What is SWIFT Code?

This is a unique banking code assigned to all banks worldwide to transact with each other either financial transaction or any other communication. Each bank irrespective of its number of branches, which is participating in international transactions, is assigned a unique code called Bank Identifier code (BIC code). The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), handles the registration of these code so this code is also called SWIFT code.

This code is approved by the International Standard Organization (ISO) and is also known as ISO 9362 code.

SWIFT Codes are of 8 to 11 Characters long. Eight characters are necessary and the remaining three characters are optional. These three characters the branch code. Where an 8-digit code is given, it is assumed that it refers to the primary office of the bank.

HDFC Bank SWIFT code


Please recheck the HDFC SWIFT code at their website before doing any transaction


There is no separate SWIFT code for individual branches in India. The above-mentioned HDFC Bank Swift code can be used for remitting funds to HDFC bank anywhere in India from abroad

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