SWIFT Code Of Commercial Banks In Nepal

September 4, 2020 | Investopaper

Swift Code is an acronym for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications. The Swift code is used to send/transfr money internationally through electronic transactions. Swift Code is also known as Bank Identifier Code (BIC) as it helps the banks to identify them worldwide. If you have to send money from one place to another around the world through the banks, then the use of Swift Code comes into play.

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Swift code consists of 8 to 11 characters. The first four character of the code are taken from the code of the financial institution (bank). The next two characters are taken from the country code. Similarly, the next two characters are taken from the name of the place where the bank is located.  And the last three characters represent the branch of the bank and is not mandatory.

For Example

Bank Name: Agricultural Development Bank (ADBL)
Country code of Nepal: NP
Bank Office Location, Kathmandu: KA
Hence, the swift code of Agricultural Development Bank is ADBLNPKA

SWIFT Code Of Commercial Banks In Nepal

S.N Commercial Banks SWIFT Code Head Office
1 Agriculture Development Bank Ltd. ADBLNPKA Ramshahpath, Kathmandu
2 Bank of Kathmandu Ltd. BOKLNPKA Kamaladi, Kathmandu
3 Century Commercial Bank Ltd. CCBNNPKA Putalisadak, Kathmandu
4 Citizens Bank International Ltd. CTZNNPKA Narayanhitipath, Kathmandu
5 Civil Bank Ltd. CIVLNPKA Kamaladi, Kathmandu
6 Everest Bank Ltd. EVBLNPKA Lazimpat, Kathmandu
7 Global IME Bank Ltd. GLBBNPKA Panipokhari, Kathmandu
8 Himalayan Bank Ltd. HIMANPKA Kamaladi, Kathmandu
9 Kumari Bank Ltd. KMBLNPKA Durbarmarg, Kathmandu
10 Laxmi Bank Ltd. LXBLNPKA Hattisar, Kathmandu
11 Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd. MBLNNPKA Lazimpat, Kathmandu
12 Mega Bank Nepal Ltd. MBNLNPKA Kamaladi, Kathmandu
13 Nabil Bank Ltd. NARBNPKA Beena Marg, Kathmandu
14 Nepal Bangladesh Bank Ltd. NPBBNPKA Kamaladi, Kathmandu
15 Nepal Bank Ltd. NEBLNPKA Dharmapath, Kathmandu
16 Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank Ltd. NBOCNPKA Bagbazar, Kathmandu
17 Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. NIBLNPKT Durbarmarg, Kathmandu
18 Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. NSBINPKA Kesharmahal,Kathmandu
19 NIC Asia Bank Ltd. NICENPKA Thapathali, Kathmandu
20 NMB Bank Ltd. NMBBNPKA Babarmahal, Kathmandu
21 Prabhu Bank Ltd. PRVUNPKA Babarmahal, Kathmandu
22 Prime Commercial Bank Ltd. PCBLNPKA Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu
23 Rastriya Banijya Bank Ltd. RBBANPKA Singhadurbar Plaza, Kathmandu
24 Sanima Bank Ltd. SNMANPKA Nagpokhari, Kathmandu
25 Siddhartha Bank Ltd. SIDDNPKA Hattisar, Kathmandu
26 Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd. SCBLNPKA Nayabaneshwor, Kathmandu
27 Sunrise Bank Ltd. SRBLNPKA Gairidhara, Kathmandu
Nepal Rastra Bank NRBLNPKA Baluwatar, Kathmandu

Source: Websites Of Respective Banks

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Users Of Swift Code

1. Assets Management Company

2. Bank

3. Brokerage Intuitions and Trading House

4. Big Companies

5. Clearing house

6. Depositors

7. Exchange House

8. Security Dealers

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