In most cases, you will only need zenith bank swift code for their head office in Lagos. But just in case, we have included zenith bank Abuja office bic code.
Swift code is the same thing as BIC code. It was initially called swift code because it was introduced by an organization called swift.
SWIFT means Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. Virtually all banks in the world are members of this society.
Swift code was later standardized as BIC which stands for Bank Identifier Code.
Zenith Bank Swift Code: BIC (Bank Identifier Code) for Lagos & Abuja.
Swift code or BIC is different from sort codes. Swift/BIC code is a unique identifier for each banks across the globe. This code is important to send or receive funds overseas.
The full swift code is 11 characters. But last 3 characters is the branch code which is not always needed for international money transfer. The main/head office code is 8 characters.
Also Read: Gtbank Swift Code.
Zenith Bank Swift Code is ZEIBNGLA for their head office in Lagos.
For Abuja branch head office, it is ZEIBNGLA013.
Here is the break down of the 8 and 11 characters of the zenith bank bic code.
- First 4 digit represent the bank’s code. Which is ZEIB for zenith bank.
- The next 2 digit represent the country code. Nigeria’s code is NG.
- Next 2 digit that follows stands for head office location. LA for Lagos.
- Last 3 digit like i said earlier is for different branches of the bank in the country. 013 for Abuja branch.
Also Read: Zenith Bank Transfer Code.
Now you understand how it is ZEIBNGLA for head office and ZEIBNGLA013 for Abuja office.
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