Swift Codes For Banks In Ghana 2021
These are the Swift Codes For Banks In Ghana you can check out for when in need of any.
I have had countless request from friends and relatives about some of the banks in Ghana and their swift codes — which prompted me to write this article with the complete list of all Ghana banks swift codes nationwide.
There are a lot of banks in Ghana today and doing swift transfer or wire transfer requires you find the swift code of that bank.
From Commercial banks in Ghana, Rural banks in Ghana, development banks in Ghana and many more banks in Ghana, all of these have a mother that is Bank of Ghana.
But swift code is important for each and every bank operating legally under Bank of Ghana — since it is required for money transfer and others.
In today’s article, we shall take a look at what Swift code means and some of the banks in Ghana with Swift codes for 2021.
Table of Contents
What Is Swift Code?
Swift Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and it is unique identification code for a particular bank.
What Is Swift Code Used For and When?
Swift codes are used particularly when transferring money between banks, for international money transfers. Despite money transfers, banks also used swift codes for exchanging other messages between them.
Understanding Swift Code
Swift code consists of 8 or 11 characters and when the 8-digit is given, it therefore refers to primary office — as given below.
AAAA BB CC DDD
|First 4 characters – bank code (only letters)|
|Next 2 characters – ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)|
|Next 2 characters – location code (letters and digits) (passive participant will have “1” in the second character)|
|Last 3 characters – branch code, optional (‘XXX’ for primary office) (letters and digits)|
Swift codes of all major banks in Ghana are very important when we want to receive or send money internationally and these are the list of swift codes for banks in Ghana below.
Swift Codes For Banks In Ghana
With these codes, I will like to give you the swift codes you can use when receiving money internationally, because they are for main branches of banks in Ghana. When receiving money internationally, it does not matter whether you save at Accra, Kumasi or Tamale. But it’s only required that you use the main branch’s swift code of your bank to receive money internationally.
These are the swift codes for banks in Ghana for you.
|Access Bank (Ghana) Limited||Accra||Head Office||ABNGGHAC|
|Agricultural Develoment Bank||Accra||Head Office||ADNTGHAC|
|ARB Apex Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||AREXGHAC|
|Bank Of Africa||Accra||Head Office||AMMAGHAC|
|Bank Of Baroda (Ghana) Limited||Accra||Head Office||BARBGHAC|
|Bank Of Ghana||Accra||Head Office||BAGHGHAC|
|Barclays Bank (Absa) Bank Of Ghana Ltd.||Accra||Head Office||BARCGHAC|
|BSIC Ghana Ltd||Accra||Head Office||BSAHGHAC|
|Cal Bank||Accra||Head Office||ACCCGHAC|
|Capital Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||FCPBGHAC|
|Central Securities Depository (GH) Limited||Accra||Head Office||CSDRGHAC|
|Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||UBGHGHAC|
|Controller And Accountant General’s Department||Accra||Head Office||CODGGHAC|
|Ecobank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||ECOCGHAC|
|Energy Bank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||ENRBGHAC|
|FBNBank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||INCEGHAC|
|Fidelity Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||FBLIGHAC|
|First Atlantic Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||FAMCGHAC|
|First National Bank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||FIRNGHAC|
|GCB Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||GHCBGHAC|
|Ghana Revenue Authority||Accra||Head Office||GHRAGHAC|
|GN Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||GNBGGHAC|
|Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Ltd||Accra||Head Office||GTBIGHAC|
|HFC Bank (Ghana )Ltd||Accra||Head Office||HFCAGHAC|
|OMNIBANK Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||OMBLGHAC|
|National Investment Bank||Accra||Head Office||NIBGGHAC|
|Prudential Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||PUBKGHAC|
|Republic Bank||Accra||Head Office||HFCAGHAC|
|The Royal Bank||Accra||Head Office||TRBGGHAC|
|Social Security And National Insurance Trust||Accra||Head Office||SSNTGHAC|
|Societe Generale Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||SSEBGHAC|
|Sovereign Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||SVBGGHAC|
|Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||SBICGHAC|
|Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||SCBLGHAC|
|Takoradi International Company||Takoradi||Head Office||TAKOGHAC|
|Unibank Ghana Limited||Accra||Head Office||UBGHGHAC|
|United Bank For Africa (Ghana) Limited||Accra||Head Office||STBGGHAC|
|Universal Merchant Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||MBGHGHAC|
|UT Bank Limited||Accra||Head Office||UTBKGHAC|
|Zenith Bank (GHANA) Limited||Accra||Head Office||ZEBLGHAC|
These are the swift codes for Banks in Ghana — that are recommended for your international money transfers.
Now, after knowing the swift code for banks in Ghana to use when receiving money internationally, it’s time to know for banks in Ghana according to cities and we shall cover that in our next article post for you — and all we urge you to do is to subscribe to our feeds.