By now, you must have heard about SWIFT Code and if you want crystal clear information about SWIFT Code, this article will definitely help you. So let’s understand what is SWIFT code, how it works, get a list of SWIFT/BIC Codes of All Banks of Nepal to receive payment, and many more.
What is a SWIFT Code?
A SWIFT code is an international bank code that identifies particular banks worldwide. It’s also known as a Bank Identifier Code (BIC). It is one of the popular methods for transferring funds worldwide and this method is usable in Nepal as well as transferring money between banks, in particular for international wire transfers. If you are using Google Adsense, Youtube, Freelancing Websites, Amazon Kindle, Payoneer, etc, and other similar platforms then it is mandatory for you to use SWIFT code to receive payment from these companies.
Banks in Nepal have their own unique SWIFT code or BIC (Bank Identified Code). This code and your bank account number are required to transfer funds.
Format of a SWIFT/BIC code:
A SWIFT is an 8-11 character code that identifies your country, city, bank, and branch, SWIFT code are formatted as follows:
- First 4 characters – Bank Code (only letters)
- Next 2 characters – Country Code (only letters)
- Next 2 characters – Location Code (letters and digits)
- Last 3 characters – Branch code, optional (letters and digits)
Where can I find my SWIFT/BIC code?
You can usually find your bank’s SWIFT code in the following three ways:
- Search in your bank account statements.
- Google search to know your bank’s SWIFT code.
- Visit the website below. First of all, select your country from the list and then select your respective bank and then branch.
- Check the SWIFT code list below.
SWIFT/BIC Codes of All Banks of Nepal
|S.N.||Name of Bank||Address||SWIFT/BIC
|1.||ACE DEVELOPMENT BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||ACDENPKA|
|2.||AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||ADBLNPKA|
|3.||BANK OF KATHMANDU LIMITED||KATHMANDU||BOKLNPKA|
|4.||CENTURY COMMERCIAL BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||CCBNNPKA|
|5.||CITIZENS BANK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED||KATHMANDU||CTZNNPKA|
|6.||CIVIL BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||CIVLNPKA|
|7.||EVEREST BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||EVBLNPKA|
|8.||GLOBAL IME BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||GLBBNPKA|
|9.||GRAND BANK NEPAL LIMITED||KATHMANDU||DCBNNPKA|
|10.||HIMALAYAN BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||HIMANPKA|
|11.||JANATA BANK NEPAL LIMITED||KATHMANDU||JBNLNPKA|
|12.||KASTHAMANDAP DEVELOPMENT BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||KDBLNPKA|
|13.||KIST BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||KISTNPKA|
|14.||KUMARI BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||KMBLNPKA|
|15.||LAXMI BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||LXBLNPKA|
|16.||LUMBINI BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||LUBLNPKA|
|17.||MACHHAPUCHCHHRE BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||MBLNNPKA|
|18.||MEGA BANK NEPAL LIMITED||KATHMANDU||MBNLNPKA|
|19.||NABIL BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||NARBNPKA|
|20.||NEPAL BANGLADESH BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||NPBBNPKA|
|21.||NEPAL BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||NEBLNPKA|
|22.||NEPAL CREDIT AND COMMERCE BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||NBOCNPKA|
|23.||NEPAL CREDIT AND COMMERCE BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||NBOCNPKANRD|
|24.||NEPAL INVESTMENT BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||NIBLNPKT|
|25||NEPAL RASTRA BANK||KATHMANDU||NRBLNPKA|
|26.||NEPAL RASTRA BANK||KATHMANDU||NRBLNPKAFED|
|27.||NEPAL SBI BANK LTD., KATHMANDU||KATHMANDU||NSBINPKA|
|28.||NEPAL SBI BANK LTD., KATHMANDU||KATHMANDU||NSBINPKA001|
|29.||NIC ASIA BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||NICENPKA|
|30.||NMB BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||NMBBNPKA|
|31.||PRABHU BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||PRVUNPKA|
|32.||PRIME COMMERCIAL BANK LTD||KATHMANDU||PCBLNPKA|
|33.||RASTRIYA BANIJYA BANK||KATHMANDU||RBBANPKA|
|34.||SANIMA BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||SNMANPKA|
|35.||SIDDHARTHA BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||SIDDNPKA|
|36.||STANDARD CHARTERED BANK NEPAL LIMITED||KATHMANDU||SCBLNPKA|
|37.||SUNRISE BANK LIMITED||KATHMANDU||SRBLNPKA|
|38.||TOURISM DEVELOPMENT BANK LTD.||KATHMANDU||TDBLNPKA|
This is all you need to know about the SWIFT code. I hope this article will be helpful to you. If you have any queries regarding this topic, do comment on us.