BIC Code & Branch Code:BCEYLKLX 618
Branch:(METROPOLITAN BRANCH)
City:COLOMBO
Address:YORK STREET 1 COLOMBO
Country: SRI LANKA

International Money Transfer:
If you want to make an International wire transfer, the sender's bank will ask the Swift BIC Code of the recipient bank along with the account holder's name and account number to initiate the transfer. The first 8 character of the swift code indicates the bank in a particular region e.g. BCEYLKLX is the bank code for BANK OF CEYLON in SRI LANKA while the last 3 characters indicate the code for a particular branch in this region (here 618 is the code for the branch (METROPOLITAN BRANCH)). XXX indicates the main branch for the bank and is the default case if the last 3 characters are not provided. In most cases, the first 8 characters (here BCEYLKLX) is sufficient for initiating International Wire Transfers as the main branch can internally transfer to other branch where the bank account of the recipient is present.

About Swift Code
SWIFT Code stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication code. A SWIFT code is also called BIC Code - Bank Identification Code which is used to identify banks uniquely throughout the world. The SWIFT code is an 8 or 11 alphanumeric characters code that uniquely identifies financial institution. If a SWIFT code is eleven characters, this means that the bank has added a three-digit code to denote a specific branch of a bank.

First 4 characters - Bank Code - Identifies financial institution uniquely (only letters)
Next 2 characters - Country Code (only letters)
Next 2 characters - Location Code (Letters and Digits)
Optional Last 3 characters - Branch Code of a bank ('XXX' for main office) (Letters and Digits)
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