Swift and Bank codes in the Philippines

Swift Codes and Bank Codes in the Philippines: Full List

Are you familiar with swift code and bank code in the Philippines? Well, I guess if you are in the world of freelancing it will be known to you since freelancers usually receive money through PayPal and from Paypal to their local banks.

Bank code is needed when you want to send the money from your Paypal to your local bank while Swift Code is required when you send or receive money overseas. What exactly are the bank codes and swift codes?

What is a Bank Code?

Also known as Bank Routing Symbol Transit Number (BRSTN). It is composed of 9 digit numbers which are used to identify each bank. This code is the standard bank identifier for sending and receiving money in the Philippines.

List of Bank Codes in the Philippines

Here is the list of Bank Codes in the Philippines:

BANK NAMEBANK CODE
ALLIED BANKING CORP010320013
AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND (ANZ) BANK010700015
ASIA UNITED BANK011020011
BANCO DE ORO (BDO)010530667
BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS010030015
BANGKOK BANK010670019
BANK OF AMERICA010120019
BANK OF CHINA011140014
BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS (BPI)010040018
BANK OF TOKYO010460012
BANK OF COMMERCE010440016
CHINA BANKING CORP (CHINABANK)010100013
CHINA TRUST COMMERCIAL BANK010690015
CITIBANK PHILIPPINES N.A.010070017
DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP)010590018
DEUTSCHE BANK010650013
EAST WEST BANK010620014
EXPORT & INDUSTRY BANK010860010
FUJI BANK010640010
HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANK (HSBC)010060014
INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA010560019
INTL EXCHANGE BANK010680012
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK010720011
KOREA EXCHANGE BANK010710018
INTERNATIONAL NEDERLAND BANK010660016
LANDBANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (LANDBANK)010350025
MAYBANK010220016
METROPOLITAN BANK & TRUST CO. (METROBANK)010269996
PHILIPPINE BANK OF COMMUNICATION (PBCOM)010110016
PHIL TRUST COMPANY (PHILTRUST)010090039
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK (PNB)010080010
PHILIPPINE SAVINGS BANK (PS BANK)010269996
PRUDENTIAL BANK010150018
PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK (VETERANS BANK)010330016
RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORP (RCBC)010280014
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK010050011
SECURITY BANK010140015
UNION BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (UBP)010419995
UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK (UCPB)010299995
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK010270189

What is the Swift Code?

Swift Code is commonly known as BIC or Bank Identifier Code. SWIFT is an acronym for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Contrary to bank code, swift code composed of 8 or 11 characters of numbers and letters.

Swift code is often needed when you want to send or receive money abroad. Particularly when you want to send money to your friend in another country, you have to ask for the swift code of her bank. On the other hand, if you are to receive money overseas, you need to give your bank’s swift code.

SWIFT CODES of banks derive the characters by using this format:

  • Institution Code or bank code = Four letters
  • Country Code = Two letters
  • Location Code = Two letters or two digits
  • Local Branch Code = Last three characters

List of Swift Codes of Philippine Banks

To know your bank swift code, here is the summary of Swift Codes of Philippine Banks

BANK NAMESWIFT CODE
ASIA UNITED BANK CORPORATIONAUBKPHMM
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND (ANZ) BANKING GROUP LIMITEDANZBPHMX
BANK OF COMMERCEPABIPHMM
BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS (BPI)BOPIPHMM
BANCO DE ORO (BDO) UNIBANKBNORPHMM
CHINA BANKING CORPORATION (CHINABANK)CHBKPHMM
CHINATRUST (PHILS.) COMMERCIAL BANK MANILACTCBPHMM
CITIBANK N.A. (CEBU BRANCH)CITIPHMXCBU
CITIBANK N.A. (MANILA HEAD OFFICE)CITIPHMXV
CITIBANK SAVINGS INC.CITIPH2X
DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP)DBPHPHMM
EAST WEST BANKING CORPORATIONEWBCPHMM
HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORP. (HSBC) CEBU BRANCHHSBCPHMMCEB
HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORP. (HSBC) MANILA HEAD OFFICEHSBCPHMM
HSBC SAVINGS BANK (PHILIPPINES) INC.HBPHPHMM
LANDBANK OF THE PHILIPPINESTLBPPHMM
MAYBANK PHILIPPINES INCMBBEPHMM
METROPOLITAN BANK AND TRUST CO. (METROBANK)MBTCPHMM
PHILIPPINE BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS (PBCOM)CPHIPHMM
PHILIPPINE BUSINESS BANK (PBB)PPBUPHMM
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK (PNB)PNBMPHMM
PHILIPPINE SAVINGS BANK (PS BANK)PHSBPHMM
PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANKPHVBPHMM
PHILTRUST BANK (PHILIPPINE TRUST COMPANY)PHTBPHMM
RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION (RCBC)RCBCPHMM
ROBINSONS BANK CORPORATIONROBPPHMQ
SECURITY BANK CORPORATIONSETCPHMM
STANDARD CHARTERED BANKSCBLPHMM
UNION BANK OF THE PHILIPPINESUBPHPHMM
UNITED COCONUT PLANTERS BANK (UCPB)UCPBPHMM

How to search for Swift code online?

Do you know that you can search for your Swift Code (BIC) online? If you want to be sure of your bank swift code, you can go to https://www2.swift.com/bsl/facelets/bicsearch.faces.

Swift Code

The above photo will be shown on your monitor. Fill out the institution name by the name of your bank. Select the Philippines as your country. Type the characters shown in the challenge and click search. The swift code of your bank will appear.

Alternatively, you can opt to call your bank for assistance.