SWIFT stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication and BIC stands for Bank Identifier Code. Together they make up the 8-11 character identification code of a bank or financial institution.
- Contact your recipient, the recipient’s bank, or refer to their website.
- On the SWIFT website:
- Locate and select the BIC Search function on the page (or go to online BIC Search)
- Search for the SWIFT/BIC code by entering the Institution name, City and Country
If you need more help, please contact us on 0800 103 123 or +64 4 472 7123 (if you are overseas), or visit any ANZ branch for assistance.