SWIFT Codes for Kenyan Banks can be hard to find. In this table, we list a list of swift codes that you can use to receive funds from your international customers; whether you are running an online business, an export business or an import business, you are in the right place. We can help you get the right codes. Keep in mind that these swift codes can change.
What is a Swift Code?
A swift code is a number used to identify banks and financial institutions.
The SWIFT code or the SWIFT number for Kenyan banks is used to identify Kenyan banks in the international financial system. The SWIFT Code can sometimes be called the Business Identifier Code (BIC). SWIFT & BIC codes facilitate the transfer of money between banks from one country to the other. For example, you will need the BIC or the SWIFT CODE to receive your business money or transfer payment internationally.
What is the Format of a SWIFT Code?
The SWIFT or BIC code has 8 to 11 characters representing branch, bank, country and location in the following order:
Bank Code [4 letters]
The first 4 letters of the SWIFT code represent the bank. The letters are unique to each bank, and they are abbreviations of the Bank’s name.
Country Code [2 letters]
The letters following the bank code show the country where the bank is operating. If a bank has branches in different countries, the country code in its SWIFT code changes.
Location Code [2 Letters]
The SWIFT code has 2 letters representing the bank’s head office address. Keep in mind that a bank with different branches will have different location codes
Branch Code [3 numerals]
The Branch code in the SWIFT Code is represented through digits.
Example SWIFT CODE
Kenyan Banks’ SWIFT & BIC CODES
|Bank Name|| LIVE SWIFT BIC CODE
||SWIFT BIC CODE
|CENTRAL BANK OF KENYA||CBKEKENX||CBKEKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|CO-OPERATIVE BANK OF KENYA LTD||KCOOKENA||KCOOKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|CREDIT BANK LTD||CRBTKENA||CRBTKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|DIAMOND TRUST BANK KENYA LTD||DTKEKENA||DTKEKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|FAMILY BANK LIMITED||FABLKENA||FABLKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|FIDELITY COMMERCIAL BANK (Acquired by SMB)||FCBLKENA||FCBLKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|BANK OF BARODA||BARBKENA||BARBKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|ABSA BANK||ABSAKENA||ABSAKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|CONSOLIDATED BANK OF KENYA LTD||CONKKENA||CONKKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|CARITAS MICROFINANCE BANK||CRMFKENA||CRMFKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|FAULU MICROFINANCE BANK||FAUMKENA||FAUMKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|GUARANTY TRUST BANK (KENYA)||GTBIKENA||GTBIKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|GULF AFRICAN BANK LTD||GAFRKENA||GAFRKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|FIRST COMMUNITY BANK LIMITED||IFCBKENA||IFCBKENA||NAIROBI||Read More|
|HFC LIMITED||HFCOKENA||HFCOKEN0||NAIROBI||Read More|
|KENYA WOMEN MICROFINANCE BANK||
|STANBIC BANK KENYA LIMITED||SBICKENX||SBICKENX||NAIROBI||Read More|
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK KENYA LIMITED
|VICTORIA COMMERCIAL BANK LIMITED||VICMKENA||VICMKENA||NAIROBI||Read More|
|NCBA BANK KENYA||CBAFKENX||CBAFKENX||NAIROBI||Read More|
|UBA KENYA BANK LIMITED||UNAFKENA||UNAFKENA||NAIROBI||Read More|