List of all banks in Nigeria and their swift codes

List of all banks in Nigeria and their swift codes

Swift code is a code used when doing transactions across the border. It helps you receive and send money to your friends, business partner, or anybody who lives outside your country.

In this post, we shall discuss with you the list of all banks in Nigeria and their respective swift code.

If you want to receive money in Nigeria from abroad, you need to send your Swift code along with other information such as your IBAN code, account number, Bank name, Bank address, etc.

All the details above are the same except your IBAN number and swift code. IBAN is an acronym for International Bank Account Number.

We won’t talk much about IBAN here as our today’s topic is centered on the swift code of all banks in Nigeria. If you want to know more about how to know your IBAN number, please click here to read our guide on that.

Read this also: top best five websites to use to buy Dollars (2022).

If you know that today’s topic will interest you, now, let’s get started.

List of all Nigerian banks and their swift codes

S/NBank/InstitutionSwift CodeHead Office
1ACCESS BANK PLCABNGNGLALAGOS
2AFRICAN EXPORT-IMPORT BANKAFXMNGLALAGOS
3ASSOCIATED DISCOUNT HOUSE LIMITEDADHLNGLALAGOS
4CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIACBNINGLALAGOS
5CENTRAL SECURITIES CLEARING SYSTEM LIMITEDCSCYNGLALAGOS
6CITIBANK NIGERIA LIMITEDCITINGLALAGOS
7DIAMOND BANK PLCDBLNNGLALAGOS
8ECOBANK NIGERIA PLCECOCNGLALAGOS
9ENTERPRISE BANK LIMITEDSPRGNGLALAGOS
10EXPRESS DISCOUNT LIMITEDEDHLNGLLLAGOS
11FIDELITY BANK PLCFIDTNGLALAGOS
12FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA LTDFBNINGLALAGOS
13FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANKFCMBNGLALAGOS
14FSDH MERCHANT BANK LTDFSDHNGLALAGOS
15GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLCGTBINGLALAGOS
16HERITAGE BANKING COMPANY LIMITEDHBCLNGLALAGOS
17JAIZ BANK PLCJAIZNGLALAGOS
18KAKAWA DISCOUNT HOUSEKDHLNGLALAGOS
19KEYSTONE BANK LIMITEDPLNINGLALAGOS
20MAINSTREET BANK LIMITEDAFRNNGLALAGOS
21NIGERIAN EXPORT-IMPORT BANKNEXMNGLALAGOS
22RAND MERCHANT BANK NIGERIA LIMITEDFIRNNGLALAGOS
23SKYE BANK PLCPRDTNGLALAGOS
24STANBIC IBTC BANK PLCSBICNGLXLAGOS
25STANDARD CHARTERED BANK NIGERIA LIMITEDSCBLNGLALAGOS
26STERLING BANK PLCNAMENGLALAGOS
27UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLCUBNINGLALAGOS
28UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLCUNAFNGLALAGOS
29UNITY BANK PLCICITNGLALAGOS
30WEMA BANK PLCWEMANGLALAGOS
31ZENITH BANK PLCZEIBNGLALAGOS

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is swift code?

A SWIFT code is a code that can be used to identify the country where a bank is located. It helps people to quickly find it very easily when they want to send money to a bank account overseas by using a platform like WorldRemit, Ria, Western Union, etc.
Swift code helps to ensure your money’s going to the right place.
All SWIFT codes consist of 8 or 11 characters. An 11-digit code refers to a specific branch, while an 8-digit code (or one ending in ‘XXX’) refers to the bank’s head office.

Top famous banks in Nigeria and their swift codes

1. First bank: FBNINGLA
2. UBA: UNAFNGLA
3. Access: ABNGNGLA
4. GTBANK: GTBINGLA
5. Zenith bank: ZEIBNGLA
6. Opay: OPAHGB22 
7. Kuda: KUDANGBA234, etc.
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Do swift code and BIC the same

SWIFT code registrations are handled by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT). The term SWIFT is often used interchangeably with BIC, which stands for Bank Identifier Code. Hence, they are not the same.

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